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Killing Grandma: Over a third of elderly sent to ER due to adverse medication reactions


Source: NaturalNews.com
Vicki Batts
December 7, 2016

Prescription drug use is at an all-time high here in the United States. In 2015, a report from the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that approximately three out of every five citizens are currently taking some form of prescription medication. 654 more words

News

Are Journals Lacking for Reviewers?

Like a lot of topics in academic publishing, peer review attracts strong opinions, denunciations, and prescriptions for change. Many of these diatribes are based on little more than… 742 more words

Research

Autism and ADHD

This is an article that came out this week about how often autism and ADHD not only coincide, but also why they may be more similar than first thought. 69 more words

The Fallacy of 'Sound' Science

Author’s note: Today we revisit a 2010 post about the concept of ‘soundness’ as it pertains to a scientific paper. When I wrote this post, I was a postdoc in the Department of Communication at Cornell. 1,206 more words

Business Models

Can Highly Selective Journals Survive on APCs?

As was widely expected, eLife recently announced a move away from their 100% funder-supported business model to one where authors will be required to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC). 1,648 more words

Business Models

Conservation, Nature & Culture

A writer who captures the nuanced relationship between conservation of nature and culture has our attention:

The Lost Cultures of Whales

By SHANE GERO

Aboard the Balaena, Caribbean — I am alone on deck, my headphones filled with the sounds of the deep ocean.

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Culture