The ideal of equality makes opera thrive in Finland

(University of the Arts Helsinki) Instead of court aristocrats and mythological heroes, the contemporary Finnish opera brings characters such as addicts, smugglers, miners and plumbers to the center stage. The diverse list of themes may include anything from genetic manipulation to school bullying and human trafficking.
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(Reuters Health) - Opioids account for more than 90 percent of the painkillers used after plastic surgery, according to a U.S. study that questions how often these addictive narcotics are necessary to ease discomfort after operations.
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Here is my point-by-point response to several of the statements made in thepress release issued by City Attorney Herrera announcing the introduction of legislation to ban the sale of all electronic cigarettes in the city of San Francisco:" City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Shamann Walton today announced joint steps to curb the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, which has erased more than a decade ’s worth of progress in reducing youth tobacco consumption. "The “epidemic” of youth e-cigarette use has not “erased” progress in reducing youth tobacco consumption. The gains in r...
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As the vaping epidemic continues, Yale Medicine researchers point to well-known health risks associated with nicotine.
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WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Most people struggling with opioid addiction lack access to FDA-approved medications that can head off withdrawal symptoms and quell their cravings, a new report finds. Methadone, buprenorphine and extended-release...
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Researchers have found strong associations between the frequent use of highly potent cannabis and reports of first-time psychotic episodes.
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Yesterday, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Shamann Walton announced that they are introducing an ordinance to the Board of Supervisors that would ban all electronic cigarettes until they are officially reviewed and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Since there is not a single e-cigarette on the market that has undergone such an approval process, the ordinance does indeed ban the sale of all electronic cigarettes in the city of San Francisco.The reasoning behind the proposal is as follows: " Today we are taking action to protect our kids. By law, before a new tobacco product ...
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