Category: Featured

  • Opioid Outlook: OxyContin Manufacturer Settles For Near $275 Million

    Opioid Outlook: OxyContin Manufacturer Settles For Near $275 Million

    In the U.S., a violent crime occurs every 26.3 seconds and a property crime happens every 3.8 seconds. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), over a two-year period in the U.S., 126,603 vehicles were reported stolen with the keys even left inside! Crime is all around us. Auto theft and traffic accidents — […]

  • Traffic Might Be Worse For Our Health Than We Thought

    Traffic Might Be Worse For Our Health Than We Thought

    No one likes to sit in traffic. Whether you’re on your way to work, driving to the grocery store, or just trying to make it home for the night — getting caught in traffic can be a nightmare. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are over 50,000 traffic accidents related to […]

  • Could Coffee Be the Key to Cancer Prevention?

    Could Coffee Be the Key to Cancer Prevention?

    If you warn others that they shouldn’t talk to you until you’ve finished your first cup of java in the morning, you certainly aren’t alone. Although we’re technically two-thirds water, many people would argue that they’ve got coffee running through their veins. And as it turns out, that might actually be a good thing — […]

  • Mental Health Among Seniors Found to Be a Growing Cause For Concern

    Mental Health Among Seniors Found to Be a Growing Cause For Concern

    When many of us consider ways to keep aging at bay, we might think about embracing a healthier diet, becoming more physically active, or even getting a bit of surgical work done. You don’t even have to go under the knife to reverse the obvious signs of aging, as minimally invasive procedures like dermal fillers […]

  • Fighting Breast Cancer With Proton Therapy Radiation Treatment

    Fighting Breast Cancer With Proton Therapy Radiation Treatment

    Proton therapy is a type of radiation is used to treat various cancers. During treatment, the radiation stops at a very specific point in the targeted tissue; conventional radiation continues beyond the tumor. Researchers report that as much as 99%, 94%, and 74% of men treated with proton therapy with low-, intermediate-, and high-risk prostate […]

  • Ariana Grande Facing Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘God Is a Woman’ Music Video

    Ariana Grande Facing Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘God Is a Woman’ Music Video

    Ariana Grande has quickly become one of today’s most popular singers. Her pop music, fabulous outfits, and fun-filled music videos have helped her become the chart-topping artist she is. But Grande is now being sued for using another artist’s work one of her music videos. Vladimir Kush, a Russian-American artist, has filed a copyright lawsuit […]

  • Protecting The Past: How Light Affects Aging Documents

    Protecting The Past: How Light Affects Aging Documents

    In mid-January, an old family album from the 1800s was put up for sale on eBay. The buyer paid $1,000 for it, thinking it contained “pictures of 19th-century aristocrats.” Imagine her surprise when it ended up being Jane Austen’s family album, full of images of the famous author’s nieces and nephews. Jane Austen was born […]

  • New Research Shows Bulk of Bankruptcies Filed Due to Medical Bills and Illness

    New Research Shows Bulk of Bankruptcies Filed Due to Medical Bills and Illness

    An estimated 25,227 companies filed for bankruptcy in the second quarter of 2016 alone. And while the business climate continues to be rocky, new research from Eureka Alert has revealed that bankruptcy filings on a personal level are on the rise as well. But what’s more, the bulk of these bankruptcies have one element in common: medical bills.   […]

  • What Trump’s State Of The Union Address Says About The Year To Come

    What Trump’s State Of The Union Address Says About The Year To Come

    Recently, U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his 2019 State of the Union address. What he focused on – and what he chose to ignore – reveals a surprising amount about the priorities of his administration for the year to come. Continued Immigration Sentiments In his speech, President Trump claimed that he was interested in increasing […]

  • NYC Living Tips: Saving Money On HVAC Expenses

    NYC Living Tips: Saving Money On HVAC Expenses

    If you’re either planning on moving to New York City or already have been living there, you are fully aware of how expensive NYC is. You could make six figures in your hometown and live like royalty; but if you move to NYC with that same salary, you could actually end up struggling finically if […]