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Addiction Overdoses Rise As Opioid Prescriptions Fall

Addiction Overdoses Rise As Opioid Prescriptions Fall

In the sea of reports on a National level, drug addiction overdoses rise taking about 91 lives everyday. Trump, Obamacare, and Facility practices pull focus away from the simple truth…

As opioid crisis deepens Methadone is evaluated as option

As opioid crisis deepens Methadone is evaluated as option

Published by Philly.com June 29–Nearly a half-century into the “war on drugs,” with a new wave of opioid addiction at crisis proportions, a handful…

Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? A snapshot of meth use in Australia

Are we in the midst of an ice epidemic? A snapshot of meth use in Australia

Prime Minister Tony Abbott today launched a taskforce to tackle the growing problem of ice. “As a citizen and as a parent I am appalled at what is happening on…

What does Trump’s election mean for digital freedom of speech?

What does Trump’s election mean for digital freedom of speech?

Luis Hestres, The University of Texas at San Antonio As the shock of Donald Trump’s election victory is giving way to analysis about how his presidency will affect Americans…

Does your smartphone make you less likely to trust others?

Does your smartphone make you less likely to trust others?

Kostadin Kushlev, University of Virginia Imagine you are visiting a new city and get lost on your way to that famous must-see museum. In times of yore – actually just…

‘I’m not a mind reader’: understanding your partner’s thoughts can be both good and bad

‘I’m not a mind reader’: understanding your partner’s thoughts can be both good and bad

Gery Karantzas, Deakin University This article is part of our series on understanding others’ feelings. In it we examine empathy, including what it is, whether our doctors need more of…

Video Highlights: Trump Vows Replacement Will Pass At Same Time As Health Repeal

Video Highlights: Trump Vows Replacement Will Pass At Same Time As Health Repeal

In his first news conference in months, President-elect Donald Trump says the repeal and replacement of the health law will be simultaneous, and he takes a tough line on…

Understanding others’ feelings: what is empathy and why do we need it?

Understanding others’ feelings: what is empathy and why do we need it?

Pascal Molenberghs, Monash University This is the introductory essay in our series on understanding others’ feelings. In it we will examine empathy, including what it is, whether our doctors need…

Only 20 Percent Of Americans Support Health Law Repeal Without Replacement Plan

Only 20 Percent Of Americans Support Health Law Repeal Without Replacement Plan

By Jordan Rau The Republican strategy of repealing the Affordable Health Care Act before devising a replacement plan has the support of only one in five Americans, a poll released…

Ten reasons some of us should cut back on alcohol

Ten reasons some of us should cut back on alcohol

Steve Allsop, Curtin University and Tina Lam, Curtin University At this time of year, alcohol promotions, sales and consumption are prominent. Many of us enjoy celebrating a year ended, work…

Sexuality in the time of Trump

Sexuality in the time of Trump

Kevin Mintz, Stanford University I celebrated my first Gay Pride Day in San Francisco on June 28, 2015. Two days earlier, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage with the…