Meth, control and violence have shaped, but not defined, the lives of women like Misty.
Photo by Jared Ragland
Photographing the lives of women meth users in rural America.
Clinical guidelines can change when new research provides contradictory findings.
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How doctors care for their patients is highly influenced by clinical guidelines. Recommendations based on anecdotal experience or poor data can harm patients.
Equating abortion with infanticide has a long history.
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Sensationalism is ingrained in any conversation about abortion because the issue has long stood in for the country’s deepest fears.
Red sky at night, federal workers take fright?
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Congress is working on a spending bill to avert another government shutdown. Scholars explain what’s in store if they fail.
Campus police have been accused of biased practices.
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As college students seek reform of campus police, a scholar outlines five issues that warrant the most attention.
Fungi make up a small but important part of gut microbiomes.
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Fungi are a small but important part of the gut microbiome. A new study in mice shows that how much weight mice gain on a processed food diet depends on this fungal microbiome.
Statins lower cholesterol if taken daily – but may also have other effects on the body.
Initial studies suggest these drugs, widely taken to lower cholesterol, may also reduce the severity of COVID-19.
Emergency medical technicians bring a patient into Wyckoff Hospital in the Borough of Brooklyn on April 6, 2020 in New York.
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While African Americans account for about 14% of the US population, they have accounted for about 60% of deaths from the virus. Several physicians offer an idea they think could help.
Kobra Cina (
Naja atra) with hood spread.
Virus korona jenis baru yang berhubungan dengan SARS dan MERS sudah tersebar dari Cina ke Amaerka Serikat. Analisa genetik menemikan bahwa patogem berbahaya ini bisa jadi berasal dari ular.
Chinese cobra (
Naja atra) with hood spread.
A new coronavirus related to SARS and MERS has now traveled from China to the United States. A genetic analysis reveals that this deadly pathogen may have originated in snakes.
U.S. federal government employees, contract workers and other demonstrators march during a ‘Rally to End the Shutdown’ in D.C. on Jan. 10.
The current government shutdown is now the longest in American history, affecting about 800,000 federal employees.
They may look similar, but online trolls act differently.
Some behaviors might help tell propaganda-spewing trolls apart from regular internet users, but the main protection is for people to think more critically about online information.
Why are there so many escalations with the police on campus?
Paul A. Hernandez
Routine interrogations between police officers and students have escalated into physical conflicts. Why do such escalations occur?
Sedentary lifestyle is a more important driver of obesity.
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Why the way we gather influential data on diet is inherently flawed.
How to deal with all that digital evidence?
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So much of modern life involves our digital devices – including crime. As the field of digital forensics gains prominence, practitioners need practical and ethical guidelines.
It was only in the seventies that campus police came to be formally recognized.
Campus police have been in existence for only about 40 years or so. But they are taking on an ever bigger role.