The number of Veterans to whom the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND) program issued naloxone ("a medication used to block the effects of a potentially fatal opioid overdose") from May 2014 to September 2019, according to a recent press release from the VA.
The percentage increase between 2017 and 2018 of soldiers testing positive for THC at "nine Army bases in or near marijuana-friendly states," according to a recent article in the military-focused online publication, Task & Purpose. "For comparison, there has been a 5% increase in soldiers testing positive for THC across the entire Army." THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is "the principal psychoactive component in cannabis."
The rate of violent injuries experienced by healthcare workers in 2017, "compared to rates under 2.0 per 1,000 for other private industry," according to a recent article in the journal Health Affairs -- Violence And The US Health Care Sector: Burden And Response.