Healthcare

How is Your Brain Wired? To Say ‘Yes’ to Opioids.

The mid-1980s was the era of cocaine and marijuana, when “Just Say No” was the centerpiece of the war on drugs and the government’s efforts to stem drug use and addiction. Since then, prescription opioids have become the nation’s drug scourge. The idea that ...

Tattoo Regret: Can You Make It Go Away?

Opinion by Greg Hall, Case Western Reserve University Almost half of people between 18 and 35 have tattoos, and almost one in four regrets it, according to a 2016 Harris Poll. Based on an estimate of about 60 million people in that age group,...

How to Provide Universal Healthcare in California: Walters

In Sunday’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters theorizes that the driving force behind the call for universal healthcare at the state level is a desire to expand coverage to the “million-plus” undocumented immigrant adults living in California. Walters points o...

Americans Are Freaking Out: Stress Poll

In a recent survey, 59% of Americans said “they consider this to be the lowest point in our nation’s history that we can remember," according to Bloomberg. The reason behind such strong feelings? The America...

Will Congress Fully Fund Down Syndrome Research?

Opinion By Frank Stephens   I’m a lucky man. I was born in the United States in the second half of the 20th century. If I had been born in any one of many other countries, or even here a generation earlier, my life would likely have been shor...
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