Clinton to promote plan to combat addiction with spending on treatment

Author: Jo Breiner

Clinton to promote plan to combat addiction with spending on treatment

Reuters Jeffrey Samet, School of Medicine Democratic White House front-runner Hillary Clinton heads to Boston on Thursday to discuss her $10 billion plan to tackle drug and alcohol addiction in the United States, a problem she has brought up repeatedly on the campaign trail… Expert quote: “Nothing gets achieved by putting them into jail. Many […]

90% of US Homes Are Under Insulated, Study Says

Green Building Elements Jonathan Levy, School of Public Health Based on new research, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) estimates that roughly 90 percent of existing US single family homes are under insulated, wasting energy and money, and decreasing comfort for homeowners… Expert quote: “If all U.S. homes were fitted with insulation based on […]

Study Finds Psychotherapy’s Effectiveness for Depression Is Overstated

New York Times (subscription required) Stefan Hofmann, College of Arts & Sciences Medical literature has overstated the benefits of talk therapy for depression, in part because studies with poor results have rarely made it into journals, researchers reported on Wednesday… Expert quote: “The number of trials they looked at was fairly small, and the different psychotherapy […]

The $5 Cereal That Provoked a London Mob

The Atlantic Japonica Brown-Saracino, College of Arts & Sciences I despise breakfast cereal. As in: feel-it’s-an-affront-to-civilization, why-add-insult-to-the-injury-of-morning-existence despise… Expert quote: “There are people who move into a neighborhood because they’re attracted to certain qualities of a place. On moving, they recognize that they are part of transforming the things that they value about a place. […]

Amid Kunduz Takeover, Who Is Funding The Taliban? Iran, Drug Money Fuels Afghanistan Conflict

International Business Times Thomas Barfield, College of Arts & Sciences Afghan forces, supported by NATO airstrikes, stepped up an intense campaign Tuesday to retake the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz a day after Taliban militants drove out Afghan forces and raised their trademark white flag throughout the strategically significant city… Expert quote: “People living in Kunduz had been complaining to […]

Kate McKinnon Must Work Harder As Celebrity Ads Move From TV To Digital

Variety Edward Boches, College of Communication Kate McKinnon is a breakout cast member of “Saturday Night Live” and a featured player in the coming reboot of “Ghostbusters.” Her star certainly seems to be on the rise… Expert quote: “It’s an approach that leaves room for discovery, sharing and commenting – and by using celebrities that […]