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Great example of how correlation does NOT imply causation. It is sad that most people do not understand science. Ask your students to propose other reasons for the data such as poverty or access to health care. Better yet, have them come up with other positive correlations with infant mortality such as number of supermarkets or number of television sets.

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from The Truth About Cancer

How to Support a Loved One With Cancer: 4 Ways to Nurture Them & You

According to the American Cancer Society, three out of four households will experience a cancer diagnosis in their family at some point in their lives. Receiving cancer support is vital for the person going through a diagnosis. Sociological studies have proven that emotional support can affect immune system function, treatment outcomes, and even cancer mortality rates. Click on the image to discover 4 Ways to Provide the Best Support to Friends & Family who are Fighting Cancer.

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Ebola now has 70% mortality rate, but immune-boosting natural medicine is chastised and threatened

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This is the first #Ebola outbreak in West Africa, impacting Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. Get the facts from our Ebola infographic.

This is the first #Ebola outbreak in West Africa, impacting Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. Get the facts from our Ebola infographic.

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Interesting look at health across many countries (focused on the US, but still has interesting correlations) - www.healthcoverageally.com

Interesting look at health across many countries (focused on the US, but still has interesting correlations) - www.healthcoverageally.com

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We mandate more vaccines than any other country. We also have the worst infant mortality rate of any first, second, and even some third world countries. Most parents or doctors (for that matter) do not start out

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Eating disorders are serious.  They are not a joke, not a choice, not something to grow out of.  They are brain based, biological illnesses.

Eating disorders are serious. They are not a joke, not a choice, not something to grow out of. They are brain based, biological illnesses.

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Mississippi has the highest rate of childhood vaccination because it is one of only two states in the U.S. that does not allow parents a choice regarding vaccines, as a requirement for attending school. Only a medical doctor can provide an exemption, as religious and philosophical exemptions are not allowed. It also has the highest infant mortality rates.

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chronic pain. Unfortunately bed time is when I seem to be most awake. And yeah, I've tried all the insomnia suggestions. I dunno, it's like everything is finally loosening up right when I need to sleep, and I have to start all over again in the morning.

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