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Perfectly healthy to brain dead in days

A mosquito bite has rendered a totally healthy man brain dead in just nine days after the bug passed on a rare but potentially fatal virus. Michigan man Gregg McChesney, 64, died in August after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis. “He was a perfectly healthy, happy human being and within a matter of nine days he… Read More »

Viewpoints: Hospitals Deserve Large Share Of Settlement From Opioid Lawsuits; If Young People Want To Vape, They Should Be Allowed To Do So

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Don’t Forget Our Frontline Caregivers In The Opioid Epidemic America’s opioid epidemic will go down in history alongside the Spanish flu, typhoid, polio and AIDS as one of our worst public health disasters. Between 1999 and 2017, almost 218,000 people… Read More »