The Opioid Crisis: Efforts of Science and Medicine

*This is the second of two articles on the Opioid Crisis in the U.S. To read the first, click here. In 2016, over 64,000 people died from drug-related overdoses, more than all U.S deaths from the Vietnam War. The primary culprit—opioids. Indeed, more than 90 Americans die per day due to opioid overdoses. Scientists and physicians …

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Diffusion fMRI: Addressing Limitations of Current Medical Imaging Techniques

This marks the first time that researchers have been able to combine structural MRI and fMRI and validate the utility of the method for further use. We can then apply this knowledge to combat diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and more.

Football soon will not be the same and that’s a good thing

"Football has perpetuated a culture of lies, fraud, and coverups of the most appalling order."

Are doctors too complacent?

There is a big difference between a doctor saying, "I'm not sure what is wrong" and ending the conversation with a prescription for a drug that may or may not work, and "I'm not sure what is wrong, yet."

Why Becoming an Amgen Scholar Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

"Becoming an Amgen Scholar was the best decision I've ever made because I will forever remember the people that I met and the memories that we've created. You can put a price on education and a stipend on being a summer researcher, but you cannot measure the value of having lifelong friends.