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The War on Drugs Is a War on the Climate

The U.S. War on Drugs has a troubled history riddled with racism, propaganda, and failure as the country remains one of the top markets for illegal drugs. The U.S. crackdown on drugs is, unfortunately, also driving deforestation t...

The War on Drugs Is a War on the Climate

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We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
08:34, 2019-06-03

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 Americans earlier this month and found that… Conti...
18:34, 2019-09-15

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted the ways the planet is suffering. "We are in a clim...
03:51, 2019-09-30

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
19:34, 2019-09-19

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
19:34, 2019-09-20

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike in Australia: everything you need to know about ...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
13:00, 2019-08-23

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
07:00, 2019-09-19

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please support the Guardian’s independent journalism 1.52a...
10:00, 2019-09-21

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please support the Guardian’s independent journalism 5.45p...
18:51, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate change protest – live updates On Friday 20 September millions of people from Sydney to Delhi and Melbourne to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for the latest school strike 4 climate newsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Cl...
08:17, 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
09:17, 2019-09-20

COMMENTARY: Is climate change changing the political climate? Look at the climate change plans of the Greens and the NDP, because they show what could be on the negotiating table in a minority government, Nathalie Des Rosiers says....
16:34, 2019-09-27

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
16:34, 2019-06-08

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involved in the crash that left two dead, Ramon Murillo ...
00:34, 2019-06-15

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks....
10:51, 2019-09-20

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those who have loved ones currently dealing with addictio...
05:17, 2019-06-30

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was once cut off when the debt-ridden hospital was unable...
00:17, 2019-05-22

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by hiding it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Weight loss possible with psychiatric drugs (Reuters Health) - Even overweight and obese people who take certain psychiatric drugs associated with weight gain may be able to shed excess pounds by focusing on healthy eating and exercise habits, a recent study suggests....
01:34, 2019-09-06

Pug on drugs: dog overdoses spike in colorado (KUSA) As Sadie the pug was being walked by her human in Denver’s Washington Park last Saturday, something may have caught the attention of her nose. An hour after they left the park, Sadie’s human thinks the pup got high. “Her legs were wobbling her head was wobbling,” said ...
18:51, 2019-09-12

Foreign drugs import danger The Trump administration just announced it is taking steps to introduce a "safe importation action" pilot program authorizing states, wholesalers, and pharmacists to import drugs from Canada under one scenario and from other countries under another scenario. There is no specific timeline for impleme...
10:51, 2019-08-07

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can s...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
17:34, 2019-06-19

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
18:00, 2019-07-31

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to reach their intended targets, and they also tend to spread out to other areas of the body. Now, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a system to deliver medi...
18:17, 2019-08-19

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
22:51, 2019-06-06

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
15:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. to pay for thousands of doses of HIV drugs for Venezuelan migrants The United States said on Wednesday it will provide thousands of doses of HIV medication to treat Venezuelans in Colombia as part of regional efforts to manage care for millions of migrants fleeing the crisis-hit nation....
05:34, 2019-08-29

New anticancer strategy 'disguises drugs as fats' Researchers have found a way to 'disguise' anticancer drugs in order to safely deliver higher doses to tumors. This approach was successful in mouse models....
08:34, 2019-07-23

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

People more likely to first experiment with drugs during summer: study The temperature isn’t the only thing getting high this summer. People are much more likely to try drugs for the first time in the summer than any other time of year, according to a study by New York University scientists published Tuesday. The most noticeable trend came with LSD, with 34 perce...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Drugs mix-up leaves children with 'werewolf syndrome' Anger among parents in Spain is growing over the handling of a pharmaceutical mix-up which caused at least 20 children to sprout hair all over their bodies....
13:51, 2019-08-31

Wanted Mexican cartel boss is behind one-third of drugs in the US A Mexican drug kingpin known as “El Mencho” has become a “number one priority” for authorities as they crack down on the highly toxic narcotics funneled into the US, according to a report. “He is the number one priority for DEA and frankly for federal law enforcement in...
21:34, 2019-09-27

U.S. prices for multiple sclerosis drugs are on the rise (Reuters Health) - Annual costs of disease modifying treatments for multiple sclerosis more than quadrupled from 2006 to 2016 as several new, costly medicines entered the market, a U.S. study suggests....
05:00, 2019-08-28

