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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Against Government and Off the Deep End

I really hate the growing tendency across the political spectrum to label ideological opponents as “stupid,” or something similar, but all too often, the shoe really does fit – as the Fox Business Network helpfully reminded us yesterday. 701 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

A University of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher has received funding from the National Institutes of Health for asthma - Memphis Business Journal

“A University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor has received a $1.13 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Rennolds Ostrom, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, at UTHSC, received the funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, and will use it to study different treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. 42 more words

Quality Of Life

Connecticut College professor awarded grant for cancer research

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH)- Connecticut college announced today Martha Grossel, professor of biology at Connecticut College, has been awarded a grant of $412,470 from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Cancer Institute to continue cutting-edge cancer research. 313 more words


A Wish List for the 114th Congress to Consider

By Caleph B. Wilson, Ph.D., a biomedical researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, logistics director of the National Science Policy Group, science communicator and STEM outreach advocate. 721 more words

Advocacy Messages

The Problem With Treating Pain in America

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and between 5 to 8 million use opioids for long-term pain management. Data shows the number of prescriptions written for opioids as well opioid overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, highlighting a growing addiction problem in the U.S. 659 more words

More headline shenanigans: Is this really even news? Edition

Three weeks ago, in a post titled “How freaking stupid do headline writers think we are?“, I decried the tendency of journalists to twist headlines to fit the facts they wished to present. 442 more words


PressTV: Human trials of new experimental Ebola vaccine commence

Wed Jan 7, 2015 1:11AM

A nurse holds a syringe containing an experimental Ebola vaccine. (file photo)

The Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical company says it has commenced human trials on a possible vaccine for the Ebola virus, which is ravaging West Africa. 179 more words