Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now?

Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now?

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing major damageMario Tama/Getty Images By Andy Coghlan First Hawaii, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing lava and ash for more than a month. Then Guatemala, where the Volcan del Fuego volcano erupted with huge and lethal force on Sunday. But did one cause the other? At least 75 deaths have […]

The Opioid Epidemic Is Devastating. It’s Also Really Expensive.

The Opioid Epidemic Is Devastating. It’s Also Really Expensive.

The opioid epidemic, which each year claims more lives than the entirety of American deaths in the Vietnam War, is also a growing financial burden. According to a new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the epidemic cost the nation $ 504 billion in 2015—about 2.8 percent of the nation’s gross domestic […]