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Powerful synthetic opioid poses risk to first responders

A powerful synthetic opiate created to sedate elephants has been increasingly found across the country and can be dangerous not only to those taking the drugs, but to anyone who comes in contact with it, including police officers and first responders. Carfentanil is 100 times deadlier than fentanyl according to the Drug Enforcement Administration, and caused

What Is a Narcissistic Person? IT’S ALL ABOUT ME – Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Dr. Louise Stanger, So, what is a narcissistic personality disorder? It’s often defined as a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. But behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem that’s vulnerable to the slightest

An aging and Alzheimer’s tsunami is about to hit us. Here’s what needs to happen right now

Andrew Tisch, Despite the collapse of Republicans’ ObamaCare repeal effort, the health care issue isn’t going away. The current health care debate in Washington is fundamentally one over who pays. However, it won’t matter whether Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers or individuals pick up the tab, if the most urgent challenge in health care is left