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Texas' 2021 Abortion Ban Tied to Rise in Infant Deaths

Drugs.com

MONDAY, June 24, 2024 -- Following state legislation passed in 2021 that essentially banned abortion in Texas, the rate of infant deaths rose by almost 13%, compared to a much smaller 1.8% rise nationwide, a new study finds.The number of Texan.

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Analysis suggests 2021 Texas abortion ban resulted in increase in infant deaths in state in year after law went into effect

Science Daily: Pharmacology News

The study estimates that infant deaths in Texas increased more than expected in the year following the state's 2021 ban on abortion in early pregnancy, especially among infants with congenital anomalies.

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Deaths from Excessive Alcohol Use in the US, 2016-2021

Common Sense for Drug Policy Blog

Deaths from Excessive Alcohol Use in the US, 2016-2021 "From 2016–2017 to 2020–2021, the average annual number of U.S. deaths from excessive alcohol use increased by more than 40,000 (29%), from approximately 138,000 per year (2016–2017) to 178,000 per year (2020–2021). MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2024;73:154–161.

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First comprehensive look at effects of 2020-2021 California megafires on terrestrial wildlife habitat

Science Daily: Pharmacology News

In 2020 and 2021, California experienced fire activity unlike anything recorded in the modern record. When the smoke cleared, the amount of burned forest totaled ten times more than the annual average going back to the late 1800s. We know that wildlife in western forests evolved with changing habitat and disturbances like wildfire.

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All eyes on Lab Innovations 2021

Drug Discovery Today

~ UK’s biggest trade show for the laboratory industry returns for 2021 ~

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ELRIG UK Announces Drug Discovery 2021 Event to Host SLAS’s Innovation AveNEW

Drug Discovery Today

• ELRIG Drug Discovery 2021, ACC Liverpool, UK, 19–20 October• Face-to-face event aims to re-connect, re-invent, and re-imagine drug discovery• SLAS’s Innovation AveNEW promotes start-ups by awarding free-of-charge exhibition space and access to a network of potential business partners

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EXCLUSIVE: The 340B Program Reached $54 Billion in 2022—Up 22% vs. 2021 (rerun)

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billion (+22.3%) higher than its 2021 counterpart. I couldn’t wait to share the news, hence this special Sunday post. For 2022, discounted purchases under the 340B program reached a record $53.7 billion —an astonishing $9.8 The difference between list prices and discounted 340B purchases also grew, to $52.3 billion (+$2.6