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It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

Sweden is experiencing a shift in the gender balance that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, there are now more men than women in the population
Published: 05/30/16

IFHS senior draws strength from personal tragedy

While other major causes of death decline in the U.S., suicide rates continue to climb, this year hitting a 30-year high according to a report released in April by the National Center for Health Statistics
Published: 05/29/16

Federal study inconclusive on TCE and birth defects

A federal study prompted by concerns about health effects of exposure to the solvent TCE is inconclusive about the chemical's potential link to birth defects
Published: 05/26/16

South Dakota ahead of national average in breast cancer rate

Breast cancer rates in South Dakota are surging beyond national averages, and officials aren't sure why
Published: 05/23/16

Editorials from around Oregon

Editorials from around Oregon
Published: 05/23/16

UN: Life expectancy worldwide has increased by 5 years

The World Health Organization says people have gained about five years of life expectancy in the last 15 years, the fastest increase since the 1960s, in a report issued Thursday
Published: 05/19/16

North Carolina editorial roundup

Summary of recent North Carolina newspaper editorials
Published: 05/18/16

West Virginia official aims to lower prescription drug abuse

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey plans to purchase incinerators for the disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medication in a state that leads the nation in the rate of overdose deaths
Published: 05/17/16
As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities

As many as 4 in 10 gay men have HIV in some Southern cities

Three out of every 10 gay or bisexual men in several cities in the U.S. south have been diagnosed with the AIDS virus, twice the national rate, according to a study about how common HIV infections are in metro areas
Published: 05/17/16
Study shows anglers aren't over-fishing Lake Oahe walleye

Study shows anglers aren't over-fishing Lake Oahe walleye

A multi-year study of walleye in Lake Oahe in the Dakotas is showing that anglers do a good job of protecting the resource
Published: 05/16/16