Health

Inadequate Prison Policies Put Former Inmates At Greater Risk Of Opioid Death

More than 100 Americans die of opioid overdoses each day, but there’s one group for which the epidemic has been especially deadly: recently released inmates.  The two weeks immediately after release is a particularly dangerous period for the formerly incarcerated, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health in July, which analyzed data on […]

Food & Nutrition

Wild Rice and Veggies With Parmesan

Andrew Purcell, Carrie Purcell Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1tablespoon olive oil, divided 2 large eggs, beaten 1 small bulb fennel, cored and chopped 2cups baby spinach, packed 3cups cooked wild rice 1cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2tablespoons fresh basil, chopped Directions In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil. When oil is […]

Food & Nutrition

How to Pick the Best Corn

Nothing says summer quite like corn on the cob. Sure, the yellow veggie isn't as glamorous as other seasonal produce, like tomatoes or peaches, but it's just as important. Think about it: Have you ever been to a backyard barbecue, beach party, or summer gathering that wasn't serving corn on the cob? I definitely haven't. […]

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Cheaper NHS drugs 'as safe and effective'

NHS patients switched to cheaper medicines are being told the cost-saving exercise is not compromising care. The “better value” treatments, for conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and some cancers, are just as safe and effective, NHS Improvement says. 1 Hospitals that changed their prescribing saved the health service £324m last financial year. More swaps and savings […]