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Study ties risk of problem gambling with proximity to casinos and other gambling opportunities
...ion and density of gambling opportunities, such as casinos
or lottery outlets, policy makers have some influence over the rates of problem gambling in our society." Welte said respondents living in disadvantaged neighborhoods reported much higher rates of problem gambling than those who do not live in...
New data finds recalls of automated external defibrillators to be common
..."Public places such as airports, sports arenas and casinos
are now routinely outfitted with AEDs and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [FDA] has approved certain AED models for home use," he says. "Unfortunately, as AED use has increased, so too has the number of recalled devices." Maisel and his collea...
Reducing the damage caused by cardiac arrest
...threshold of $50,000 per year of life gained, only casinos
($542), non-acute hospitals ($30,750), and nursing homes ($45,926) met the cost-effectiveness criteria. Costs in other locations spanned a wide range, with shopping malls at $67,690, hotels at $143,530, restaurants and bars at $347,954, medical offi...