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Antibiotic resistance is ‘crisis we cannot ignore,’ UN warns, calling for responsible use of these medicines

13 November 2017 – As World Antibiotic Awareness Week began on Monday, the United Nations, through its Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World …

Post-9/11 U.S. war costs will soon top $5.6 trillion

 By the end of fiscal year 2018, the cost to the United States of all post-9/11 wars will exceed $5.6 trillion, a new report finds. The average American …

The most common causes of truck accidents revealed

Commercial delivery trucks and big rigs present inimitable dangers to cars and their passengers. Not only do car drivers need to be more careful when on the …

3 million Americans carry a loaded handgun daily

New research estimates that three million adult American handgun owners carry a loaded gun daily and nine million do so each month. The vast majority cited …

Californians used less water with drought in the news

As newspaper coverage of the California drought increased, so did water conservation in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a new study that links real …

Americans are working longer but aren’t as healthy

Americans born in 1960 will be able to start collecting their full Social Security retirement check at the age of 67—two years later than their …

Rick Perry attacks American health and prosperity in bid to bail out coal plants

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took unprecedented action last friday by pushing the independent Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to set aside …

Some 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year, UN health agency warns

28 September 2017 – About 25 million unsafe abortions, accounting for 45 per cent of all abortions, occurred every year from 2010 to 2014 worldwide, with 97 …

215 million U.S. adults watched the solar eclipse

Eighty-eight percent of American adults viewed the August total solar eclipse directly or electronically. The audience of 215 million adults is nearly twice …

Global ‘learning crisis’ threatens future of millions young students – World Bank report

26 September 2017 – Schooling without learning is a terrible waste of precious resources and of human potential, the World Bank said today, warning in a new …