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Where there is Smoke, is there Fire?

Marijuana has been shown to impair drivers. Studies evaluating motor vehicle crash (MVC) fatality rates in states following the legalization of medical marijuana have had conflicting results. This study examined MVC fatalities in two states, [...]

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid prescriptions in the United States have been rising significantly in recent years, leading to a rapid increase in non-medical use and a significant increase in opioid-related deaths. The opioid epidemic has become so severe that the Trump [...]

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”

Since Michael Brown’s death in 2014, fatal police shootings, and in particular fatal police shootings of both armed and unarmed Black men, have resurfaced as a critical issue in the national conversation on policing and gun violence. The discourse [...]

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

America Should Invest in Gun Violence Research

Suicide is often an impulsive act. A person has a short-term mental health crisis and spontaneously considers suicide. Most who survive suicide do not usually die from another attempt. Committing suicide by gun is one of the most common and lethal [...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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