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List of countries by antidepressant consumption

The source for the data below is the OECD Health Statistics 2018, released by the OECD in June 2018 and updated on 8 November 2018. The unit of measurement used by the OECD is defined daily dose DDD, defined as "the assumed average maintenance dose per day for a drug used on its main indication in adults". The sources used by the OECD are primarily national health authorities. Definitions, sources and methodology per country is explained further in a document available on the OECD website.

List of cigarette smoke carcinogens

Commercial tobacco smoke is a mixture of more than 5.000 chemicals. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the following are known human carcinogens found in cigarette smoke:

List of countries by maternal mortality ratio

Maternal death or maternal mortality is defined by the World Health Organization as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes." The maternal mortality ratio, on the other hand, is the number of maternal deaths per 100.000 live births. The maternal mortality ratio is used as a criterion for the quality of medical care in a country.

Fatty acid ratio in food

Only two essential fatty acids are known to be essential for humans: alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid. The biological effects of the ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids are mediated by their mutual interactions, but it is unclear whether the dietary ratio of omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids is important for human health. Closely related omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids act as competing substrates for the same enzymes. The biological effects of the ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids are largely mediated by essential fatty acid interactions. The proportion of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids in a die ...

List of Hatzolah chapters

This is a list of Hatzalah chapters. Hatzalah is an all volunteer Emergency medical services organization staffed by Jewish Orthodox Emergency medical technicians and Paramedics. Locations where chapters are situated are listed alphabetically by geography. Each neighborhood or city in Hatzalah operates independently. There are some exceptions, where there is a tight affiliation with neighboring Hatzalahs, a loose affiliation of neighboring Hatzalahs, or some other basic level of cooperation.

Health regions of Canada

Health regions, also called health authorities, are a governance model used by Canadas provincial governments to administer and deliver public health care to all Canadian residents. Health care is designated a provincial responsibility under the separation of powers in Canadas federal system. Most health regions or health authorities are organized along geographic boundaries, however, some are organized along operational lines.

List of health scares

A health scare is a widely reported story about the danger of something, usually a consumer good or medical product. Such scares have been promoted for decades but have become more popular with the advent of the Internet. They may be based on a misinterpretation of scientific studies, or, has happened more recently, complete fabrication. This page lists widely reported media stories about how some good or product may have a certain adverse health effect, regardless of whether subsequent research confirmed the proposed link, debunked it, or has been inconclusive.

List of hospice programs

Shooting Star Childrens Hospice, non-profit in Hampton, London, England Martin House Hospice Acorns Childrens Hospice, non-profit in Birmingham, Walsall & Worcester of West Midlands, England Hospice-Anthelme Verreau Claire House Childrens Hospice, non-profit in Bebington, Merseyside, England Grand Master of the Sacred Apostolic Hospice Trinity - the hospice in the Fylde Strathcarron Hospice, non-profit in Denny, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland CHASE hospice care for children Farleigh Hospice, non-profit in Chelmsford, Essex, England St. Eloys Hospice Dorothy House Association of Hospice a ...

List of incidents at independent amusement parks

This is a summary of notable incidents that have taken place at various independently owned amusement parks, water parks or theme parks. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of every such event, but only those that have a significant impact on the parks or park operations, or are otherwise significantly newsworthy. The term incidents refers to major accidents, injuries, deaths and significant crimes. While these incidents are required to be reported to regulatory authorities for investigation, attraction-related incidents usually fall into one of the following categories: N ...

Incidents at Six Flags parks

The following is a summary of notable incidents at any of the amusement parks and water parks operated by Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. In some cases, these incidents occurred while the park was under different management or ownership. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of every such event, but only those that have a significant impact on the parks or park operations, or are otherwise significantly noteworthy. The term incidents refers to major accidents, injuries, or deaths that occur at a park. While these incidents were required to be reported to regulatory auth ...