European Genocide of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Cooled Earth’s Climate
Some 50 million Indigenous peoples died during the 16th century, a collapse that caused atmospheric carbon dioxide levels to drop.
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Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do
Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
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Ancient Skeletons Might Explain One of Humanity's Worst Epidemics
After stumbling on a mass burial site, "paleopathologists" use ancient DNA to tackle a 400-year-old mystery.
Facebook Users Created a Fake Swine Flu Epidemic
The public frenzy in Myanmar distracted from more dire health threats.
The Hajj in Saudi Arabia is at risk of cholera
We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic
Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey
America's Latest Drug Epidemic Is Weirdly Nonviolent
The 70s heroin wave and 80s crack crisis each saw major gun violence, including huge numbers of murders. Not so much with the current opioid epidemic.
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Coroners Might Be Hiding the Truth About Overdose Deaths
Deaths aren’t always ruled as overdoses, even when they are.
Vancouver police tweet photo of pigeon nest of used needles to draw attention to opioid crisis
British Columbia declared a public health emergency over the opioid overdose crisis in 2016.
Trump Could Undo All the Progress We've Made on AIDS
So much for having come a long way.
How Safe Is It to Get an Organ From an Overdose Victim?
Given the urgency of needing an organ, "safe" is a relative term.
Fentanyl: America's Deadliest New Drug