Pro Con Updates of the Most Controversial Subjects
We have highlighted five of the most interesting research updates at ProCon.org in the last few weeks.
five updates include a resource on the cost of an average college
tuition v. median income, the legalization of medical marijuana in
Maryland, information on medical marijuana and glaucoma, a gallery of prescription drug advertisements from the 1800s to 2012, as well as top pro and con quotes on the debate surrounding whether or not the US should continue its drone strikes abroad.
Median Incomes v. Average
College Tuition, 1971-2012
1. COLLEGE EDUCATION
Median Incomes v. Average College Tuition Rates, 1971-2012 - The
average tuition at private nonprofit 4-year colleges has been higher
than the median annual income for women since 1994. Our new infographic
and charts explore the average college tuition at 4-year public and
private nonprofit colleges, as well as the median incomes for men and
women, from 1971-2012.
Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Glaucoma? - Read
quotes from Elvy Musikka, a patient in the federal Compassionate IND
program for medical marijuana (pro), the Glaucoma Research Foundation
(con), Thomas Orvald, MD, a cardiac surgeon (pro), and the American
Medical Association (con), plus more doctors, glaucoma organizations,
medical marijuana dispensaries, and others.
Thorazine Advertisement, 1960s
3. PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADS
Drug Ads Gallery, 1800s-2014-
Explore advertisements for drugs such as Hamlin's Wizard Oil (1890) for
rheumatism, Bulgarian Herb Tea (1928) to prevent the flu, Andrews Liver
Salt (1947) for "inner cleanliness," Miltown (1968) for "battered
parent syndrome," Prolixin (1982) for drug compliance, and Provigil
(2007) for shift work sleep disorder, as well as ads through the years
for still-used drugs such as Ritalin and Thorazine.
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