Sunday, September 24, 2017

Crossing Trump on climate, new Miss America fears no tweet

Cara Mund is not worried that she may begin her year-long reign as Miss America by starting a Twitter war with the nation’s Tweeter-In-Chief.

MAP MONDAY: The Opioid Epidemic in America

Despite the efforts of politicans and public health officials, the opioid epidemic in America continues to charge on.

Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018

Actions by the Trump administration are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many people, according to a nonpartisan study.

Report reveals underground US haven for heroin, drug users

None were known to exist in the U.S. until the disclosure in a medical journal, although several states and cities are pushing to establish these so-called supervised injection sites where users can shoot up under the care of trained staff who can treat an overdose if necessary.

Georgia Prescription Drug Monitoring Program now under DPH

It is no secret that Georgia, like the rest of the country, is in the midst of an opioid epidemic.

Black police concerned by Trump quips on handling suspects

The Trump administration’s tough talk on crime and the treatment of suspects has left black police officers worried that efforts to repair the fraught relationship between police and minority communities could be derailed.

PBS CEO warns that federal cuts will sink some stations

“PBS will not go away, but a number of our stations will,” CEO Paula Kerger said Sunday. “There is no Plan B for that.”

Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’

Hillary Clinton is calling her new book “What Happened” and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers what she sees as her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.