Xanax Use Among Teens Skyrockets

Xanax Use Among Teens Skyrockets

Despite overall prescription drug addiction abuse dropping dramatically among adolescents over the past 15 years, addiction treatment centers across the country are seeing a surge in the number of young people hooked on Xanax, according to Pew.  addiction...
1 Million Kids Are On Psychiatric Drugs

1 Million Kids Are On Psychiatric Drugs

In the United States, there are one million children under the age of six on psychiatric drugs. This number is particularly disturbing, considering the horrifying side effects and ineffectiveness of a good number of these types of harmful drugs. One in six Americans...
How Sexy Do American Women Think They Are?

How Sexy Do American Women Think They Are?

What is “sexy”?  It is, obviously, a personal question. Advertisers may tell us that “sexy” is a Victoria’s Secret model traipsing down a runway. Or a photoshopped magazine cover may imply “sexy” is realized through silky skin, luscious hair, and hourglass...
Opioids, Billionaires and You

Opioids, Billionaires and You

Does the Sackler family name ring a bell? — A family with assets of up to $13 billion (which makes them the nation’s 19th wealthiest family) should be somewhat famous. The Smithsonian Museum has a Gallery dedicated to the Sacklers, and a number of other...
Homelessness Sets New Records

Homelessness Sets New Records

If the economy is doing just fine, then why is homelessness at levels not seen “since the Great Depression” in major cities all over the country?  If the U.S. economy was actually in good shape, we would expect that the number of people that are homeless would be...
Millennials And The “Quarter-Life Crisis”

Millennials And The “Quarter-Life Crisis”

Burdened by debt and facing an uncertain job market, it’s no wonder a shocking number of millennials feel like they’re living through a crisis. Unsurprisingly, a LinkedIn survey of 2,000 millennials shared by Moneyish found that 72% of young professionals ages 25 to...