City says drugmaker knowingly let pills flood black market

 As deaths from painkillers and heroin abuse spiked and street crimes increased, the mayor of Everett took major steps to tackle the opioid epidemic devastating this working-class city north of Seattle. Mayor Ray Stephanson stepped up patrols, hired social workers to ride with officers and pushed for more permanent housing for chronically homeless people. The…

Yes, using Facebook may be making you more lonely

The research, published Monday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, drew a link between more time spent on social media and frequency of use to an increased risk of social isolation in young adults. “We are inherently social creatures, but modern life tends to compartmentalize us instead of bringing us together,” lead study author…

How spinning saved this ex-addict’s life

Early one morning in 2008, New York’s top spinning instructor was drunkenly wandering up Third Avenue, having just gotten into a blowup fight with her girlfriend inside a phone booth. “We were at a friend’s 40th birthday party, and I got so drunk and just made an ass out of myself,” says Stacey Griffith, author…

Facial Plastic Surgery – Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects regions of our body that are highly exposed to sunrays like our face. Mohs surgery is done to remove a cancerous lesion either on the face or any other area of the body. Under such a set of circumstances, a person will be particularly conscious about his appearance and it is extremely…

5 body odors you should never ignore

Whether you’ve just completed a grueling workout or chowed down on an onion-packed burger, chances are, at one time or another, you’ve been that guy who stunk up the room. In most cases, a simple shower, swipe of deodorant, or line of minty-fresh toothpaste could remedy the situation. But in other cases, it’s not so…

Moving abroad for love can make you miserable

There’s something so romantic about the idea of packing your bags, leaving everything behind, and following your spouse to the end of the Earth (or at least wherever a job takes him or her). The reality is much less rosy. In fact, a 2015 InterNations study showed that among all types of expats, the group that moved…

The Easiest weight loss regime

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise”, one of the first quotes we learn in our lives. But really how many of us actually stick to this? Leave alone the thought of going to bed early or waking up early; we are not even sure if we will…

Bodybuilder faces backlash after mocking elderly woman at the gym

An Australian bodybuilder has been criticized for uploading a video of himself laughing at an elderly woman working out at the gym. Conor Tisdell shared the Instagram clip of the woman using a pull-down machine at a gym in Brisbane, saying that he has “never laughed so hard.” Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, Deb, who…

Weight loss surgery tied to lasting digestive issues

A common weight loss surgery is associated with long-term gastrointestinal problems and food intolerance, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on 249 extremely obese patients who had what’s known as laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, which reduces the stomach to a small pouch about the size of an egg. Two years after surgery, these patients…

Survey it right – Types of Building Survey

Whenever you need to get help of a building surveyor, it is common that they tend to “customize” their surveys in order to meet the specific demands you make as a client. Despite the customization, all surveys fall into 4 major categories. Hence, you can easily make the right choice out of these four which…