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
22:51, 2019-08-12

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive. “Nobody has any clue why,” says Crosby, who’ll t...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Generic Drugs Walgreens Boots Alliance needs a new business model to offset thinning profits from the sale of generic drugs, which continue to drag down results, the drugstore chain’s CEO said....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Lawsuit to allege Fortnite as addictive as drugs A Montreal-based law firm is preparing a class action suit on behalf of two parents who claim that the popular game Fortnite is as addictive as cocaine....
07:34, 2019-10-09

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Health shows that drug overdose deaths more than double...
08:51, 2019-06-13

Tim Dowling: ‘My first podcast idea is called Mum’s on Drugs’ ‘I really don’t think you’ve thought this through,’ the middle one saysOn Sunday evening, my wife and I arrive home from a weekend away. The middle one immediately tries to collect the £10 he’s been promised for walking the dog twice, but my wife requires documentary evidence: pictures of himself an...
07:34, 2019-07-13

Duke Street snaps up DCC's generic drugs arm The former owner of Wagamama is close to clinching a deal to buy the generic drugs arm of DCC, a FTSE-100 conglomerate with operations spanning oil, retail and healthcare....
21:51, 2019-06-02

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might Be Wrong Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
22:17, 2019-08-14

How Not to Smuggle Drugs: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
16:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
05:00, 2019-07-06

Traffickers sentenced for shipping drugs through FedEx KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men who used Federal Express to ship heroin and methamphetamine from Arizona to Kansas have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year-old David Thomas, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months i...
21:34, 2019-08-02

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Phoenix who were driving a Jeep SUV through the port....
08:00, 2019-08-15

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
01:51, 2019-06-20

Man awarded £6.6bn over breast growth caused by drugs US drug firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been told to pay $8bn (£6.6bn) in punitive damages to a man over claims he was not warned that an antipsychotic drug he was prescribed could lead to breast growth....
16:17, 2019-10-09

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
04:51, 2019-07-10

New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected Many drugs, especially those made of proteins, cannot be taken orally because they are broken down in the gastrointestinal tract before they can take effect. One example is insulin, which patients with diabetes have to inject daily or even more frequently. In hopes of coming up with an alternativ...
03:17, 2019-10-08

Then It Fell Apart by Moby review – sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJ’s account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious stripper’s entire bag of cocaine might qualify as “rock b...
19:01, 2019-05-21

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
08:17, 2019-07-12

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
09:51, 2019-07-22

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resistance...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
08:00, 2019-09-12

Walmart teams up with Big Pharma to track drugs on the blockchain Global retail Goliath Walmart has joined a consortium that’s attempting to build a blockchain for tracking pharmaceutical supply chains. A spokesperson representing the firm confirmed to CoinDesk that Walmart has joined MediLedger, but they did not provide any further comments. MediLedger is aiming ...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Beyond Bullets And Bombs, Jammu And Kashmir Has A New Enemy: Drugs Jammu and Kashmir has been rocked by an increase in drug abuse and deaths. The challenge comes from across the border, where smuggling also funds terror. Drugs worth hundreds of crores have been......
16:51, 2019-07-22

After drugs and booze, an ultramarathon taught me how to love the mile I’m in Breaking the cycle of my addictions was tough, but then I found inner strength by pushing myself to complete a 50-mile raceRunning has been a big part of my life for many years. It has been a fix, a punishment, a distraction and a focus. In darker times, I would run at a rapid pace through the stree...
11:51, 2019-07-08

Mom whose baby died with drugs in system charged with murder A Bronx woman has been arrested in the murder of her 18-month-old son, who died last year with a fatal cocktail of fentanyl and heroin in his system, police said Wednesday. Daira Santana-Gonzalez, 23, was charged Friday with murder for the Dec. 27 death of Darwin Gonzalez-Santana, according to autho...
20:00, 2019-05-29

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
14:34, 2019-07-19

Magic mushrooms for better health? Psychedelic drugs are having a moment across US Proponents say psychedelics from magic mushrooms hold mental health benefits, but doctors remain cautious.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-24

J&J warns of hit from generic drugs in third quarter, shares fall Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday boosted its 2019 sales forecast amid robust demand for its cancer drugs, but warned that competition from generic and copycat drugs could impact its third-quarter results, sending shares down 1.4% in noon trading....
21:17, 2019-07-16

| World 800m champion Arzamasova given provisional drugs ban The 2015 women's 800m world champion Maryna Arzamasova has provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced....
23:34, 2019-08-27

