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A big debate item for the presidential election this year was how each candidate was going to reduce the price the gas and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
Do We Need Foreign Oil?
The fact is that within the U.S., there is a total of 1.4 trillion barrels of recoverable oil found in deposits mostly in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. Companies like HEI Resources can provide the means of safely harvesting that oil to be used within the borders of the U.S.
So What's Stopping Us from Harvesting?
It comes down to government policies. These policies are in place to try and prevent harm to environment, but they're also hindering the ability of companies to get at that U.S. oil. By reforming some of these policies, so that this oil can be retrieved and used and still be safe, we should have enough oil to last for the next 30 years and it's possible that as technology improves, we'll find more resources that we didn't know about.
What does the Future of the U.S. Look Like?
Frankly, the future of the U.S., in terms of oil production, looks very bright. With the right policies in place, we can start using machinery to extract the oil needed for our own country. By accessing these oil reserves, we'll not only reduce the price of gas but we'll also increase the number of jobs that are provided by this industry which will increase the strength of our economy. As Reed Cagle, Chief Executive Officer of HEI Resources, has stated, "America's energy industry is critical to a strong and vibrant economy."
What Can I Do to Help?
The best thing that you can do is to reach out to your U.S. senators and representatives and let them know that you want new policies passed that will allow more companies access to oil on U.S. soil. Do your research on what policies are being introduced for a vote as well and, if there is one that you can support, let your representative or senator know you want them to vote for it.
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The Kansas Medical Center University has recently established a new clinical research center. This clinical research center is expected to be one of the best centers of the country. It is handling at-least 25 to 30 Phase 1 cancer drug and treatment trials at once.
The Kansas City Star has mentioned in a report that the clinical Research Center started admitting patients last week and it is in the process of carrying out 10 Phase 1 trials.
These patients will be checked up by doctors and go through tests, as well as drug therapies. Raymond Perez, who is the medical director of the clinical research center, said that, "We'll pick up the pace of the activities here in by having a facility of getting people to think, have conversations and relax which is the first phase of our research." The purpose behind this is to find out how a drug is metabolized and whether it has any side effects.
These trials will be mostly related to cancer drugs. The other studies will involve diseases like Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, liver disease as well as other severe medical conditions. This Clinical Research Center has been donated by the Hall Family Foundation.
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