Science & Society

Pandemic Meetings May Be Eliminating Balance- And Have Productivity Repercussions

Have you ever answered a phone call from a stranger and had them introduce themselves and then ask how you are doing? Somewhere, someone created that tactic with the belief that it makes callers seem interested in your life but because you know they are no ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 8 2020 - 11:59am

WikiLeaks Emails Show Dr. Oz Puts Business First

Dr. Oz has recently had the kind of difficulty that popularity brings- he got criticized on the floor of Congress and then got some political theater in the form of a letter to Columbia University asking that he be removed because of his promotion of susp ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 10 2020 - 10:51am

The 5 Most Ridiculous Guests On The Dr. Oz Show

With the cancellation of "The Dr. Oz Show", his alternative medicine audience should not think of it as a time to mourn. but instead should take a moment to celebrate the man who created all their worst fears; they should rejoice a guy who wore ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 11 2020 - 10:07am

Fact Checking Dr. Oz's Fact Checker

Dr. Oz has done a lot of things right recently. ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 11 2020 - 2:58pm

Less Than 2% Of OB-GYNs Take The 8-Hour Course Needed To Prescribe This Opioid Life Saver

Buprenorphine, a lifesaving opioid addiction medicine, is FDA-approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in pregnant women, but doctors need an X-waiver, a certification that allows them to prescribe opioid treatment medications. Buprenorph ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 12 2020 - 1:02pm

COVID-19- Things Are Starting To Get Better

A meta-analysis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the 2019 form of coronavirus that led to the COVID-19 pandemic, found that the chance an infected person showing symptoms was infecting someone else even in their home was on ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 17 2020 - 1:51pm

Either Negative Reviews Boost Sales Or They Won't Stop Good Products

A recent computer model finds that it doesn't hurt a product to negative reviews and it may even help. A flawless product does not exist, people are suspicious if they see no bad reviews, and using game theory, the researchers analyzed how negative re ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 17 2020 - 6:26pm

Progressive And Libertarian Reasons To Love The Guardians Of The Space Force

S pace Force has chosen the term guardians for what to call them.  As in Army soldiers, Navy sailors, Marines…marines.  What gets tricky now a days is calling Airmen, air men. Some have said that guardians are too sci fi.  The truth is it really is not, a ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Dec 20 2020 - 9:01am

Call Jill Biden Doctor Only If You Also Say Doctor Einstein. An Informed Opinion.

I t is not sexist to avoid calling Jill Biden Doctor Biden in situations where her doctorate is not relevant. ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Dec 21 2020 - 2:49pm

Christmas For Atheists

We don’t need to be Christian to celebrate Christmas. That’s been true for a long time. We don’t even need to be religious. Considering the commercialization of the holiday, that might be an advantage. But there is no way to get around the religious icono ...

Article - The Conversation - Dec 21 2020 - 7:04pm