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NFTs: Key Policy Considerations 

An emerging asset class- nonfungible tokens (NFTs)- has taken the crypto world by storm. NFTs are used by blockchain games, crypto artists, and countless others because of their digital scarcity and uniqueness, capturing the attention of investors and consumers alike. This is no longer a tiny niche. As of 2021, the NFT market was valued … Continue reading

Healthcare / Other / Technology

Visualizing in Health Care

Summary Data visualization field has gained immense importance in health care industry over the past few years. Every data in health care is represented in a visual format for better understanding. Software developers should prioritize self-explanatory feature for health care researchers, not requiring them to have background knowledge in visualization techniques and its utilization. While … Continue reading

America / Economy / Fiscal policy / Politics / Presidency

President Biden and the State of Inflation

Executive Summary  Last week, President Biden outlined his plan to counter inflation as the rate rises to around 7%  The President placed the blame of inflation on rising prices in a myriad of sectors including motor vehicles, prescription drugs, energy, and childcare  His solutions include programs to cut costs as well as protect wages by … Continue reading

Politics

The Mobility Puzzle: A Lesson from Immigrants 

The United States’ most successful minority is immigrants. They have progressed more, and more rapidly than any other group in this country. They’ve managed to exceed native-born Americans in socio-economic performance across the board, by keeping their families together, saving better, and proving resilient through life’s setbacks.   The current culture war obscures these facts entirely: … Continue reading

America / Communications / Dpt. of State / Economy / Gov. Officials / Healthcare / National Security

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response System in the US

Summary   Though the US dealt with major outbreaks in the past 20 years, the American Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response system was unable to generate a sufficient coordinated response for COVID-19.  The American Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response system needs an analysis in the present time to evaluate the effects of public health policies and their … Continue reading

Healthcare / Politics

Childhood Obesity 

Introduction  Childhood overweight and obesity is an extremely common, serious and widespread medical condition in the United States. 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the US have obesity. The percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s, but this rate varies by race and ethnicity. According to the … Continue reading