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Who came to Ontario emergency rooms (ER) for harmful use of alcohol and why?

Daniel T Myran et al. (2019) study gives us an excellent bird’s eye view of one aspect of Ontarians’ harmful use of alcohol: Their emergency room (ER) visits attributable to alcohol use. They have used administrative data available from 2003 to 2016: 13 years. The following are my key takeaways….

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Geoffrey Rose’s Prevention Paradox

Updated on March 31, 2024. Zoom in to the following graph’s red bars; Those red bars represent the probability levels of conceiving a baby with Down syndrome in each group. As we can see in the X-axis, women aged 30 and younger carry the lowest probability risk. Then, the risk…

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