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Many Working Moms Can't Afford Their Health Care Deductible

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - A survey from Aflac and Working Mother magazine found that growing health care deductibles are unaffordable for nearly half of working mothers. In recent years, medical costs have continued to rise while wages remained stagnant, leaving working mothers with little money on hand to save for their deductibles, causing them to...

Amateur Athletes Seek Non-Opioid Pain Relief

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - They may not make those "Agony of Defeat" sports reels, but amateur athletes get injured all the time. Maybe it's from an awkward golf swing. Or maybe it's from not warming up or stretching before an event. Whatever the cause, though, there's one scary thing they have in common with the pros. "The reality is that all athletes are...

The Opioid Crisis' Latest Victims: Addicted Babies

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - And now the nation's opioid crisis is putting newborn babies at risk. The use of prescription painkillers like OxyContin by women during pregnancy has resulted in what's being called "an explosion" of infants as addicted to the drugs as their mothers. Newly published data in JAMA Pediatrics shows the number of cases of neonatal...

News Site Rantt Takes The Time to Get It Right

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - In the age of nonstop news and often limited fact-checking, a new digital news publication, Rantt, is moving in the other direction, focusing on slowing the story down, and getting the facts right, even if it means not being the first to publish a seemingly hot story. "We're taking an episodic approach to covering stories, and pride...

The Importance of Protecting Patents

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - America's economic engine is fueled by innovation. The ideas and inventions that emerge from researchers' labs or the garages of budding entrepreneurs have spawned powerhouse companies, even new industries. But turning ideas into products usually requires a crucial step: getting a patent. Patents provide years of protection,...