Monthly Archives: November 2012

National graduation rates released

(CNN) – The U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) released a report of state high school graduation rates, which for the first time includes apples-to-apples comparisons among most states. Each state used to determine its own graduation rate; now states are … Continue reading

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CDC: Half of young people with HIV don’t know it

Almost a quarter of new HIV cases are seen in young people, and more than half of them don’t know they’re infected, says a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. According to the report, more than 12,000 … Continue reading

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4 Surgeries to Avoid

Original article found here Reasons to think twice before going under the knife Any surgery is dangerous. The body considers an operation a serious insult, and even some minor procedures come with major risks, such as bleeding, blood clots, infections, … Continue reading

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How Much Waste Is There in the Health Care System?

Oringinal article found here Think that it’s a small problem? Think again We have a job to do. Hungarian doctor Ignaz Semmelweis suggested 165 years ago that simply by washing their hands, physicians would reduce the high death rate among … Continue reading

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Delaware MVJ Club Helps Sandy Victims

With a large portion of the North East still┬ádesperately┬átrying to recover from the aftermath of hurricane Sandy the help of numerous charities and individuals have proved invaluable in helping these areas. Delaware MVJ Club member Tim Rahaim and his girlfriend … Continue reading

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