Evanston Township Reaches Settlement in Ex-Drama Teacher Abuse Case

Evanston Township school district Superintendent Eric Witherspoon recently announced that officials have reached a settlement agreement with four former students who claimed they were sexually abused years ago by an ex-drama teacher, Bruce Siewerth, who retired from the high school in the 1990s. The district is set to pay $100,000 over the course of the


Sedatives and Opioids an Especially Deadly Combination

More and more Americans are ingesting a deadly combination of both sedatives and opioids. Canadian researchers analyzed data from eight U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey cycles between 1999 and 2014 and discovered the combined use of both opioids and benzodiazepines increased 250 percent during this period, while the combined use of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs rose a shocking 850 percent.