Experts estimate that only four percent of online pharmacies are legitimate. The rest are counterfeit operations that prey on customers by selling falsified medications.
This week on RHJ - two medical experts who specialize in studying and uncovering child abuse discuss the contradicting evidence of how the pandemic affected rates of child maltreatment.
The CDC reports May 2020 through April 2021 saw the most drug overdose deaths ever recorded in a single year. Experts discuss the use of harm reduction services and why drug addiction is a mental health issue.
A vaginal rejuvenation laser treatment has been accused of targeting breast cancer patients and not upholding its promises. An expert reveals how this treatment can cause worse harm and chronic pain to breast cancer patients.
Even as many students switched to virtual learning, school shootings didn’t stop. One recent school shooter used his parents’ gun, and now they are facing charges for their role in the incident. Experts discuss how the accountability of mass shootings doesn’t always just fall on the shooter.
Less congested roads during the pandemic gave room for drivers to increase their speed, creating a whole new type of driving called ‘super speeding’. The issue is that there’s also been the largest number of car crash deaths since 2006. Experts talk about the dangers of speeding and how we can slow drivers down.
ASPD is a disorder where those affected don’t feel empathy. Many serial killers and rapists have ASPD, so why haven’t we been looking for a cure? An expert talks about the challenges facing ASPD research.
Researchers have identified 32 major impacts automated cars could have on public health, and 17 of them are negative. Experts discuss what a possible future of self-driving cars will look like.
Some experts believe that the future of food is vegan. With the increasing effects of global warming, changes to farms are inevitable. Experts talk about why eating animals is inefficient, and why our planet won’t be able to support it in the future.
According to the Geneva Convention and other agreements, health facilities and workers are supposed to be protected from the violence of war. However, they’re targeted much more often than most people know. A noted expert in the field discusses how this violence happens, its consequences, and how international organizations may be able to turn this trend …
A study finds that increased demand for plastic is doing more damage to both humans and our environment than we thought. Then, car crashes involving pot consumption have doubled over the last 20 years. A study finds that sitting around more is a big reason for the increase in depression. And finally, e-scooters often have a bigger carbon footprint than what …
Studies show that law enforcement is the most sleep deprived of all professions, with potentially damaging and even fatal consequences for decision-making and reaction time, as well as long-term health damage. Experts discuss the unique challenges in having a poorly rested police force and in fixing it.