Month: May 2019

  • Oregon On The Brink Of Accessible Housing Crisis

    There are two million new wheelchair users in the U.S. every year. Out of those who don’t use a wheelchair, an estimated 11.6 million people rely on canes, walkers, or crutches to get around. Despite these statistics, accessible housing in America is seriously lacking; Oregon, in particular, is staring down the barrel of a crisis […]

  • FDA Issues Warning to Homeopathic Manufacturers For Violations

    Despite the fact that the United States is the number one consumer of prescription drugs in the world, that doesn’t mean every American is keen on Western medicine. In fact, there are countless consumers who would rather embrace more holistic approaches to treatment. But what many people don’t realize is that homeopathic remedies come with […]

  • Climate Change Is Increasing Economic Inequality, According to Stanford Study

    While there are many people who don’t believe in climate change or aren’t doing their part to better the environment, there are many people and organizations that do care. About 40% of recent survey participants agreed they would like a home that’s environmentally friendly and there are numerous efforts to help clean up the planet. […]

  • Electric-Powered Airplanes May Be On the Horizon

    The concept of embracing green practices is so much more than a mere passing fad. Individuals and businesses all across the country and the world are attempting to reduce their energy use and overall carbon footprints, which explains the growing popularity of everything from reusable bags to compost piles. Solar energy installation increased more than […]

  • Simple Solutions For Your Springtime Allergy Symptoms

    Spring is finally here — and so are the allergens. If you’re tired of dealing with pesky pollen and can’t stand the thought of sneezing your head off this season, you might need to get serious about attacking your allergies. But other than taking over-the-counter pills or using nasal sprays, what else can you do? […]

  • Finland’s First Ever Heavy Metal Knitting Championship Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

    Summer will be upon us before we know it. Where June may be the month that the most ice cream is produced, July is sure to produce something that the world has literally never seen. In the heavy metal hub of Finland, the world’s first ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships will take place. If […]

  • Bot-Powered Warehouses Aren’t Imminent, So More Human Workers Are Needed to Meet Demand

    Although 16% of unplanned purchases are made after seeing a display while shopping, the vast majority of Americans are now doing a bulk of their personal shopping online rather than in-store. Thanks to e-commerce giants like Amazon, it’s possible to find virtually anything you need with just a few clicks — and have it sent […]

  • First Ever Kidney Delivered To Transplant Patient Via Drone

    Toward the end of April, the United States made a historical achievement. While fads surface and fade in the $3.7 trillion global wellness industry, medicine continues to look for sustainable uses in technological advancement and rarely subscribes to the ebbs and flows of trends. Trina Glipsy is a 44-year-old woman who has been on dialysis […]