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Plague: What to Know in 2019

Jan. 18, 2019 — Wyoming’s Department of Health has confirmed another case of plague in a cat, the third in the past 6 months in the state. No human cases of plague, spread by fleas, have been reported during that time, but public health officials are advising people to practice flea control for their household… Read More »

GMO food opponents think they know the most, but actually know the least: Study

New research suggests that people’s illusion of knowledge could be fueling the broader population’s opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods. “Extreme views often stem from people feeling they understand complex topics better than they do,” said Phil Fernbach, the lead author of the study, in a press release. The study, titled “Extreme opponents of genetically… Read More »

What to know about oxycodone

Oxycodone is a type of pain-relieving medication that doctors may prescribe to help people manage moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is an opiate (narcotic) analgesic. Opiate analgesics change how the brain and central nervous system respond to pain. These chemical changes stop a person from feeling pain in the same way as they did. This… Read More »