Latest News

Opioid overdoses skyrocketed nearly 30% in 2020, according to a study published by JAMA Psychiatry

According to a large cross-sectional study published in JAMA Psychiatry on Feb. 3, opioid overdoses skyrocketed nearly 29 percent in 2020, another adverse effect largely due to lockdowns. The study, which analyzed nearly 190 million emergency department (ED) visits, found significantly higher rates of visits to EDs for opioid overdoses[Read More…]

CDC officially says all schools should reopen in-person across the US with new mitigation design

The CDC has recently designed a new layout for schools with the intention to reopen with in-person learning. The CDC has released a plan for reopening school based on community risk assessment. Based on four assessments, blue (low transmission), yellow (moderate transmission), orange (substantial transmission), and red (high transmission), the[Read More…]

President Joe Biden officially rescinds order used by Trump to justify border wall construction

President Biden has rescinded the emergency order used by former President Trump to justify construction of the border wall, the White House announced Thursday. The Mexico-United States border spans 3,145 kilometers (1,945) miles. The border itself has proven very contentious recently, as talking points have included coyotes bringing people across[Read More…]