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Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »

Love, Death and the Internet: The virtual ghosts left behind long after we die

ROBERT Mark Boydell joined Facebook in March 2017. He’s slender; in his late-teens or early-20s with dark hair, high cheekbones and a rock-and-roll hipster aesthetic. In one photo, he is stepping out of a closet, face painted and cigarette hanging between his fingers, bundled into a dark jacket and film camera haze – the kind… Read More »

Ireland has one of the highest death rates from asthma in Western Europe

It has been revealed that Ireland had the worst mortality rates when it comes to asthma in Western Europe. The Asthma Society of Ireland has warned that the country is “getting asthma management wrong” and that it is causing a serious economic burden. A new report from the organisation has shown that there were 421,000 specialist and 133,000… Read More »

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over ‘severe infections’ causing at least 1 death: report

Dozens of people sued Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver on Saturday, a year after the Colorado hospital said reported “breaches” in sterilization procedures involving surgical instruments may have put patients at risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Many of the 67 patients and 20 spouses who filed the lawsuit have said the infections they suffered led to serious pain.… Read More »