Our society perpetuates the stigma associated with substance use and addiction. The disapproval of the topic negatively impacts public health interventions; in turn, those suffering from addiction and their relatives addiction find themselves in difficult financial and medical situations. This article looks into how stigma is based on assumptions and, or, preconceptions about an issue, […]
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Date: July 14, 2017
Date: July 7, 2017
Nicknamed “Pharma Bro,” Martin Shkreli is on trial in the United States this week. Gerard Anderson provides insight into pharmaceutical greed and the healthcare debate in this article.
How Fracking Leads to Babies: Huge Surge in Births Among Families Who Earn a Lucrative Income Drilling Sites
Date: July 5, 2017
The fracking boom in America seems to be driving an increase in birthrates, a new study claims. Although overall fertility rates have fallen nationwide, the birthrate among families working on lucrative fracking sites has risen. Donna Strobino provides insight within this article.