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First Rise In U.S. Death Rate In Years Surprises Experts
The death rate in the United States rose last year for the first time in a decade, preliminary federal data show, a rare
We Know the Cure to the Opioid Epidemic
Deborah A.P. Hersman
Deborah A.P. Hersman is president and CEO of the National Safe...
These are good reasons to be thoughtful, if not outright resistant to using opioid painkillers. Opioids are killing more than 18,000 people every year, so asking your doctor, nurse or pharmacist about the alternative options for pain relief and whether opioids are necessary.
Why Does Bernie Love Denmark?
Why does Senator Bernie Sanders love Denmark, and has been mentioning it and the other Scandinavian countries as ideal models for a developed country, one he would like the U.S. to emulate?
10 Nations Reduce Pollution Deaths
Journalist, editor, photographer, aid worker
"This report celebrates and acknowledges 10 countries that have began to tackle pollution problems themselves," said Fuller
Arc of Progress Fighting Heart Disease Evident in This Family
CEO, American Heart Association
I'd like to close with one last story that underscores why beating heart disease is so personal to me. AHA volunteers love
Living Forever Is Not a Good Idea
Senior Astronomer, SETI Institute
I used to be a big fan of living forever. Since humans have gone beyond basic biology, I thought, why not re-engineer ourselves for a lifetime without an end point? Well, it turns out there are problems -- beyond the tedium of boorish men.
Does the President's "Clean Coal" Glibness Turn American Citizens Into Acceptable Collateral Damage?
Does Obama's glibness, for whatever reasons of practicality or politics, turn American citizens into acceptable collateral damage in a confounding defense of our nation's dirty energy policy?
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