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The opioid epidemic has been fueled by soaring numbers of prescriptions written for pain medication. And often, those prescriptions are written by dentists. “We’re in the pain business,” says Paul Moore, a dentist and pharmacologist at University of Pittsburgh School

German intelligence officials have told their American counterparts that they don’t need support in monitoring or safeguarding Germany’s elections in the fall, a senior U.S. intelligence official told NBC News on Tuesday. The U.S. official, who asked not to be

Jules Mountain, 2 years ago this week, was lying in his one-man, coffin-like tent at Everest Base Camp, trying to sleep. Suddenly, the ground below him unexpectedly shifted to the left before lifting him into the air, thumping him back

Trouble keep chasing the ride-hailing service company Uber, wherever it goes. Recently a court in Rome banned the company in Italy over its contribution to unfair competition faced by the local taxi industry. According to the judgment, the company has

The government of Canada is fighting with the trans fats in the diets for more than a decade. On Friday, Health Canada released a notice of proposal that put total ban on the trans fats. According to the notice, the

When iPhone owners hoping for a cheap screen repair started getting the notorious, phone-bricking Error 53 message last year, the company claimed it was a security measure meant to protect customers from potentially malicious third-party Touch ID sensors. An iOS

These days lots of rumors surrounding around Microsoft’s Book 2 plans, but very little has emerged about the surface pro 5. Shedding some light over the Surface Pro 5, Paul Thurrott revealed that it will not change the proprietary Surface

The H-1B category of work visas is controversial for a few reasons, including how reliant the US tech industry is on it. But one of the biggest concerns is the idea that it facilitates the outsourcing of American jobs en

Mobile phones have increasingly become the repository for the details that drive our everyday lives. But Virginia Tech researchers have recently discovered that the same apps we regularly use on our phones to organize lunch dates, make convenient online purchases,

The French city of Grenoble became the first European city to totally ban outdoor advertising, replacing over 300 billboards and installments with community notice boards and trees. The city’s ban included 326 advertising signs – 64 of which were billboards –