Motorcycle Safety Month Highlights Need to Be Safe on Georgia Roads

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit As the air gets even warmer in Georgia, more and more people are taking the opportunity to hop on their motorcycles and enjoy the beautiful scenery and weather. And while those rides can provide a feeling of freedom and enjoyment, an increased number of motorcycles on the road […]

Allegheny County Considers Medical Marijuana to Counter Opioid Crisis

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Allegheny County has one of the highest overdose death rates in the country, with over 50 overdose deaths per 100,000 residents in 2016. Facing these types of statistics, most would think that reducing access to drugs would be the only way to turn the problem around. Allegheny County […]

New York Broadens List of Crimes that Can Result in Loss of Firearm Rights

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit More New York State residents convicted of crimes may face the loss of gun ownership rights under a new law passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in May. The law broadens the types of misdemeanors that are considered “serious” crimes that can result in the […]

New York City Medical Examiner’s Lab DNA Testing Potentially Unreliable

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Attorneys for the Legal Aid Society and Federal Defenders of New York have requested that New York State inspector general’s office open an investigation on the New York City medical examiner’s lab. The attorneys are questioning the reliability of two different DNA testing techniques that the lab had […]

Increased Sex Hormone Levels may mean Increased Risk of Death for Men 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit A new study published in Hypertension shows that men with increased levels of sex hormones may be at higher risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH. This condition causes increased blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs, a condition that can be fatal. Symptoms of PAH include shortness of […]