The Society of Actuaries released a report Tuesday examining the economic impact of non-medical opioid usage in the United States, which concludes that from 2015 to 2018 $631 billion was spent dealing with the crisis, with more to come.
A report released Wednesday detailed research suggesting that single-payer health care reforms, also known as "Medicare for All," would cost about $32 trillion over 10 years.
The researchers concluded that Republicans will have a major advantage over Democrats in 2020 and beyond unless a policy change completely dissolves the Electoral College.
"Thoughts and prayers for others should be employed selectively," says an economist behind a new study on the value of the phrase.
According to an online poll of 2,000 men and women, 13 percent say they've worn the same pair for a week or more.
"The key thing to remember is there is a knock-on effect as spending power leads to greater demand and new development, which creates a virtuous cycle. In this way, closing the wealth gap for Black Americans, positively impacts the wider U.S. economy too," Temerlies told Newsweek.
During the study period, there were 22 confirmed fatal attacks.
Researchers believe an incident at a nuclear reprocessing plant in central Russia was the cause, though Russian officials have always denied involvement.
A study out of Washington State University suggests petting or playing with pets lowers levels of cortisol, a hormone that increases when we're stressed.
Even just seeing trees out your window might be enough to help you stop smoking, drinking or eating unhealthy food, a new study suggests.
"Handgun purchaser licensing laws function to reduce gun violence by better screening out individuals," the report found.
Media Matters for America, a liberal nonprofit and left-wing activist group that analyzes right-wing news content, focused months of research against Fox News' so-called "straight news division" and released a "Drop Fox" ad accusing their primetime hosts of daily outright lies.
The Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans largely interact with members of their own race or ethnicity.
A new poll finds that 49 percent said the U.S. "should pay less attention to problems overseas," while 44 percent said it was "best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs."
Scientists arrived at their conclusion after watching parents read with their children in a laboratory.
Ditching the 9 to 5 work day could make night owls healthier and more productive.
Researchers did not find a link between using the drug and developing anxiety, however.
The study "highlights the magnitude of plastic pollution," a professor of conservation told Newsweek.
Female journalists and politicians were sent abusive or hostile tweets every 30 seconds on average, according to a study by Amnesty International.
Study participants were taught to identify their triggers for overeating instead of using self-criticism as their source of motivation.
High schools that start at later times in the day allow students to get more sleep without moving their bedtime and are correlated with improved grades and better attendance.
The study found only one retailer had no trace of the chemical in its packaging.
The eruption started in April and continued through August, as magma drained and the caldera collapsed.
The average person puts on 1 to 2lbs every year, and struggles to lose it.
It is unclear whether the inhabitants of Earth would be able to adapt to and survive this new climate.