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U.S. patients have lower mortality rates with foreign-trained doctors

Image result for U.S. patients have lower mortality rates with foreign-trained doctorsU.S. patients may have lower mortality rates if their doctors were trained at foreign medical schools rather than at American universities, a recent study suggests.

Researchers examined data for more than 1.2 million hospitalizations handled by general internists at U.S. hospitals and found patients were slightly less likely to die within 30 days after admission if their doctor went to medical school in another country….more:  reuters.

US|Murder Rates Rose in a Quarter of the Nation’s 100 Largest Cities

Murder rates rose significantly in 25 of the nation’s 100 largest cities last year, according to an analysis
by The New York Times of new data compiled from individual police Image result for Murder Rates Rose in a Quarter of the Nation’s 100 Largest Citiesdepartments. The findings confirm a trend that was tracked recently in a study published by the National Institute of Justice. “The homicide increase in the nation’s large cities  ….MORE: .nytimes.com

Small Towns Face Rising Suicide Rates .

The New York Times

Nov 3, 2015 – Small Towns Face Rising Suicide Rates. By LAURA BEIL NOV. 3, 2015… Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times … Rural adolescents commit suicide at roughly twice the rate of their urban peers, according to a study …
more: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/03/health/small-towns-face-rising-suicide-rates.html