Tag: Safety

Nuts to All That? Digesting the New Allergy Research

Peanut allergies. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about this. Causing everything from discomfort to death, peanut allergy was barely heard of 20 years ago, yet in America the number of kids who live with this deadly danger has more than quadrupled in the last eight years alone. What is going on here? Well, it turns out that it may be a very big deal, but not in the ways we’re often led to expect: Is it possible the peanut allergy phenomenon might have more to do with parents, and......

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Do You Consider the World a Safe Place?

With the world seemingly on edge – the Israel-Hamas war, violence throughout the Middle East, gangland killings in Central America, planes shot down and crashing, threats of terrorism both domestic and international – it’s easy to think that the world is becoming increasingly violent. Despite that it can often seem we live in the most dangerous time, the truth is that the world is actually getting safer. Yes, research has proven: Deaths from wars, revolts, and murders are dropping worldwide. The latest report of the Human Security Report Project, which studies violence......

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