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
19:34, 2019-05-27

Study: One-third of pre-approved drugs has not finished FDA approval process More than 1 in 3 drugs that have received pre-approval from the Food and Drug Administration still haven't gotten the final approval required by the Accelerated Approval Program....
01:34, 2019-08-28

'Meth-gators' - Police warn against flushing drugs Police in Tennessee have arrested a man after he reportedly tried to flush his drugs stash down the toilet - with police saying it could lead to "meth-gators" in Alabama....
13:51, 2019-07-16

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
13:00, 2019-05-28

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisOne of the most famous victims – and a rare survivo...
09:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
16:17, 2019-07-12

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pounds of marijuana and 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of cocaine,...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
00:17, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi Setiawan said the first arrest was on May 20 when ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
13:34, 2019-06-14

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
02:17, 2019-06-13

“Nanoemulsion” gels offer new way to deliver drugs through the skin MIT chemical engineers have devised a new way to create very tiny droplets of one liquid suspended within another liquid, known as nanoemulsions. Such emulsions are similar to the mixture that forms when you shake an oil-and-vinegar salad dressing, but with much smaller droplets. Their tiny size all...
20:00, 2019-06-21

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
14:51, 2019-08-13

Canadians worried by plan to let Americans import drugs A U.S. plan to let Americans legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada is causing concern among Canadians that it could cause shortages of some medications...
23:00, 2019-08-01

Man arrested for providing drugs in Pittsburgh ‘mass overdose’ A California man was busted for the mass overdose in Pittsburgh that killed three people and put four others in the hospital over the weekend, according to police. Peter Rene Sanchez Montalvo, nicknamed “Carlos,” was arrested around 3 a.m. Monday for allegedly providing the victims with...
03:00, 2019-09-24

Big Pharma nixes new drugs despite impending 'antibiotic apocalypse' At a time when health officials are calling for mass demonstrations in favor of new antibiotics, drug companies have stopped making them altogether. Their sole reason, according to a new report: profit....
00:17, 2019-09-15

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, religion and politics,” says Anurag Kashyap. “And in Sacred Games we address all three.” The Netflix seri...
18:00, 2019-08-02

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list The world's master list of recommended medicines got an update on Tuesday when the World Health Organization (WHO) published a biennial revision, adding 28 drugs including an abortion pill but leaving out several breakthrough treatments for lung cancer....
04:51, 2019-07-10

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not so much on the candidates‘ Brexit policies, nor on their plans to avert environmental catastrop...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Could the use of stomach acid drugs raise the risk of allergies? A nationwide study of Austrian health records has found a higher rate of prescriptions for allergy drugs following those for stomach acid medications....
02:34, 2019-08-06

Anti-ageing drugs are coming that could keep you healthier for longer Longevity research is no longer aimed at prolonging lives, it is trying to keep us fit right until the end. New anti-ageing drugs may finally be here to make that happen...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread We’ve long known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other drugs, including ibuprofen, may help this resistance spread...
10:00, 2019-08-11

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Diego Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
15:00, 2019-06-12

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, wh...
18:00, 2019-06-13

How Trump’s Plan To Import Canadian Drugs Would Work Americans spend an average of about $1,200 per person, per year on prescription drugs, more than anywhere else in the world. Lowering those costs is one of the few topics uniting U.S. leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Trump administration’s latest proposal is to import che...
13:51, 2019-08-07

Mexican Cartels murdering over drugs, avocado trade Acts of horrific cartel violence is typically associated with drugs, but experts believe a recent mass killing in Mexico was related to avocado trafficking.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-10

Drugs, Drinking & Nudity: Florida Sorority Suspended Allegations of drug use, underage drinking, cheating and other violations have led to the suspension of a University of Central Florida sorority. The university outlined 16 violations by Alpha Delta Pi, including illicit activities, explicit pictures, and more, officials say. It all started with a c...
02:00, 2019-08-08

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Many cancer drugs can be co-opted to treat different types of tumour Doctors often give people drugs that haven’t been approved for their particular cancer as a last resort. Now it seems it has some benefit about a third of the time...
19:34, 2019-09-30

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
21:34, 2019-06-05

23andMe, Glaxo Mine DNA Data in Hunt for New Drugs Genetic test-kit company 23andMe has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals or whether they are likely to develop diseases like diabetes or Alzheimer’s. Now, it’s fulfilling a bigger ambition: drug development....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Virtual reality is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
13:00, 2019-06-28

