Some boomers are on multiple medications. Combinations of those drugs could have serious side effects.
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As the boomers age, many will have medication issues. That can be compounded by the number of drugs they take, both prescription and over-the-counter.
Union dead at Gettysburg, July 1863.
National Archives, Timothy H. O'Sullivan photographer
A growing chorus of people say the US has never been so politically divided. A Civil War historian reminds readers that there was once a far more divided time.
Trump and Macron agreed to a detente in their trade spat.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
A worker in Wuhan, China removes biomedical waste from the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where many patients of the coronavirus have been treated, on Jan. 22, 2020.
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The coronavirus that has sickened hundreds in Wuhan, China, has worried health officials and other humans across the globe. Should people in the US worry?
Republican lawmakers are seen as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) oversees a vote on the second article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in the House of Representatives, Dec. 18, 2019.
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An expert on Watergate says that today's House Republicans have taken precisely the opposite position than the GOP took in 1974 on the president's power to withhold documents from Congress.
Access to the shoreline is great, but what about places not on the coast?
Béju (Happy City, Street Plan, University of Virginia)
Research into public health benefits of integrating nature into cities has focused on green spaces. New studies suggest water features are just as useful and can piggyback on other infrastructure goals.
Repositori Ilmiah Nasional (RIN) adalah bank data pertama Indonesia yang menyimpan data primer penelitian dalam skala nasional.
Pada Agustus 2019, pemerintah meluncurkan Repositori Ilmiah Nasional (RIN) sebagai bank data tingkat nasional yang mengumpulkan data primer penelitian. Apa saja manfaat maupun tantangannya?
The National Scientific Repository is Indonesia’s first data bank that aggregates research data on a national level.
The govt recently launched the National Scientific Repository (RIN) to become a national-level data bank that aggregates research data from various sources. What are the benefits and challenges?
President Richard Nixon, left, and President Donald Trump, right.
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President Trump solicited foreign help for his presidential campaign. So did presidential candidate Richard Nixon. The difference, writes scholar Ken Hughes, is that Nixon was more skilled at it.
Screen Shot of the New York Times homepage for its series, “1619.”
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A historian says that critics get the past wrong.
Those worksheets might not do much for a child’s grades.
How much homework kids should do is a subject of great debate.
Health care has become a major talking point in the 2020 election.
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Presidential candidates have been proposing plans to expand health coverage, lower prescription drug costs and make hospital bills more transparent. But few get to the real problem. Here's why.
The number of potential organ donors who are obese is on the rise.
As the rate of obesity in the US rises, transplant centers are debating whether to accept organ donations from the obese. A new study suggests that oversized hearts are safe to use.
The U.S. gives out relatively strong sentences compared to other western democracies.
The US is unique in its criminal punishment policies – as the recent sentencing of neo-Nazi James Fields Jr. demonstrates.
Your social media data is immeasurably valuable.
A proposed bill would force tech companies to tell users how much their data is worth. But how can a single number capture data's power to predict your actions or sway your decisions?
Two house painters in hazmat suits remove lead paint from an old house.
The Flint water crisis made the country aware of the dangers of lead. But why, exactly, is this element so toxic and what does it do to the body?
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Les gens tombent dans le piège des fausses photos, qu’elles proviennent de Facebook ou du New York Times. Qu’est-ce qui aide vraiment ?
If you know how photo editing works, you might have a leg up at spotting fakes.
People fall for fake photos regardless of whether they seem to come from Facebook or The New York Times. What actually helps?
Many Virginians back the decades-old moratorium.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
The 6-3 ruling challenges some common political assumptions about conservatives and liberals.
A Syrian archeologist holds an artifact that was transported to Damascus for safe-keeping during the Syrian Civil War.
AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
According to a new study, a small portion of a site can yield thousands of objects, adding up to millions of dollars.