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Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Mirrors IDPH Concerns

Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction Mirrors IDPH Concerns

A report released by the U.S. Surgeon General concludes one in seven people in the U.S. is expected to develop a substance use disorder at some point in their lives. Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health notes that while substance misuse and use disorders may occur at any age, adolescence and young adulthood are particularly critical periods.

Friday, November 18, 2016/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2698)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Iowa Climbs Two Spots in National Health Rankings

Iowa Climbs Two Spots in National Health Rankings

The 26th annual America’s Health Rankings report, compiled by the United Health Foundation, is out today and shows Iowa has climbed two places in the overall rankings to 22nd in the nation. While the report represents a snapshot in time, it does give an indication of some of the public health successes Iowa has seen in the last year, along with remaining challenges.

Thursday, December 10, 2015/Author: Polly Carver-Kimm/Number of views (2214)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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