During the Covid-19 pandemic, another epidemic has been raging in the US, largely unnoticed: the opioid crisis. As the number of drug overdose deaths reaches a record high in the US, researchers have identified several science-backed actions that could be taken at a federal … [Read more...] about Four science-backed solutions to address the opioid crisis
If you are reading this article, then chances are that you are in a country with abundant access to electricity. For most people living in Sierra Leone, the opposite is true. In fact, the West African country has one of the lowest access rates for electricity across the globe. … [Read more...] about This start-up has pedestrians generating clean energy in Sierra Leone
Volunteering is a great way to have a positive impact while connecting to your community, but did you know that volunteering is actually good for you? Today we share four ways in which giving back to your community also gives back to your health and wellbeing. Physical and … [Read more...] about Did you know that volunteering is good for your health?
So, you went on a hike and now you have an itchy, painful rash on your legs. If you live in the midwest or northeast, it could be poison ivy. Poison ivy can be contracted from direct contact with the plant, or by contact with clothing, pets, or people who have contracted it. … [Read more...] about Natural remedies to soothe a poison ivy rash
Many vaccines, like that for tetanus, require booster shots to remain effective throughout a person’s lifetime. With the rise of the Delta variant, many experts believe that Covid-19 vaccine booster shots could offer improved protection from current and future mutations. Now, new … [Read more...] about New Pfizer data shows potential benefits of third Covid-19 vaccine