Nuclear Power, EPA Says Glyphosate Not Carcinogenic, & Opioid Company Bribery Case – HTS 19

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Google Sit-In, Pornhub Wants Tumblr, & Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tesla

EPA Says Glyphosate Isn’t Carcinogenic & HIV Drug Treatment ‘Zero Risk’

$142,938 Snakebite & Opioid Executive Found Guilty in Bribery Case

Fentanyl Vaccine, Russian Trolls Fuel Anti-Vaxxer Movement, & Merck Earnings

Don’t Sleep With Contact Lenses, Philip Morris’s IQOS Greenlit for Sale, Weed With Exercise

Netflix Accused of Contributing to Teen Suicides & He Used to be Trans

What’s Wrong With Nuclear Power?

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YouTube: CNBC: Scooter company Bird introduces monthly rentals

Engadget: Bird’s monthly scooter rentals let you ride as much as you like

YouTube: WCNC: How to stay safe on e-scooters

CNBC: CDC says there’s an epidemic of e-scooter injuries that could easily be prevented

CNET: DHS gave border agents free rein over thousands of warrantless device searches

CNET: Google sit-in: Workers protest alleged company retaliation after walkout

Ars Technica: Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr and restore site to former porn-filled glory

Tech Crunch: Why you don’t want Tumblr sold to exploitative Pornhub

ABC 7 News: Wrongful death lawsuit filed in deadly, fiery Tesla crash in Mountain View

Youtube: Inside Edition: Woman Gets Kidney Donation Delivered By Drone

CBS News: FDA issues warnings over sleep aids

FDA: FDA requires stronger warnings about rare but serious incidents related to certain prescription insomnia medicines

YouTube: Toxic Breast Implants? FDA Probing Side Effects on Women | NBC10 Philadelphia

NY Times: F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

Reuters: U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen

YouTube: CBC: HIV drug found to prevent transmission of AIDS-causing virus to sexual partners

BBC: Gay HIV transmission with treatment is ‘zero risk’, study confirms

The Lancet: Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study

NPR: Summer Bummer: A Young Camper’s $142,938 Snakebite

KHN: Summer Bummer: A Young Camper’s $142,938 Snakebite

CNN: Patients are paying up to 20 times more for neurological drugs since 2004, study finds

Neurology: Out-of-pocket costs are on the rise for commonly prescribed neurologic medications

CNN: Whistleblowers: Company at heart of 97,000% drug price hike bribed doctors to boost sales

NPR: Opioid Executive John Kapoor Found Guilty In Landmark Bribery Case

YouTube: Subsys Rap Video Created by Insys Pharmaceuticals (More info in description)

NY Times: Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering

CNN: Amid America’s opioid crisis, deaths from stimulants are steadily rising

CDC: Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Cocaine and Psychostimulants with Abuse Potential — United States, 2003–2017

YouTube: US fentanyl crisis: Mexican cartels push opioid assembly | Al Jazeera English

CTV News: Fentanyl Vaccine

EurekAlert: Vaccine shows lasting effects against fentanyl addiction in rats

Nature: Conjugate vaccine produces long-lasting attenuation offentanyl vs. food choice and blocks expression of opioidwithdrawal-induced increases in fentanyl choice in rats

NY Times: F.D.A. Approves the First Vaccine for Dengue Fever, but Limits Its Use

CNN: Anti-vaxxers ‘have blood on their hands,’ says UK health secretary

YouTube: RT: Health Secretary Matt Hancock hits out at anti-vaxxers

YouTube: Russian Trolls Are Fueling The Anti Vaxxer Movement

CNBC: Here’s a breakdown of Big Pharma earnings from Merck, Pfizer, Eli Lilly

CNN: Don’t rinse after brushing and other tips for better dental health

Forbes: How Sleeping With Contact Lenses Can Hurt Your Eyes, Graphic Pictures Show

YouTube: CBS Local News: Doctors Shares Graphic Images To Warn Against Sleeping In Contact Lenses

BBC: Contaminated blood scandal: Martin’s story

Bloomberg: Philip Morris’s ‘Heat Not Burn’ Device Is Cleared for U.S. Sales

FDA: FDA permits sale of IQOS Tobacco Heating System through premarket tobacco product application pathway

ScienceDaily: The new ‘runner’s high’? Some often mix weed, workouts

Frontiers of Public Health: The New Runner’s High? Examining Relationships Between Cannabis Use and Exercise Behavior in States With Legalized Cannabis

YouTube: Teen Suicides Spiked In Month After ‘13 Reasons Why’ Debuted On Netflix | NBC Nightly News

NY Times: In Month After ‘13 Reasons Why’ Debut on Netflix, Study Finds Teen Suicide Grew

Gizmodo: Netflix Responds to Data Connecting 13 Reasons Why With Rise In Teen Suicides

Science Daily: Suicide attempts by self-poisoning have more than doubled in teens, young adults

Journal of Pediatrics: Sex- and Age-specific Increases in Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning in the United States among Youth and Young Adults from 2000 to 2018

YouTube: The Heritage Foundation: He Used To Be Trans—Here’s What He Wants Everyone To Know

USA Today: Opinion: Hormones, surgery, regret: I was a transgender woman for 8 years — time I can’t get back

Psychology Today: Why Is Transgender Identity on the Rise Among Teens?

NY Times: Tesla Looks to Regain Its Luster in Solar Energy by Slashing Prices

CNN: The most effective ways to curb climate change might surprise you

DRAWDOWN: Electricity Generation Nuclear

WORKING PAPER NO. 2019-62: Do Renewable Portfolio Standards Deliver?

YouTube: Lower Emissions, Competitive Prices: Do Renewable Policies Deliver?

NY Times: Opinion: Nuclear Power Can Save the World

YouTube: Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy: Energy Investments Dialogue

PBS NewsHour: The impact of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster 33 years later

Our World in Data: What was the death toll from Chernobyl and Fukushima?

YouTube: CBS This Morning: California solar power plants ignite birds mid-flight