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Emergency Department Visits for Drug Poisoning: United States, 2008–2011
Among persons aged 35–49, the ED visit rate for drug poisonings was higher among females (51.2 per 10,000 persons) compared with males (31.9 per 10,000 persons). The ED visit rate for females was higher among those aged 20–34 and 35–49 compared with those aged 0–19 and 50 and over. Females had a higher ED visit rate for drug poisonings that were self-inflicted compared with males.
Restaurant Menu Labeling Use Among Adults — 17 States, 2012
In 2012, among adults who noticed ML information at fast food and chain restaurants, 57.3% were restaurant ML users. Although ML use was higher among women in all of the 17 states, ML use by age group and race/ethnicity varied across states.
Nutritional Status of Women and Child Refugees from Syria — Jordan, April–May 2014
Preliminary findings indicated a high prevalence of anemia in Zaatari camp among both children and women (48.4% and 44.8%, respectively). Nutrition policies aimed at ensuring optimal child and maternal micronutrient status and addressing the underlying risk factors for anemia are likely to result in improved health outcomes and a reduction in anemia.
Home Canning and Botulism (8/30/2012)
Home canning is an excellent way to preserve garden produce and share it with family and friends, but it can be risky or even deadly if not done correctly and safely.
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