Articles by tag: opioid
Biologists Figured Out How to Generate New Neurons in the Adult Brain, Revolutionizing Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Recently biologists discovered how to generate new neurons in the adult brain. This is an incredible breakthrough that has enormous potential to revolutionize neurodegenerative disease research. By generating genetically-mutated mice with a unique gene that activates dormant neural stem cells, scientists were able to generate new neurons in the brain. For years, scientists have […]
Amazon Grocery Stores Are Struggling. Experts Say They Were Unprepared to Handle Grocery’s Thin Margins.
Amazon went big and bold with its diversified brick and mortar strategy when it bought Whole Foods and launched cashier-less Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go stores across the U.S. Turns out this may have been a miscalculation for the e-commerce giant. Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, speaking on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, revealed that […]
Which Lenses Filmed This Year’s Oscar Nominees? Turns Out There’s a Newcomer in Town
Everything Everywhere All at Once took home the golden statue from the field of ten Oscar nominees at the 2023 Academy Awards. Behind the scenes is an interesting story about the technical achievements of the movies receiving honors at this year’s Oscars. The stars behind that tale are the cameras and lenses that make […]
The CDC Has New Updates to Their Clinical Practice Guidelines When It Comes to Opioids
There’s been a new update to the CDC’s Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. These updates include emphasizing non-opioid alternatives when available, but also flexibility, which has been widely held as a more appropriate stance for the CDC to take when giving healthcare providers more options for treating patients. Dr. Michael Sprintz, […]
MLB Drug Testing Concerns & Safety Issues This Offseason?
Unless you are an Astros fan, this offseason is another waiting period for fans to look ahead at the start of the next MLB season, where each team will have a new opportunity to prove its worth. Alongside typical pressures on MLB teams, like being urged to bolster their rosters, this offseason the MLB is […]
Randy Grimes Talks Opioids, Addiction, and Recovery – Part 2
In the second part of his interview with Randy Grimes on I Don’t Care, Kevin Stevenson and the former NFL offensive lineman discuss the road to recovery, his efforts to help other athletes, and the widespread nature of the problem of opioids in sports. If you missed part 1 of the interview, check […]
Randy Grimes Talks Opioids, Addiction, and Recovery – Part 1
Randy Grimes joins this episode of I Don’t Care with Kevin Stevenson for the first of a two-part interview discussing his career in the NFL, addiction to opioids, and eventual recovery. As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the United States, Randy shares his personal story of how he found himself in the […]