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Election 2016: Policy, not Personal

  The 2016 US Presidential election has been a circus unlike any other. The campaign has unfolded with less and less policy discussion, and more and more personal attacks. When voters head to the polls, the election will not be decided by the platforms of the candidates, but on their personalities and achievements and personal flaws. So, in order to salvage some semblance of a policy debate, the following is a quick comparison of the two candidates on the big issues. photo credit: (Photo: DonkeyHotey) Continue reading

Eyes on ISIS

Attempting to curb the spread of extremist thought online and through social media, Google’s think tank Jigsaw is developing programs that actively divert users away from groups promoting terror. Continue reading

Striking the Site of Breast Cancer

Affecting one in eight women worldwide, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. While the statistics are worrying, the latest research out of Israel’s Tel Aviv University is providing some hope in combatting the disease.    Continue reading

Cannabis Combats Chronic Pain

Despite ongoing controversy over its usage, cannabis is increasingly gaining respectability for its therapeutic uses in patients suffering chronic pain. Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About the Burqini Ban

Ever since images of armed police forcing a woman out of her clothing on a beach in France emerged last week, it seems the burkini is all anyone can talk about. But what exactly is it and why is it such a hot topic?   Continue reading