“Safer” Than New Drugs

India Presses Ahead With ‘Very Effective’ HCQ COVID-19 Treatment Published May 27, Written by Tyler Durden: India will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a preventative measure against COVID-19, after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) declared on Tuesday that the drug was found to be very effective with minimal side effects for prophylaxis. The…

NIH: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Improved Workplace Safety

5yrs after coming into effect MMLs associated with 33.7% less expected workplace fatalities MMLs that listed pain as a qualifying condition or allowed collective cultivation were associated with larger reductions in fatalities among workers aged 25-44 than those that did not.   Results provide evidence that legalizing medical marijuana improved workplace safety for workers aged…

Americium Problem Solved

UNC-Chapel Hill cracks 50-year-old nuclear waste problem, making storage safer Americium, 95Am Researchers figure out how to remove americium from nuclear waste pools, opening the door for expanding the use of one of the cleanest and most efficient energy sources on the planet March 16, 2016: Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…