Tag Archives: WHITE

Here is why white folks are fueling the opioid crisis, study says

The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community funnels too many drugs to low-income white patients, triggering addiction, while people of color who… Read More »

Is a God-fearing scientist the next casualty of the Trump White House?

Anti-abortion advocates want President Trump to fire Dr. Francis Collins, the wildly popular, Obama-appointed head of the government’s medical research agency. The calls to oust the National Institutes of Health director are coming to a head amid White House and congressional scrutiny over government-funded experiments that use parts of aborted fetuses. The prospect that the… Read More »