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For years, experts in the American West have predicted that, unless the steady overuse of water was brought under control, the Colorado River would no longer be able to support all of the 40 million people who depend on it.
40 MILLION PEOPLE RELY ON THE COLORADO RIVER. IT’S DRYING UP FAST.BY ABRAHM LUSTGARTENAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
Heat can help, whether that pain comes from overuse or stems from a chronic condition.
BEST HEATING PAD FOR CHRONIC PAIN AND TENSE MUSCLESIRENA COLLAKUAUGUST 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The overuse of fertilizers depletes natural nutrients in soil and makes crops like corn dependent on synthetic fertilizers for high yields.
4 REASONS TO LET YOUR LAWN GROW WILDANGELY MERCADOAUGUST 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The way we attempt to measure sexual dysfunction is heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical industry, says Fugh-Berman, who is an outspoken critic of pharmaceutical marketing practices and medication overuse.
THE TANGLED AND MESSY SCIENCE OF MEDICATING FEMALE SEX DRIVESPURBITA SAHAAUGUST 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This resource overuse, perhaps combined with drought and failing agriculture, may well have been the society’s undoing.
WHAT’S IN A PACKRAT’S PETRIFIED PEE? JUST A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF SECRETS.RACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
And, as just about any economist will tell you, water is often woefully underpriced — which can lead to overuse.
HOW STUPID IS OUR OBSESSION WITH LAWNS? (EP. 289 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 1, 2021FREAKONOMICS
What’s more likely is that DES is caused by overuse, or misuse, of screens.
DO BLUE LIGHT GLASSES REALLY WORK?BILLY CADDENJUNE 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Emergency departments can be expensive for hospitals to run, and overuse of them is often taken as a sign of an inefficient system.
ER VISITS IN THE US PLUNGED IN THE PANDEMIC, AND THAT’S NOT GOODANNALISA MERELLIJUNE 11, 2021QUARTZ
Now McDermid has joined with talented American graphic novelist Kathryn Briggs to retell the saga of an apocalyptic pandemic triggered by the massive overuse of antibiotics in pig farming and elsewhere.
THE 5 BEST NEW THRILLERS AND MYSTERIES TO READ IN JUNERICHARD LIPEZJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Keene knows those words — to make the ultimate sacrifice — can seem trite from overuse.
FOR MEMORIAL DAY, THE U.S. ARMY FIELD BAND EVOKES FEELINGS OF LOVE AND LOSSJOHN KELLYMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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