A rare condition reminiscent of polio that causes weakness and paralysis of the arms and legs is on the rise nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The condition is called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), and it impacts the … [read]
Half of all active-duty male army soldiers are overweight, and one in five are obese. Obese soldiers cost the army much more in medical expenses, using nearly double the medical resources compared to those within a healthy weight. Obese soldiers… [read]
With the media frenzy of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, you wouldn’t be blamed for missing some pretty big news regarding the state of our environment. A 500-page environmental impact report states the planet will warm a disastrous seven degrees… [read]
Detroit recently made the decision to shut off public school’s drinking water because of “elevated levels” of lead and copper. In Baltimore City’s public schools, students haven’t been able to drink from water fountains for a decade. In May 2016,… [read]
In JulyMusk stated that he wanted to help with the water contamination problem in Flint, Michigan. A tweet by Flint Community Schools indicates Musk is following through.You’re most welcome. Hope to do more to help in the future.
Wikipedia tells us that the flu virus results in “about 250,000 to 500,000 yearly deaths” worldwide. The CDC says that at least 36,000 people die from the flu in the U.S. each year. And every year this is the season… [read]
Darpa is developing virus-carrying insects to disperse genetically modified viruses that are engineered to alter the genetics of plants. They say that the plan is for bugs like aphids, leafhoppers, and whiteflies to spread a virus to plants like corn… [read]