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Six dozen doctors arrested in opioid bust

On Apr. 17, the Department of Justice announced the arrest of dozens of healthcare professionals in connection to the opioid epidemic. 60 medical professionals in six states were charged in connection to over-prescription and healthcare fraud. Providers at every level have a responsibility to the community and their patients to ...

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More than a right: Voting is a superpower

Voting is not only our right; it is our power. The right to vote energizes social and cultural awareness for political parties. It is an opportunity for citizens to have a voice in who should lead our cities, counties, states, governments and country. Voting is crucial to activating democratic and ...

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A Letter to the Editor

I teach English at APSU as an adjunct instructor – one of the 323 instructors at APSU that are contracted on a course-by-course basis with shockingly low pay, no health/retirement benefits, no job security, inadequate work space, unwieldy schedules, and little to no departmental regard. Despite teaching for 10 years ...

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Oversimplification of addiction hurts everyone

  There are laws that are enacted not to help people, but to punish. Some things just seem so abhorrent when viewed from an outsider perspective that it is hard to ever justify them.              Laws to punish these things feel justifiable and right. When closely looking at the first-hand ...

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Up in smoke: a look into e-cigarettes

Vaping is something everyone has heard of in recent years. There is a lot of concern about its popularity considering that vaping and its effects are not well understood yet. Vaping among teens has gained attention recently because it has become so widespread and the risks for teens are now ...

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Kickoff guide to the 2020 presidential election

With the presidential election less than a year away, Democrats have come out of the woodworks to run against President Trump in 2020. There has never been a female president nor a Latino president or one that is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. As of Mar. 25, there are ...

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