Mexico Eliminates Disease That Causes Blindness

Mexico Eliminates Disease That Causes Blindness

A disease which is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide has been eliminated in Mexico. The disease, trachoma, occurs primarily in hot, dry countries and affects people without access to clean water to wash their faces. Mexico increased its actions to eliminate the disease in 2004. Efforts were focused on cleanliness, antibiotics, environmental improvement, […]

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President Trump’s First 100 Days in the White House Not a Success

President Trump’s First 100 Days in the White House Not a Success

As President Trump nears the end of his first 100 days in office, it can be concluded that no amazing success is apparent. Major themes of Trump’s campaign were “Repeal Obamacare!” and “Build a wall!” Neither has occurred. His bill to repeal and replace President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act was withdrawn before Congress could […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia

Jehovah’s Witnesses Banned in Russia

Jehovah’s Witnesses, a pacifist religious organization, has been labeled by Russian authorities an “extremist group” and all of its activities are banned. All local chapters and its Russian headquarters have been ordered to close and the government is authorized to seize the group’s property. Their international website is blocked and Russian state media now refer […]

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Young Americans View Trump as Illegitimate President

Young Americans View Trump as Illegitimate President

According to a recent poll, the majority of young Americans see Trump’s presidency as illegitimate. The survey also showed that more than half, 70%, have negative views of Trump’s presidential demeanor. When asked the question, “Do you think that Donald Trump is a legitimate or an illegitimate president?” 57% of all respondents answered “illegitimate.” Within […]

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Paralyzed Man Uses Thought Control Technology to Move Arm and Hand

Paralyzed Man Uses Thought Control Technology to Move Arm and Hand

A man paralyzed from the shoulders down is now able to feed himself using thought-control technology. This medical first occurred after doctors implanted sensors in the man’s brain that sent signals to the man’s arm. A bicycle accident eight years ago left Bill Kochevar, 56, with severe spinal cord injuries resulting in his being completely […]

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