Tag: politics

  • Synthetic opioids on the rise in America | Miles O'Brien Productions

    New statistics show synthetic opioids are driving overdose crisis in America

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released their final tally of fatal drug overdoses for 2016. All drug overdoses rose 21%, from 52,404 in 2015 to 63,632 in 2016. The vast majority of these were opioid overdoses, which rose 27% to 42,249 from the previous year. At this point, the opioid epidemic…

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  • Make The Web Faster For Some, Or Free For All?

    Net neutrality sounds boring and complicated, but it’s actually a red-hot controversy that’s pretty easy to understand. Basically, when the Internet was invented, the idea was that every piece of information should move across it at the same speed, so that anyone who wanted to put up a site could reach the world just as…

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  • Why Cuba Is Home To A Bounty of Rare Species

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  • NASA

    New infrastructure plans need to consider the impact of climate change

    Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA) seems slightly more amenable to discussion, but more needs to be done.

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  • The Trump Administration takes aim at science again — and again the coal mining industry is cheering

    The Department of the Interior says it’s reviewing any project with grants over $100,000, but has only asked one specific human health study to be suspended.

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  • Changing Tides of U.S. Policy May Sink Cuban Tourism Hopes

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