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Lessons of Public Health From Bangladesh

Bangladesh emerged from its struggle for independence in 1971 as a war-ravaged and impoverished nation. With a broken bureaucracy, fragile education system, and dismal health conditions, many termed it a “basket case”. Today, Bangladesh’s rapid strides in improving its health outcomes over the last few decades are referred to as “one of the great mysteries of global health” by The Lancet.

Kerala Implements Ambitious New Health Policy

The Left Democratic Front made a promise in its election manifesto of 2016 – that it would draft a new health policy for the specific needs of the state. In mid-February, the state cabinet approved such a policy prepared by a 17-member panel constituted by the health department comprising eminent medical practitioners and health activists.

NFL Players: Study On their Brain Helped Survivors of Domestic violence

LaTasha Unseld was nervous, but she wanted to read the 5,283 words she'd written. And she would not let her headache stop her. After all, as she told the court, her headache was due to her ex.

Doctors told Unseld she was one punch away from severe brain trauma after her ex-partner, Demetrius Singleton, choked and beat her in 2014. Singleton, the father of her children and her partner for two decades, is in prison for aggravated domestic battery, strangulation and sexual assault.

Rise in Fentanyl Overdose Deaths in the U.S.

A new study in the U. S. reveals that overdose deaths involving dangerous synthetic opioids like fentanyl have skyrocketed in recent years, surpassing deaths from prescription painkillers. The report was published in the issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.