Smoking Pot Could Cause a Heart Attack
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Smoking Pot Could Cause a Heart Attack

(Dominick Reuter/Reuters) The American Heart Association has warned marijuna smokers that they could be significantly endangering their health. From the Association’s statement: Some studies have found that within an hour after cannabis  is smoked, THC may induce heart rhythm abnormalities, such as tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions, atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrythmias. Acutely, THC also appears […]

Texas Cities Concerned Coronavirus Cases Could Overwhelm Hospitals within Two Weeks
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How Houston Defied Doomsday COVID Predictions

Hospital staff work at the United Memorial Medical Center’s intensive care unit amid the coronavirus pandemic in Houston, Texas, June 29, 2020. (Callaghan O’Hare/Reuters) Houston’s approach is a model for how hospital systems should handle intense case surges. As data out of Houston, the epicenter of Texas’s coronavirus outbreak, began to show a surge in […]

Minnesota Freedom Fund Bails Out Violent Criminals Along With Protesters
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Minnesota Freedom Fund Bails Out Violent Criminals Along With Protesters

A woman poses in front of a mural of George Floyd in Los Angeles, Calif., May 30, 2020. (Kyle Grillot/Reuters) The Minnesota Freedom Fund, which was inundated with donations intended to bail out protesters after the police custody death of George Floyd, has since bailed several individuals accused of violent crimes, including a convicted rapist. […]

The Pick Matters
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The Pick Matters

While we wait to hear the name of Joe Biden’s running mate, I just want to reiterate the point. Biden’s basement-style campaign means that every word he says in public, and every decision he makes has more weight. It’s the exact opposite of Trump’s 2016 approach, in which a motormouth campaign that seemed to be […]