Addiction

Mapping the shifting opioid epidemic to aid public health efforts

Combining emergency medical services and vital statistics data, a new study led by researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine provides a unique view of the opioid overdose epidemic in an urban area. The study identifies ...

Cardiology

From 1999 to 2019, death rates higher in rural versus urban areas

(HealthDay)—From 1999 through 2019, the death rates for males and females were higher in rural than urban areas, according to a September data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National ...