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How U.S. gun deaths compare to other countries
WTSP - 2/3/2016 3:17:30 PM
"Overall, our results show that the U.S., which has the most firearms per capita in the world, suffers disproportionately from firearms compared with other high-income countries," said ... for 82 percent of all gun deaths. The United States also accounted ...
Americans are much more likely to be killed by guns than people in other countries
TheSacramento Bee - 2/4/2016 12:31:41 PM
When nine people are gunned down at an Oregon community college, or 14 people fatally shot at a holiday party in California, or nine parishioners killed at a church in Charleston, the world ... countries. The rate of unintentional deaths involving guns ...
Gambia Celebrates World Cancer Day
AllAfrica - 2/5/2016 3:58:05 PM
Gambia joined the rest of the world to ... combined total deaths from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, he noted, it is estimated that there will be 15 million cases of cancer annually, and 70 per cent of which would occur in the developing countries.
Exceptionalism: 80% of gun-related deaths in developed world happen ... Guess where?
Axis of Logic - 2/4/2016 1:21:47 PM
Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by a gun compared to people living in other developed nations around the world. This is according ... Taking into account all deaths caused by firearms in developed countries, the researchers were able ...
Americans are ten times more likely to die from firearms than citizens of other developed countries
Science Daily - 2/2/2016 5:34:42 PM
Gun deaths are a serious public ... analyzed mortality data gathered by the World Health Organization in 2010. Investigators found that despite having similar rates of nonlethal crimes as other high-income countries, the U.S. has much higher rates of ...
Venezuela Tops World's Most Miserable Economies for Second Year
News Max - 2/4/2016 7:23:52 AM
Galloping inflation at an annual average of 98.3 percent last year alongside 6.8 percent unemployment earned the South American country the runaway top spot ... pump in Venezuela are the cheapest in the world, even as costs for everyday items and luxuries ...
1 in 3 South Korean deaths 'avoidable', Seoul says
United Press International - 2/5/2016 6:14:05 PM
The Korea Herald reported avoidance of psychiatric treatment and excessive alcohol consumption were linked to the rate of suicide in the country. Up to 40 people take their lives daily in South Korea, according to government statistics, and suicide is the ...
World Cancer Day Aims to Unite Millions to Increase Awareness, Reduce Global Burden
OncLive - 2/4/2016 10:32:58 PM
Held each year on Feb. 4, World Cancer Day aims to unite people from around the world to increase awareness of cancer in a positive and inspiring way. With more than 8 million cancer deaths worldwide ... or your community/country, as everyone can make ...
Gun deaths in the US are 25 times higher than elsewhere
Raw Story - 2/5/2016 12:30:30 PM
A study published in The American Journal of Medicine, based on data collected by the World Health Organization in 2010, shows that Americans are 10 times more likely than citizens of any other high-income country to…
Colombia blames 3 deaths on Zika, nerve disorder
Channel News Asia - 2/5/2016 8:22:56 PM
"Other cases (of deaths linked to Zika) are going to emerge," she said. "The world is realising that Zika can be deadly. The mortality rate is not very high, but it can be deadly." Colombia has been hit hardest by the Zika outbreak of any country except ...
Colombia has linked Zika to 3 deaths
The Business Insider - 2/5/2016 4:26:43 PM
On Friday, Colombia's health minister said — preemptively and perhaps incorrectly — that there was a "causal connection" between Zika, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and three deaths that occurred in the country ... "The world is realizing that Zika ...
Here’s a Breakdown of Selfie-Related Deaths
New York Magazine - 2/5/2016 9:53:01 AM
More than a quarter of selfie-related deaths, perhaps unsurprisingly, are concentrated among 21-year-olds, and 75 percent are male. In terms of where in the world these selfie-related ... to the point where the country has declared 16 no-selfie zones.
World Cancer Day: Here is what WHO recommended to India to lower cancer risk
Daily News and Analysis - 2/4/2016 11:05:47 AM
WHO said that every year 8.2 million people die from the disease across the world and two-thirds of these deaths occur in low and middle income countries. It also said tobacco use, both in smoke and smokeless forms accounts for 22% of cancer deaths ...
UN Marks 'World Cancer Day'
Student Operated Press - 2/5/2016 1:06:17 PM
The world`s poorest countries are home to more than 8 in 10 women newly diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 9 in 10 deaths from the disease. " While applauding the success of cervical cancer screening in many high-income countries, the Secretary-General ...
While the world improves its record, here's why India has world’s most stillborn babies
Firstpost - 2/5/2016 6:11:06 AM
Such deaths ... of any country in 2015, according to research published last month by the Lancet, a global medical journal. A stillbirth is a “baby born with no signs of life at or after 28 weeks’ gestation”, according to the World Health Organisation.