War on drugs win: Opioid and heroin abuse declined last year Heroin and prescription drug abuse declined last year, according to a new government report, a bright signal of hope in the battle against one of the most devastating and politically explosive problems facing the nation....
07:00, 2019-08-21

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings suggest that the co...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Michael Pollan worries we don't know enough to legalise psychedelic drugs Speaking in Melbourne, the journalist who has become synonymous with the conversation on psychedelics explains why it’s complicatedTo some, Michael Pollan is the game changer of the psychedelic conversation; to others, who have concerns, the gatekeeper.The journalist’s sixth book, How to Change Your...
09:34, 2019-07-22

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state priso...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Sex offenders reportedly got $60K worth of ED drugs due to Medicaid snafu Nearly 50 registered sex offenders received more than $60,000 worth of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs, thanks to a lack of oversight in the state’s Medicaid program, according to a scathing new state audit released Wednesday. Federal and state laws prohibit Medicaid from covering ...
16:51, 2019-06-05

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
12:17, 2019-08-13

Despite the Headlines, We Don’t Yet Know If Anticholinergic Drugs Contribute to Dementia Risk There are a number of things that can increase the risk of dementia: age, of course, as well as certain genetic profiles and behaviors such as smoking and drinking. Some of the same things that contribute to heart disease, such as high cholesterol levels and the build up of plaques in the blood vess...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Italian chef busted for drugs says he was ‘researching new flavors’ He was just trying to weed out bad flavors. A well-known Sicilian chef was found with the wrong type of pot alongside his pans — but insisted he was just “researching new flavors” for his contemporary cuisine, according to reports. Carmelo Chiaramonte was busted with a pair of 6-foot mar...
00:17, 2019-09-30

UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs More and more Britons are being prescribed potentially addictive medicines including sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like the one in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday....
13:34, 2019-09-10

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversation, aired on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Trump c...
16:17, 2019-06-05

Trump wants to import drugs from Canada. Canadians are furious Enlarge / US President Donald Trump speaks alongside Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar at the White House May 9, 2019 in Washington DC. (credit: Getty | Alex Wong) Canadians are in a kerfuffle over the Trump administration’s preliminary plan to allow Americans to import lower-cost ...
11:51, 2019-08-13

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
20:51, 2019-09-11

British children, as young as 7, being used by gangs to deal drugs: researchers Thousands of children in Britain - most aged between 15 and 17 - are being used by so-called county lines gangs to carry drugs from cities to be sold in rural areas, according to research by The Children's Society, a charity....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Tucson teen arrested by CBP after $10K worth of drugs found on his person TUCSON – A Tucson 18-year-old was taken into custody Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to smuggle in about more than $10,000 worth of fentanyl through the Port of Nogales. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Tucsonan was stopped at the Morley Pedestrian Crossing when he w...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Banned Party Drugs Worth Rs 400 Crore Seized In Manipur In one of the largest drug seizures in Manipur, the police have seized banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore in the international market from Thoubal district, a senior police officer said on Sunday....
13:00, 2019-08-25

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
16:17, 2019-06-13

Kacey Musgraves Says Psychedelic Drugs "Brought Me Closer to Our Planet" Kacey Musgraves isn't afraid to go "down in flames" for being true to herself. The Grammy winner, who has reached new heights with her Golden Hour album, is speaking out about......
00:00, 2019-09-12

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drugs” has made the Philippines the fourth most dangerous place in the world for civilian-targeted violence, according to a report that places the country ...
12:51, 2019-07-09

Spanish police plucked from ocean by drugs smugglers they were chasing Three officers were hauled to safety after their boat crashed with vessel they were pursuingThree Spanish police officers who were thrown into the sea when their boat crashed early during a high-speed chase were pulled to safety by the drug-smugglers they were chasing, police said.The unexpected res...
05:00, 2019-10-05

Man arrested for allegedly selling fentanyl-laced drugs to Mac Miller A California man has been arrested for allegedly selling rapper Mac Miller drugs laced with fentanyl days before his death, the US Drug Enforcement Administration announced on Wednesday....
14:00, 2019-09-05

Austrian doctor sues US for blocking patients’ abortion drugs BOISE, Idaho — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts filed the lawsuit in US District Court in Idaho on Monday, ...
17:34, 2019-09-10

