Opioids in America

What is the U.S. Opioid Epidemic? In the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid pain relievers and healthcare providers began to prescribe them at greater rates. Increased prescription of opioid medications led to widespread misuse of both prescription and non-prescription opioids before it became clear […]

The Evolution of Ticketing

Getting tickets to our favorite shows or our next train ride isn’t the tense, uncertain, rushed experience that it used to be. This is because the world is shifting toward mobile-based ticketing. While online ticketing already made buying tickets easier than obtaining them in person or through the mail, mobile ticketing streamlines the process even further. […]

Why is Sickle Cell a Black Disease

Data & Statistics on Sickle Cell Disease Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects millions of people throughout the world and is particularly common among those whose ancestors came from sub-Saharan Africa; Spanish-speaking regions in the Western Hemisphere (South America, the Caribbean, and Central America); Saudi Arabia; India; and Mediterranean countries such as Turkey, Greece, and Italy. […]