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Is US Pledge to Be the World Leader Just a Wishful Thinking?

Is the American century over? Despite a growing economy, world-class university system, innovative society, and the best military in the world it seems the US may lose its global leadership.

Tax Like It Is July 4, 1776

Wall Street Journal op-ed: What Life Was Like in 1776, by Thomas Fleming (Former President, Society of American Historians; Author, What America Was Really Like in 1776 (2012)): Americans [in 1776] had the highest per capita income in the civilized world, paid the lowest taxes—and were determined to keep it...

DC Jobs: Kiplinger, Society for Science & the Public

This week, Kiplinger.com is hiring a personal finance digital journalist, while Society for Science & the Public needs a media sales manager. American Academy of Nursing is seeking an event coordinator, and U.S. News & World Report is on the hunt for a consumer advice reporter. Show More Summary

Sleep: Your Questions Answered

2 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Americans live in a “chronically sleep-deprived society.” That's according to RAND's Wendy Troxel, an expert on sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agrees, calling sleep deprivation a “public health epidemic.” JustShow More Summary

Lipstick: ABIM Announces Changes to MOC Program

2 days agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

A coordinated announcement between medical specialty societies and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) was made recently changing the American Board of Medical Specialty's (ABMS) trademarked Maintenance of Certification® program requirements (again) for select subspecialties in Internal Medicine. Show More Summary

The White Privilege Lie

If the American Left succeeds in establishing the White Privilege lie as the accepted cultural norm, it will have devastating long-term implications for society.

Alltech features 15 research abstracts at 2015 JAM

Alltech will showcase 15 abstracts at the Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) in Orlando, Florida, from July 12-16.

Genetic Testing in Kids is Fraught with Complications

Despite an increasing ease in acquiring genetic information, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) points out that doing so has consequences, particularly when it comes to children. It is this population, they say, that is the...Show More Summary

The US welding industry is facing a big labor shortage

The welding industry will face a shortage of about 400,000 operators by 2024, according to the American Welding Society. The problem comes from the aging population of the current welding operators and the lack of incoming skilled workers, Compact Equipment reports. Show More Summary

George Eastman house's historic collection of camera technology named engineering landmark

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

George Eastman House's Technology Collection has been recognized as an Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for its historic significance as the world's leading collection of...Show More Summary

Black Churches Are Burning Across The South, Arson Eyed

Following the murder of nine African American churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina last month, we said the following about the current state of American society: The riots that left Baltimore in ashes in late April and the massacre...Show More Summary

Susan Ahn Cuddy dies at 100; pioneering Korean American in U.S. military

In her final weeks, Susan Ahn Cuddy kept her calendar full, as always - she attended fundraisers, participated in U.S. military events and even led a "survivor's lap" at an American Cancer Society Relay for Life, pushed around the running track in her wheelchair.

Improving Sleep Quality Has Pain Control Benefits

Sleep disruption appears to be associated with altered pain processing and central sensitization, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, wwwamericanpainsociety.org.

ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research announced the 2015 recipients of research grants to advance new understandings of--and treatments for--kidney diseases. Established in 2012 by the American Society of Nephrology, the ASN Foundation...Show More Summary

Will North Anna 3 be lead ESBWR?

There is a growing perception that the Nuclear Renaissance in the U.S. is dead, killed off forever by low natural gas prices. Some members of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) are not so sure. At the June 7 President’s Reception for...Show More Summary

ASTRO Announces New Open-Access Journal Advances in Radiation Oncology and Founding Editor Robert C. Miller, MD, MBA

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is pleased to announce the launch of its new open-access journal, Advances in Radiation Oncology, and the selection of its Founding Editor, Robert C. Miller, MD, MBA.

NYC Group Plans To Burn American Flag, Calls For Disarming Police

The only thing standing between lots of crime and a total breakdown of society in their neighborhoods are armed police officers (The Blaze) A group calling for the immediate disarmament

Has the normalization of gays and lesbians within pop culture shaped attitudes in American society?

It's interesting to think about all of the taboos and controversial topics from just my lifetime which have become not quite as contentious over the years. The debates aren't totally gone, and maybe they never will be, but mainstream opinions have shifted. Show More Summary

Experts Cover MERS Outbreak in American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

An overview and analysis of the factors underlying the recent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) outbreak in Korea has been published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

The Staggering Costs Of Gun Violence In The U.S. Every Year

If you're the kind of person who needs an economic argument: each murder costs society almost half a million dollars. When nine people were murdered in Charleston on June 17, they were among 5,793 Americans to die by gun so far this year. In an average year, the death toll from guns, including suicides, is a staggering 33,000 lives. Read Full Story

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