Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - 10 July 2017

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According to the CDC, the amount of opioids prescribed per person in the U.S. was three times higher in 2015 compared to 1999. 

The CDC found that opioid prescribing in the U.S. is inconsistent. "Providers in the highest prescribing counties prescribed 6 times more opioids per person than the lowest prescribing counties in 2015." 

By the Numbers - June 12, 2017


The number of Americans "missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, Vietnam, and the Iraq and other conflicts," according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) -- American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics. The Defense Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Accounting Agency has a list of those who have been “Recently Accounted For."