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Just 2 Diet Soft Drinks Per Day Can Dramatically Increase Risk of Premature Death, Study Says
Many people are aware of the massive amounts of sweeteners contained in soft drinks and just how detrimental this sugar consumption can be to their health. That's one of the ...
September 12, 2019
Robert Jay Watson
China Interbank Lending Fear Rising as Third Bank Seized
With China seizing a third insolvent bank, risk aversion has spread to big lenders that are charging higher ...
August 13, 2019
Final Thoughts: Risk in Modern America, Part 5
Commentary How should this examination of the way Americans perceive and manage risk in the 21st century be ...
June 25, 2019
Natural Versus Man-Made: Risk in Modern America, Part 3
Commentary When last we visited the complex subject of risk in America, we discussed how the issue is ...
June 2, 2019
You Need to Take Risks to Innovate: Risk in Modern America, Part 4
Commentary For many, perhaps most, of the people who believe that climate change is an immediate threat to ...
June 2, 2019
British Steel Risks Collapse With 25,000 Jobs at Stake
British Steel, the country's second-largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees an ...
May 22, 2019
The Risk-Communication Playbook: Risk in Modern America, Part 2
Commentary The writer Upton Sinclair may not have invented risk communication in the United States, but he surely ...
May 15, 2019
China’s ‘Weaponized’ Firms Threaten US Financial Markets
Commentary As the trade talks between the United States and China continue, the trade imbalance is just one ...
May 13, 2019
Should We Be Worried? Risk in Modern America: Part 1
Commentary We do many things astonishingly well as a modern society. Our communications technology rivals anything Gene Roddenberry ...
May 7, 2019
Inflated Credit Scores Leave Investors in the Dark on Real Risks
Consumer credit scores have been artificially inflated over the past decade and are masking the real danger the ...
April 9, 2019
Sophisticated Phishing Scams Putting Secrets at Risk, Foreign Affairs Says
OTTAWA—Canada’s Global Affairs Department says too many of its employees are being deceived by digital scams—a "serious problem" that could see ...
November 20, 2018
The Canadian Press
US Panel Warns Against Government Purchase of Chinese Tech
WASHINGTON—A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable ...
November 14, 2018
The Associated Press
China to Slow Yuan’s Slide to 7 Per Dollar Amid Growing Concerns
BEIJING—China is likely to use its vast currency reserves to stop any precipitous fall through the psychologically important ...
October 26, 2018
Mattis Seeks More Resilient US Ties With China’s Military
SINGAPORE—U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart that the world's two largest economies need to deepen ...
October 18, 2018
China Local Governments’ Hidden Debt May Be as High as $5.8 Trillion
BEIJING—Off-balance-sheet borrowings by Chinese local governments could be as high as 40 trillion yuan ($5.78 trillion) and amount ...
October 16, 2018
Teens Born Through IVF May Have Higher Blood Pressure
Teenagers who were conceived through assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), may be six times more ...
September 5, 2018
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Preliminary Research Suggests Folic Acid May Be Linked to Autism
Folate, often called folic acid, is crucial for fetal development, but new findings indicate that too much may be ...
May 12, 2016
Poisoning Expert Reveals the 6 Foods and Drinks That He Refuses to Consume
Bill Marler is an expert in food poisoning, after spending 20 years working on lawsuits involving food poisoning ...
January 26, 2016
Rat Study Shows Deep-Space Travel Could Damage the Brain
Some rats exposed to the radiation astronauts would face on long deep-space missions develop lapses in attention and ...
April 26, 2014
Forgetful Rats Take More Risks
A new study finds that rats with impulsive tendencies tend to have poorer working memories. Scientists define working ...
April 25, 2014
Even Highly-Sophisticated People Can Fall for a Scam
Time after time I am amazed, when I need to rescue a client from a high-tech scam, to ...
April 13, 2014
What We Can Learn From Seth Godin’s Take on Risk: It’s a Tool Not A Liability
We have all experienced moments where we've taken a risk and lost big. And now, no matter how ...
April 7, 2014
High Risk’ Drugs Used in Livestock
The FDA has vowed to cut antibiotics use for livestock, but a new report finds that regulators aren’t ...
February 4, 2014
Bar Russian Murder Suspects, says Cotler
MP calls for travel restrictions on Russian officials in relation to the death of Sergei Magnitsky.
December 12, 2012
Cell Phone Study Alarming
The use of mobile phones is increasing among children and adolescents. Experts warn of the dangers, since children ...
September 9, 2011
New Report: Risks of Cholesterol Drugs
How will history judge me for questioning the benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs (CLDs)?
May 11, 2011
Venture Capitalists Decrease Risk Appetite
Due to the present economic downturn, most venture capital (VC) firms are curtailing their investment plans for the ...
August 19, 2009
Heide B. Malhotra
Iran Says Detained British-Flagged Tanker to Be Released
McCabe Opened Formal Investigation of Trump One Day Before Mueller’s Appointment
China’s Rivers Are the Major Source of Plastic Entering the Oceans
Apple Will Make the New Mac Pro Computers in US After Getting Tariff Exemptions
Columbine Survivor Says Reporters Didn’t Want to Hear Why He Opposes Beto O’Rourke’s Proposed Gun Ban
Alaska GOP Cancels 2020 Republican Presidential Primary
Lindsey Graham Says DOJ Should Investigate Biden-Ukraine Connection