WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the United States grapples with an ongoing opioid epidemic, experts are calling attention to a hidden aspect of the crisis: Many overdose deaths may, in fact, be suicides.
The researchers describe suicide as a "silent contributor" to the nation's opioid overdose death rate.
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs to prevent HIV-positive pregnant women from infecting their unborn babies appear safe and don't raise the risk for premature birth or infant death, new research indicates.
The U.S. scientists said their findings should ease worries among expectant mothers treated with antiviral regim... Full Page
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The racial gap between black and white Americans for dying early has narrowed, but opioid overdose deaths among whites might be fueling part of that otherwise positive trend.
The new findings stem from an analysis of death records between 1990 and 2014, which tracked "years of life lost," m... Full Page
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