Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

“UTAH VALLEY EVERYDAY HERO Utah Valley Everyday Hero: Springville student recognized for helping prevent friend’s suicide”

May 24, 2017

“In [the U.S.] the consumption of soda per person peaked in the late 1990s, at nearly 53 gallons per person, and [is now] about 75% of that level.”

May 21, 2017

“1kg of fentanyl costs around $4,000…and yields profits of $1.6m on the streets…1kg of heroin costs around $6,000 [and yields] a few hundred thousand dollars.”

May 19, 2017

“…`psychonauts’, mostly educated young men, excited by the chance to ingest new substances and discuss their explorations with others…”

May 19, 2017

Some causes of deaths in U.S. in 2015: 33,091 by opioid overdoses (almost 3x 2012 figure); 36,132 by guns; 35,092 by car crashes.

May 15, 2017