‘Huge drugs bust’ at Gatwick turns out to be vegan cake mix Officers left with egg substitute on their faces after discovery of 25 bags of white powderA “huge drugs bust” at Gatwick airport has turned out to be part of a cake.A member of staff from Purezza vegan pizzeria was transporting the ingredients in a suitcase when they were stopped by police. Continu...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Does a Kansas Inmate Have a Right to Opioid Addiction Drugs? A Judge Will Decide The A.C.L.U. argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison in Kansas keeps denying the medication to the inmate, he will “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
16:17, 2019-09-11

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's disease, may increase risk for dementia, a new study says....
00:51, 2019-06-28

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
16:00, 2019-06-28

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, the latest World Drug Report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) revealed on Wednesday. ...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases....
22:17, 2019-07-02

One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart attacks and stroke in underprivileged communities, researchers say....
16:34, 2019-09-19

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

County lines: how drugs gangs are recruiting children - podcast Aamna Mohdin tells Anushka Asthana how county lines gangs are stepping up their operations by using short-term holiday flats and recruiting local teens to sell drugs in small towns around Britain. Plus Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘neutral’ stance on Brexit Drug gangs in major cities such as London...
09:00, 2019-09-19

Roche CEO touts drugs pipeline, rules out M&A just to boost sales Swiss drugmaker Roche sees medicines in its own pipeline driving sales growth over the longer term, Chief Executive Severin Schwan told Reuters on Friday, adding he will not pursue takeovers simply to keep revenue rising....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Flexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark web. Brendan Leigh Baker, 27, a former cafe owner in Canberra, was found guilty in the ACT Supreme Court this week. According to a report, his most ser...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Ex-cancer center worker accused of stealing patients’ drugs TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former employee for a Tucson cancer center is accused of stealing opioids and other painkillers from patients at their homes. The state Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that a Sept. 17 indictment charges 31-year-old Juan Carlos Hernandez with one count of fra...
01:34, 2019-09-27

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefited is Roszell Mack Jr., who at age 87 is still abl...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Man charged with selling Mac Miller fentanyl-laced drugs before his death A California man was charged Wednesday with selling rapper Mac Miller drugs laced with fentanyl before his death, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced....
09:00, 2019-09-05

Germany's largest online drugs dealer shut down, 11 arrested Authorities shut down Germany's largest online wholesaler of illegal drugs and arrested 11 people as part of an international investigation into a drugs ring they said spanned five European countries and sold narcotics worldwide....
15:51, 2019-06-28

| Coleman confident hearing will clear him of drugs test violation Christian Coleman has denied reports of violations for missing drug tests, saying he's confident a hearing will clear him to compete at the IAAF World Championships....
23:51, 2019-08-24

Man arrested in Sahuarita for allegedly molesting, providing drugs to teens TUCSON – A 32-year-old man was taken into custody at a hotel in Sahuarita on Saturday after he allegedly molested, and provided drugs and alcohol to two teenage sisters. According to Sahuarita Police Department, 32-year-old Ricky Legrand of San Manuel was arrested for sex-related offenses afte...
04:34, 2019-08-21

Dillian Whyte provisionally suspended by WBC over drugs test findings ‘Adverse finding’ returned before win against Óscar RivasWhyte could face suspension from boxing Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended by the World Boxing Council pending an investigation into an adverse finding in a drugs test that took place before his recent bout against Óscar Rivas.Whyt...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Veterinary drugs pushing dung beetles to the brink of extinction Farms and ecosystems could soon be without the soil-churning services of dung beetles, according to a new study. Researchers suggest drugs used in veterinary medicine are pushing the beetles to the brink of extinction....
09:34, 2019-09-25

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-07-17

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents were alerted to an unk...
05:17, 2019-05-25

‘Don’t flush your drugs m’kay’: police warn of the possibility of ‘meth-gators’ Tennessee officials fear that animals living in sewage treatment ponds could ingest drugs that have been disposed of improperlyPolice in Tennessee are warning residents to stop flushing methamphetamine, the drug more commonly known as “meth”, down the toilet for fear that alligators in the sewage sy...
14:00, 2019-07-17

