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The Global Dimensions of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis

  The Global Dimensions of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis

Ohio has been described as “ground zero” for the nation’s ongoing drug overdose epidemic. According to the Center for Disease Control, opioids – prescription and illicit – are the main driver of drug overdose deaths. Of the more than 64,000 drug overdose deaths reported in 2016, opioids were involved in 42,249 of those, and in […]

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NEXT: What if There Were Another Global Pandemic?

David Staley David Staley NEXT: What if There Were Another Global Pandemic?

This year marks the centenary of the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919, a global pandemic that killed somewhere between 50 and 100 million people worldwide. The deaths caused by the Spanish Flu occurred at a time when the Earth’s population was under 2 billion, meaning upwards of 5 percent of the world’s population were killed by […]

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