Male Birth Control Pill, Video Game Therapy, & Seattle is Dying

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Axios: The trouble with smart cities

Tech Crunch: Taxing your Privacy

YouTube: The Agenda with Steve Paikin:A Bumpy Road for Sidewalk Labs

The Age: We banned phones at our school and everyone’s happier now

NY Times: Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help

YouTube: Sea of Solitude: Official Teaser Trailer | EA Play 2018

YouTube: Tedx Talks: Can a video game save a life? | Johnny Chiodini | TEDxOldham

YouTube: EuroNews: Initiative to ensure all new cars sold in EU will have speed limiters by 2022

CNN: Europe will require carmakers to install speed limiters from 2022

Motherboard: Education and Science Giant Elsevier Left Users’ Passwords Exposed Online

Insider Higher Ed: UC Drops Elsevier

Gizmodo: 2 Million Credit Cards Exposed After Hack of Buca di Beppo, Planet Hollywood and Others

ScienceDaily: Need to increase diversity within genetic data sets

BMJ: Data sharing practices of medicines related apps and the mobile ecosystem: traffic, content, and network analysis

Time: The USDA Forced Kittens to Become Cannibals for Research, Watchdog Report Says

PubMed: Handb Clin Neurol (Journal) : Toxoplasmosis

YouTube: RT: USDA Sued For Experimenting on Cats

CNN: A new ‘male birth control’ pill might be safe, but there’s still a long way to go, researchers say

Time: Promising Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe and Effective, Study Says

Inverse: New Male Birth Control Method Preserves a Very Important Part of Sex

BBC: Male pill – why are we still waiting?

ScienceDaily: Annovera birth control vaginal ring effectively prevents unwanted pregnancy, research finds

ScienceDaily: Contraceptive jewelry could offer a new family planning approach

NY Times Book Review: Drug Epidemics, Past and Present

CNN: Hundreds of cities, counties and Native American tribes file federal lawsuit against Sackler family over opioid crisis

CNN: Purdue Pharma to pay $270 million to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

NY Times: Purdue Pharma and Sacklers Reach $270 Million Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

CNN: New York attorney general announces sweeping lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, Sackler family

NY Times: Purdue Pharma and Sacklers Reach $270 Million Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

YouTube: CBS This Morning: Accused of fueling opioid crisis, Purdue Pharma and Sacklers agree to $270 million settlement

NY Times: Museums Cut Ties With Sacklers as Outrage Over Opioid Crisis Grows

Mother Jones: Guggenheim Rejects Opioid-Family Money. But These Museums Are Still Taking It.

WJLA: Family pets are being hurt so addicts can get opioids from veterinarians

BBC: Malawi’s antibiotics crisis: Why the drugs don’t work for some

CNN: Physician groups call for taxes and regulations on kids’ access to sugary drinks

NY Times: Two Top Medical Groups Call for Soda Taxes and Advertising Curbs on Sugary Drinks

DailyMail: ‘We’ve tried and failed.

YouTube: Good Morning America: Health groups call for sweeping crackdown on sugary drinks for children

BBC: How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine?

BMC Public Health: A comparison of gender-linked population cancer risks between alcohol and tobacco: how many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?

Inverse: Synthetic ‘Alcarelle’ Promises to Make You Feel Drunk Without the Hangover

DailyMail: Synthetic alcohol that gets you drunk WITHOUT the hangover

ScienceDaily: Patients with or without cancer use different forms of marijuana, study finds

Gizmodo: Why Increased Pot Use in Colorado Is Sending More People to the Hospital

Annals of Internal Medicine: Acute Illness Associated With Cannabis Use, by Route of Exposure: An Observational Study

BBC Video: The woman who feels no pain

BBC: The woman who doesn’t feel pain

CNN: Woman who feels no pain could help scientists develop new painkillers

NY Times: At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why.

DailyMail: The woman who can NOT feel pain

NY Times: How Pain Tolerance and Anxiety Seem to Be Connected

ScienceDaily: A new model to trial preventative treatments for schizophrenia

ScienceDaily: Schizophrenia: 30 genes under suspicion

DailyMail: Does pollution cause PSYCHOSIS?

CNN: Psychosis in teens may be linked to an unlikely culprit: air pollution

NY Times: Air Pollution Tied to Mental Health Issues in Teenagers

BBC: City air pollution ‘link to teenage psychotic experiences’ explored

CNN: Safety watchdog questions FDA’s approval of Parkinson’s psychosis drug

CNN: FDA proposes changes to mammography standards for first time in more than 20 years

NY Times: Mammogram Centers Must Tell Women if They Have Dense Breasts, F.D.A. Proposes

NY Times: Behold the Beefless ‘Impossible Whopper’

YouTube: KOMO News: Seattle is Dying

2017 Drug Use Trends in King County, Washington

Sales Tax Handbook: Washington Tobacco

Sales Tax Handbook: Washington Alcohol

Sales Tax Handbook: California Tobacco

Sales Tax Handbook: California Alcohol