K9 officer helps HSI agents seize more than $4 million worth of drugs YUMA, Ariz.- Homeland Security Investigations agents, with the help of a K9 officer, arrested a man and seized over 200 lbs. of methamphetamines, 5 lbs. of cocaine and multiple cell phones Thursday. Narcotics seized during a traffic stop on Jul 18. On July 18, the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office ...
06:34, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 3-J&J warns of hit from generic drugs in third quarter, shares fall Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday boosted its 2019 sales forecast amid robust demand for its cancer drugs, but warned that competition from generic and copycat drugs could impact its third-quarter results, sending shares down 1.4% in noon trading....
19:00, 2019-07-16

$5M worth of gold seized by police on trail of drugs cartel About £4 million ($5 million) worth of gold was seized at London's Heathrow Airport by Border Force officers as part of an international investigation into a suspected South American drugs cartel....
13:51, 2019-07-21

Trump administration announces plan to allow imports of prescription drugs The Trump administration announced plans to allow the importation of drugs from other countries, a major part of President Trump's agenda for lowering the cost of prescriptions....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Dishing out more drugs won’t stop the pain. Doctors need new tools | Ann Robinson As a GP, I know opioids have their place. But we shouldn’t be complacent about a US-style crisis happening in BritainGrowing concern about the prescription of drugs that cause dependence has been backed up by a recent report from Public Health England (PHE). The agency discovered that in 2017-18, 13...
20:51, 2019-09-15

Dad killed teen he thought got his daughter hooked on drugs: authorities A Pennsylvania dad fatally shot a teenage boy because he believed the 17-year-old got his daughter hooked on drugs, according to a criminal complaint. Michael D’Biagio, 41, still had his gun when officers arrived at a New Castle pizza shop where 17-year-old employee Darren Jevcak had been shot...
13:51, 2019-07-23

Van Carrying Drugs Worth $140 Million Crashes Into Police Van In Sydney Australian authorities have uncovered a US $140 million stash of amphetamines after an alleged criminal's run-in with the law saw his drug-filled van crash into an officer's car outside a police......
11:17, 2019-07-23

Man made $11 million by smuggling erectile dysfunction drugs from China John Lee pled guilty to conspiracy, smuggling contraband, and filing a false tax return. Lee sold pills with tadalafil, the ingredient found in Cialis.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-20

Man allegedly hiding drugs in butt accidentally shoots himself in testicles A bungling felon from Washington state made a series of blunders when he shot himself in the testicles and tried to hide the weapon — all while storing drugs in his anus, a report said Wednesday. Cameron Jeffrey Wilson, 27, was carrying a pistol in his front pocket while in his Cashmere, Wash., apar...
02:51, 2019-05-23

China adds 148 drugs to key insurance list: state media China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported....
18:51, 2019-08-20

Daily on Healthcare: Trump administration will allow imports of prescription drugs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Award-winning lamb under investigation for performance-enhancing drugs An award-winning lamb is currently under investigation and may be stripped of its title after veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in Ohio found illegal drugs in its system....
08:34, 2019-07-22

Trump has plenty of good options on prescription drugs, why'd he pick a bad one? I re-watched Office Space over the weekend and it reminded me of a few good life lessons. First, cubicle farms are awful. Second, office politics are awful, and even staplers can be considered political capital in that environment. Third, news that a boss doesn’t want discussed is usually delivered ...
23:00, 2019-08-02

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
08:34, 2019-07-15

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
23:17, 2019-07-14

UK families in buyers club fly to Argentina for cystic fibrosis drugs The NHS in England won’t provide a new treatment for cystic fibrosis, so families have formed a buyers club and travelled to South America to buy a version...
14:51, 2019-09-23

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people with Ebola can recover if they s...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Phoenix family says home was raided without cause, police say man was selling drugs PHOENIX — A Phoenix man’s house was raided and he was arrested in June after he was accused of illegally selling drugs out of his convenience store in Glendale, police announced Thursday. But the family is arguing that police raided their home without cause and said during a press conference T...
23:17, 2019-08-23

Myanmar Times founder jailed for 13 years on drugs charges A Myanmar court on Wednesday jailed an Australian publisher for 13 years on drugs charges, a year after police uncovered a stash of methamphetamines and opium at his home, his lawyer said....
14:51, 2019-08-07

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933 pounds (423 kilograms) of marijuana were taken of...
12:34, 2019-07-12

How Trump's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada would work President Trump wants to let Americans import prescription drugs from Canada, part of his agenda for lowering drug prices. He has eyed several measures to pursue the goal of lower prices, from mandating that drug companies list prices on TV ads (a policy halted by the courts), to tying drug prices i...
10:51, 2019-08-07

