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76 billion opioid pills: Newly released federal data unmasks the epidemic

August 8th, 2019 at 11:47 am » Comments Off

 The data in the DEA database tracks the path of every single pain pill sold in the United States, including oxycodone, above. America’s largest drug companies saturated the country with 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pain pills from 2006 through 2012 as the nation’s deadliest drug epidemic spun out of control, according to previously undisclosed […]



How Tech is creating data “cravability,” to make us digitally obese

April 8th, 2019 at 11:44 am » Comments Off

Are you taking in too much information every day? If so, be on the lookout for this potentially dangerous new condition. Obesity and dramatic overweight are a huge global problem, costing an estimated $450 billion per year in the U.S. alone, where more than two-thirds of people are overweight and an estimated 35.7% are considered […]



Very risky business: the pros and cons of insurance companies embracing artificial intelligence

February 25th, 2019 at 12:05 pm » Comments Off

  The enabling technology for insurers to use AI is the ‘ecosystem’ of sensors known as the internet of things. It’s a new day not very far in the future. You wake up; your wristwatch has recorded how long you’ve slept, and monitored your heartbeat and breathing. You drive to work; car sensors track your […]



Ex-con app developers are disrupting price-gouging prison phones

February 18th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

 Bloomberg reports that inmate messaging apps like Pigeonly, InmateAid, and Flikshop now have millions of users — and are poised to disrupt prison phone companies’ decades-old monopoly. All started by ex-inmates, these apps aim to give inmates and their families a more affordable way to stay in contact –and bring prisons out of the digital […]



Why haven’t we cured cancer? American Cancer Society – world’s wealthiest “non-profit “

August 7th, 2018 at 10:00 am » Comments Off

Have you ever wondered where all the money goes that you donate to the American Cancer Society ?With the advancement of medicine, you’d think scientists would have unlocked the cure by now with the ACS’s help. Right?. Is there more to this story than meets the eye?Apparently, the American Cancer Society seems to like the […]



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