As teacher strikes flared this spring, one thing often missing from hand-scrawled placards and fiery speeches was an issue that has contributed greatly to the financial woes of America’s schools: skyrocketing health care costs.
Research Check: Can tea towels cause food poisoning?
Yes, bacteria can accumulate on dish towels, especially when they’re infrequently washed and don’t dry out between use. But most of the bacteria on tea towels are not responsible for food poisoning.
Why predicting suicide is a difficult and complex challenge
Those closest to those who take their lives are often tormented, wondering if there is something they could have – or should have – known to prevent their loved one’s suicide.
How America got hooked on a deadly drug
From 1996 to 2002, Purdue pursued nearly every avenue in the drug supply and prescription sales chain — a strategy now cast as reckless and illegal in more than 1,500 federal civil lawsuits from communities in Florida to Wisconsin to California that allege the drug has fueled a national epidemic of addiction.