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Special Report: Behind a cancer-treatment firm’s rosy survival claims This report by Reuters News Agency claims that CTCA has cherry picked patients in order to create and maintain a higher than average survival rate.

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The publication “Health Situation in the Americas. Basic Indicators 2012” of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) presents the latest available information on health indicators for countries and territories in the Region of the Americas. This edition highlights the mortality due to external causes (EC); those causes of death different from natural causes […]

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World Health Statistics 2012 — WHO

World Health Statistics 2012 contains WHO’s annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States, and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. This year, it also includes highlight summaries on the topics of noncommunicable diseases, universal health coverage and civil registration coverage. […]

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The following are some of the new releases from Bureau of Justice Statistics. You may subscribe to new releases via RSS or email. Crimes Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 Presents estimates of nonfatal violent victimization (rape, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated and simple assault) against persons age 12 or older with disabilities from 2009 to 2011. […]

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Supreme Court Statistics

In light of the recent frenzy of activity surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court and its string of important decisions (ranging from its Affordable Care Act decision to the immigration issues raised in Arizona v. United States) many students, faculty and staff have become interested in the metaphorical batting averages, ERAs and RBIs of the Court.  All […]

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report addressing the 2011 annual averages of state and regional unemployment. In 2011, annual average unemployment rates declined in 48 states and rose in 2 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment-population ratios decreased in 24 states and the District of […]

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From time to time we blog about new releases by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Among the more recent ones are: Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2011 Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. This annual report examines crime occurring in school as well […]

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The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 has been released and can be found in full text at www.fdsys.gov and at the following permanent URLs: *     Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2013 PURL: <http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS2343> *     Appendix, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2013 PURL: <http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS862> *    Analytical Perspectives, Budget of […]

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released new statistical findings. You may visit the site directly to access the BJS new releases or you may subscribe to new content from the BJS via RSS feed. For more information on how to subscribe, click here. Some of the new releases are listed below. Probation and […]

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According to the news release, the preliminary results of the FBI 2010 Uniform Crime Report show a decline in violent and property crimes within the United States, as compared to previous years. Preliminary figures indicate that, as a whole, law enforcement agencies throughout the Nation reported a decrease of 5.5 percent in the number of […]

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