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A Jolt to the Senses Rob Matheson
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
"The American College of Sports Medicine estimates that, each year, roughly 300,000 high school and college athletes are diagnosed with sports-related head injuries--but that number may be several times higher due to undiagnosed cases."
An "Age"-Old Problem Kim Parker , Juliana Horowitz
Category: Demographics Published: January 2017
Graying societies in the U.S., Germany, and Italy each come with their own set of dilemmas.
An "Olympian" Tax Exemption Michael Granof
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
"The U.S. Olympic Committee awarded more than $2,000,000 to Olympic and Paralympic medalists last year: $25,000 for Gold, $15,000 for Silver, and $10,000 for Bronze."
Besting the Bullies Todd Patkin
Category: Life in America Published: January 2017
"According to the National Institutes of Health, about 47 teens are bullied every five minutes; 71% of students report bullying as an ongoing problem; about 282,000 students reportedly are attacked in U.S. high schools each month…"
Charting a Century of Climate Change Andy Murdock
Category: Eye on Ecology Published: January 2017
"The main effect observed by…researchers [in the West's national parks over the last 100 years] is not coming from summers getting hotter, but from the milder winters."
Corruption Set in Concrete David-Michael Harding
Category: Literary Scene Published: January 2017
"Congress argued the validity of lies…and its approval ratings hit historic lows, in contrast to indictments and ethics investigations that soared to new highs. Still, nothing changed, as the fox continued to guard the hen house…"
Graying America in Search of a Solution Bill McPherson
Category: Demographics Published: January 2017
"…Employees miss more time from work taking care of their parents…than they do taking care of their children…"
How to Restore the U.S.'s Economic Mobility Frank Buckley
Category: Economics Published: January 2017
"A class society has inserted itself within the folds of what once was a classless country, as a dominant New Class…has pulled up the ladder of social advancement behind it."
Initiating a New Social Contract Gerald E. Marsh
Category: American Thought Published: January 2017
"…We live in a 'post-truth world,' where only personal opinion matters and objective truths have been replaced with narratives."
It's Critical Linda Elder
Category: Education Published: January 2017
"Some 2,400 years ago, Socrates argued for the advancement of human rationality through newly developing conceptual tools. The people and the intellectual world did not...see the need for it on any broad scale. The same is true today."
Love Quest Sofia Milan
Category: Psychology Published: January 2017
You can "attract more love into your life and realize the happiness and fulfillment you always have dreamed of--and remember, you deserve it."
Opera Before Instagram
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2017
"The label information in the exhibition is drawn from [critic Charles] Jahant's owbn writings. They capture his personal, and sometimes quirky, descriptions of opera singers just as he might have presented them on social media."
Polarized Robin M. Hogarth , Soyer Emre
Category: Social Media Published: January 2017
A yin-yang social media button could help stem the tide of polarization.
Repeal and Replace? Steve Riczo
Category: Medicine & Health Published: January 2017
"Look at the broad spectrum of the many, many small and medium changes that are part of [ObamaCare] that are addressing gaps, that are addressing needs, and consider them carefully before making decisions about how to move forward with them."
Right Under Your Nose Amy Bair
Category: Life in America Published: January 2017
"…It is crucial for parents to be able to recognize the signs that their children may be cyberbullies, and to know how to handle and prevent this behavior."
Sanctuary…Not! Jonathan W. Emord
Category: National Affairs Published: January 2017
"After [Pres. Donald] Trump is sworn into office, his first move should be to demand compliance with Federal law and warn that any state or local official who stands in the way of Federal law enforcement will be arrested and prosecuted."
Self-Willed Delusion Edward J. Erler
Category: Worldview Published: January 2017
"…Sanctuary cities [are those] that refuse to cooperate with Federal authorities in detaining illegal-alien criminals. This is the most baffling policy that can be imagined, as it results in criminals deliberately being released into public…"
Taking a Shot at Terror Alexis Blue
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
A pair of basketball studies gave credence to Terror Management Theory."
The God of Science David Ruth , Amy McCaig
Category: Religion Published: January 2017
"While it is commonly assumed that most scientists are atheists, the global perspective resulting from [an international] study shows that this simply is not the case."
The Growing Lone Wolf Threat from ISIS and Other Players Michael E. Nathanson
Category: the World Today Published: January 2017
"…We must agree that there is an enemy and, unlike outgoing Pres. Barack Obama, we must name it (radical Islamic terrorism) and pursue it in earnest. This is a war…"
The Shadow of 1957 Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2017
"Today, every year seems life 1957, except now the warning often appears to apply more to political products. Satire can be a savior here, but it would help if the human herd seemingly did not so need this empty prattle."
To Arms Over LGBT? Chivvis Moore
Category: Worldview Published: January 2017
"It is time for our government to stop trying to whip up public support for our wars on Muslim countries by claiming we are 'bringing them democracy,' 'saving Muslin women,' or, now, 'defending gays and lesbians.' "
Trump's Opportunity and Agenda Robert J. Bresler
Category: National Affairs Published: January 2017
"Presidents usually begin their terms with a fund of political goodwill. This cannot be 'twittered' away. Trump's adolescent behavior must disapppear. He is the president, and has an extraordinary opportunity--something that does not come along often…"
Tweeting Terror Allie Nicodemo
Category: Socail Media Published: January 2017
"Although extremist groups appear to advocate for a return to the Dark Ages, they show a sophisticated mastery of modern social media technology."