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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Mental Illness Surveillance Among Adults in the United States

Categories: Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/other/su6003.pdf

This report summarizes data from selected surveillance systems that measure the prevalence and impact of mental illness in the U.S. adult population.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Trends in In-Hospital Newborn Male Circumcision, United States, 1999-2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6034a4.htm?s_cid=mm6034a4_x

Documents the decrease in male circumcisions during the period of study.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Social Security Programs Throughout the World: Africa, 2011

Categories: Africa,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/progdesc/ssptw/2010-2011/africa/index.html

Country by country summaries of social security programs including types of systems and contribution rates.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Commonwealth of Virginia v. Sebelius

Categories: Crime/Justice,Federal State Relations,Headlines,Health Insurance,Virginia Issues

http://pacer.ca4.uscourts.gov/opinion.pdf/111057.P.pdf

Decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that Virginia does not have legal standing to challenge the constitutionality of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by means of a newly enacted  state law that rejects the individual mandate to purchase health insurance.  From Pacer and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts