Opioid abuse drops when doctors check patients’ drug history

ITHACA, N.Y. – There’s a simple way to reduce the opioid epidemic gripping the country, according to new Cornell University research: Make doctors check their patients’ previous prescriptions. The most significant response to the opioid epidemic comes from state governments. Nearly every state now has a database that tracks every prescription for opioids like OxyContin, […]

Addicted to Facebook: Four reasons we keep coming back

ITHACA, N.Y. – Admit it, you’ve thought about walking away from Facebook at one time or another. Perhaps you’ve gone so far as to shut down your account, swearing never to return, only to meekly log back in a week later. New research from Cornell Information and Science discovered four reasons it’s so hard to […]