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Opioid Epidemic: National Public Health Emergency

The opioid epidemic has become so severe it's considered a national public health emergency. Addiction to prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone and morphine, has contributed to a dramatic rise in overdose deaths and health care costs. What many don't realize, it's also associated with an alarming number of children placed into foster care.

NFL Players and related Death Risk

A study on the health of football players found career participation in the NFL was not associated with a statistically significant increase in death rates when compared with other players who spent less time in the league.

Edible QR Code can be the Medicine of the Future

For the last 100 years, researchers have constantly pushed the boundaries for our knowledge about medicine and how different bodies can respond differently to it. However, the methods for the production of medicine have not yet moved away from mass production. Many who have a given illness get the same product with the equal amount of an active compound.