Meteorologists issue rare, first high risk tornado outbreak forecast of 2017

Jan 22, 2017 @ 10:45 AM ET By Ben Alonzo

Meteorologists across the U.S. are paying close attention to portions of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas because the key ingredients for a large severe weather outbreak are present. Recent weather models show a high probability of large hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds by this afternoon and evening. Scientist are alerting the public to be ready ….read more

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Living large: Obesity causing rising healthcare costs and lower productivity for U.S. economy

Jan 14, 2017 @ 2:17 AM ET By Ben Alonzo

There’s a health crisis going on in America and it involves the fact that over 69% of adults are overweight or obese, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data1. Being overweight is scientifically unhealthy, it drives up health insurance premiums, and negatively impacts the economy. Recent health science data shows that more ….read more

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The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, Disease Risk, and Climate Change Challenges

Jun 04, 2016 @ 3:50 PM ET By Ben Alonzo

Atmospheric Science: “It’s only a matter of time before Florida has its next major hurricane and preparedness is much more than just food, flashlights, and batteries. Because of climate change, Florida and the Gulf states are already at increased risk of vector-borne diseases. These are noteworthy challenges to our first responders, pregnant women, and elderly ….read more

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The Basics about Humans, Global Warming, Climate Change, Climate Denial, and Solutions

Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:45 PM ET By Ben Alonzo

Earth’s climate is an awesome web of complex interactions between biotic and abiotic factors. Understanding why scientists are so alarmed about climate change (and human involvement) will help you understand why you should also be concerned. There are climate deniers that seem to focus on already debunked (unscientific) opinions, while ignoring the rest of the ….read more

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Psychiatry and Psychology’s Epidemic of Junk Science, Overprescription, Misdiagnosis, Subjectivity, and Pharma Marketing

Sep 26, 2015 @ 9:32 PM ET By Ben Alonzo

Health Science: Recent scientific research, top scientists, court cases, and whistleblowers have highlighted how a large portion of the psychiatry and psychology industry propagates unscientific research findings, continues to use subjective diagnosis procedures, overprescribes unnecessary and potentially dangerous drugs, and creates made-up mental health disorders as a way to generate billions of capital for pharmaceutical ….read more

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