The United States is being ravaged by an opioid epidemic. Every day in the United States, 115 living, breathing people die due to opioid overdose. The toll of these drugs is staggering.
Our guest today is Andrew Kessler. He is the founder of Slingshot Solutions, a firm working to implement policy to put an end to opioid abuse and misuse. We learn where the drugs are coming from, where they’re going, who they’re hurting, and how we can protect our communities from devastation.
Stay tuned for a direct, uncensored interview.
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“Essentially, the clinicians [at Gosport Hospital] were running an involuntary euthanasia board.” ~ Rupert Darwall
Britain’s esteemed National Health Service has been hit with another scandal: 650 patients unlawfully killed, according to an independent report by The Gosport Independent Panel. Rupert Darwall, multipublished author and contributor to the Wall Street Journal, goes in-depth into what went wrong. We discuss his haunting piece for the WSJ, “Reform the NHS Before It Kills Again.”
Be sure to tune in for a thought-provoking episode.
Thank you to Zach for his $30 per month support! As well as to Mike, Julie, and Tiana for becoming $15 per month Patrons! … More Ep. 40: A “Culture of Death,” Rupert Darwall on Britain’s National Health Service
In today’s episode I talk with Dr. Irena Keller, who has a PhD in Change, Development, and Plasticity from University of California, Berkeley. She is the leader of Start School Later’s California Chapter and an active supporter of California Senator Anthony Portantino’s Start School Later Bill. We discuss the science of sleep, the benefits of later start times, and the progress of the bill in the California Legislature. … More Ep. 7: Giving Teens the Chance to Dream with Irena Keller of Start School Later
2016 is coming soon and many people will be making New Year’s resolutions. If you can’t think of any here are 10 easy ones—along with how you can maintain them through out the year. 1. Write in a thankful journal. If you’ve read any of my other posts, you’ll know I’m a big advocate of … More 10 New Year’s Resolutions, and how to achieve them
Waking up early gives me two extra hours to be productive everyday. … More How to be happier, healthier, and more productive. . .
Pets make us happier, healthier, and help us make friends. … More The furry secret to happiness
I’ve been a lot happier! And what makes me even happier is that this is proven by science! … More Why gratitude shouldn’t be seasonal…
Everyone knows about the great physical benefits of exercise, but not so many people know about the psychological benefits to it as well. Did you know that a 20 minute jog relieves anxiety more than a nice warm bubble bath? Or that you’re the most creative after a workout? In this post I’ll show you the … More The Sweaty Secret to a Better Life…
Now lets look at how we can solve these problems. WorldHunger.org says that poverty is the main cause of world hunger, which means that if we lower the poverty rate, world hunger will also be lowered. Here is what you can do: … More Things you should care about…
Deciding what to write on this week was about the same as usual, I finished up my homework, while listening to music of course, then I started looking up things to write on. But little did I know that one of my little habits was doing a lot of good for me, and was also … More Why you should keep on listening to music…