Tag Archives: Public

PETA founder vows to close ‘Tiger King’ zoo after it reopens to the public

Ingrid Newkirk, the founder and president of PETA, is once again coming after the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park made famous by Netflix’s “Tiger King.” The animal-rights organization made its feelings for Joe Exotic and his Oklahoma big-cat zoo known after the seven-part Netflix docuseries dropped. “Maldonado-Passage — aka ‘Joe Maldonado,’ ‘Joe Schreibvogel,’ and, of… Read More »

How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s… Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »