Tag Archives: death

MiniMed insulin pumps recalled after 2,175 injuries, 1 confirmed death

Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled by the company due to a dosing defect that has already caused 2,175 injuries and at least one death. On Thursday, the FDA issued a statement warning that the MiniMed 600 Series devices are known to have a missing or broken retainer ring, which helps keep the insulin… Read More »

What are death taxes

The estate tax is a recurring source of contentious political debate and political football. Listen to Adam Smith: inheritance tax is good”. The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. That means the tax penalty could be even higher, depending on the results of 2020’s election. 11, 2012, from All Things Considered, National Public… Read More »

Black Adventists Have Lower Cancer and Death Rates

A new study published in the American Cancer Society’s journal Cancer reveals that the healthy Seventh-day Adventist lifestyle is linked with reduced cancer risk—specifically, for Black Americans, according to a press release from the journal’s publisher, Wiley. Until now, there has been little research on the effects of this lifestyle on cancer risk among Black… Read More »

Police violence deemed leading cause of death in men, Black men fare worst

The Louisville Courier Journal reported that of 130,999 traffic stops in Louisville from 2016 to 2018 where citations were given, African Americans were disproportionately stopped and three times as likely to be searched as white drivers. According to a new study on life expectancy and mortality within the nation, researchers found that excessive force by… Read More »