The Opioid Crisis — A Case of Mass Homicide?

September 13, 2019

The inappropriate treatment approach to back pain is a driving force behind the opioid epidemic, Dave Chase, co-founder of Health Rosetta, reports,1 citing the 2018 JAMA Network Open paper,2 “Opioid Prescribing for Low Back Pain: What Is the Role of Payers?” One of the reasons for this is the sheer prevalence of back pain. Statistics3 suggest 8 in 10 American adults will be affected by it at some point in…

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The 292 mass shootings in the US so far this year, mapped – Quartz

August 7, 2019

The 292 mass shootings in the US so far this year, mapped  QuartzAnalysis: Why are Americans resistant to gun law changes?  Al Jazeera EnglishIt’s Never “Too Soon” to Talk About Preventing Mass Shootings. It’s Always Too Late.  SlateIf terrorists attacked Dayton, El Paso and Gilroy, would America do nothing?  USA TODAYEl Paso and Dayton: Two Days of Gun Massacres in America  The New York TimesView full coverage on Google News Original Article : HERE ;…

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April 25th, 1979 – Marvel UK, 40 years ago this week.

July 1, 2019

A wise man once said a week is a long time in politics.Not in 1979, it wasn’t. A week ago, in that year, the UK had been experiencing an election campaign. And, this week in that year, it was still experiencing an election campaign. I hope they didn’t try to stretch it out for a third week. Such a thing would have been madness and could have put us all…

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Google Pixel Watch release date, price, news and leaks

May 14, 2019

Wear OS may soon be shown off in its full capacity with the release of the long rumored Google Pixel Watch. Previously some had expected Google to make its own smartwatch to show off everything Wear OS can do, in a similar way to the latest Android software and the Google Pixel range, but so far it hasn't happened. One report in mid-2018 from reliable Twitter leaker @Evleaks says he…

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