Elton John: 'They wanted to tone down the sex and drugs. But I haven’t led a PG-13 life' In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI was in the cinema for about 15 minutes before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional tear quietly trickling down my cheek: really sobbing, in ...
10:00, 2019-05-26

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
20:17, 2019-06-20

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
00:00, 2019-09-14

CCSO: Two women arrested for sale of drugs out of motel room SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Cochise County Sheriff’s have arrested two women after an investigation into the sale of drugs out of a Sierra Vista motel room. The investigation into the two women came after tips of the two allegedly selling illegal drugs out of a specific room at the Desert Inn ...
10:51, 2019-09-26

Judy Garland’s wild final years of drugs and cruelty Onstage and on screen, Judy Garland boasted big, beautiful eyes and one of the most iconic singing voices in Hollywood history. She was Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” and Esther in “A Star Is Born”; the singer of “The Man That Got Away” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Behind the scenes, however, Ga...
07:00, 2019-09-12

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
00:17, 2019-08-13

Drugs, exploitation, 72-hour shifts: can Hollywood take care of its child stars? The film Judy tracks the final year of Judy Garland’s life, the quintessential cautionary tale of child stardom. The list of tragic names since suggest things have not improved much – although some directors are tryingJudy Garland was a walking ghost story. Watch footage of the patron saint of child...
19:34, 2019-08-30

VIDEO: Houston police chase leads to seizure of $1M worth of drugs HOUSTON (KPRC) – About $1 million worth of drugs were found in a pickup Monday after a chase through southeast Houston that ended with two people taken into custody, police said. The chase started about 11:20 a.m. in the area of Almeda Genoa Road and Interstate 45 Gulf Freeway. Officers chase...
05:00, 2019-06-11

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) For the first time, preliminary clinical-trial results suggest that two experimental E...
11:51, 2019-08-13

'I'll never take drugs': Caster Semenya tells IAAF to focus on dopers 'not us' – video Caster Semenya has urged athletic's governing body to drop its pursuit of female runners with high testosterone levels and instead focus on catching dope cheats. Speaking after winning a 2000m race on the outskirts of Paris, the South African made clear that she will continue to refuse to medicate t...
15:17, 2019-06-12

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Dr. Angela Williams posed as patient to pick up prescription drugs: feds A Missouri doctor posed as a patient to pick up pain pills she prescribed for other people, federal prosecutors said. Dr. Angela K. Williams, 34, of Florissant, was indicted Thursday on two felony counts of fraudulently obtaining narcotic opioid prescription drugs, the US Attorney’s Office for the E...
20:34, 2019-07-24

3 dead and 4 hospitalized in Pittsburgh, police fear deadly batch of drugs PITTSBURGH — Three people are dead and four were hospitalized after a “party or event” on the south side of Pittsburgh, according to police. Police Director Wendell Hissrich confirmed the deaths and hospitalizations on Sunday morning. Police are looking for a party or event which m...
13:17, 2019-09-23

Trump administration outlines plan to allow the US to import cheaper drugs from Canada States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S....
18:51, 2019-07-31

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit - report A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
06:51, 2019-08-18

Truck driver in horrific crash that killed 7 motorcyclists was on drugs: report CONCORD, N.H. — The driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was under the influence of drugs and reached for a beverage just before the collision, according to a federal inspection report obtained Thursday. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said that...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Truck driver in New Hampshire crash that killed 7 bikers was on drugs, report says A Massachusetts truck driver who has been charged with negligent homicide in a June crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was on drugs and reaching for a beverage just before the tragedy....
02:34, 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurities in some versions of the medicine....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Bronx paralegal busted for dropping drugs on floor of DA’s office: cops A butter-fingered Bronx paralegal allegedly dropped a bag packed with crack cocaine and heroin as she strolled into work — at the borough’s District Attorney’s office, authorities and law enforcement sources said Thursday. Jennifer Monge allegedly fumbled her bag as she walked into the E...
23:34, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurities in some versions of the medicine....
20:51, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 2-FDA says new test finds "unacceptable levels" of impurity in heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it found "unacceptable levels" of a cancer-causing impurity in limited testing using low-heat method of samples of heartburn medicines such as Zantac containing the ingredient ranitidine....
18:34, 2019-10-02

U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, including Sanofi SA's Zantac, had traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels....
17:51, 2019-09-13

Record number of people taking Class A drugs in the UK, figures show A record number of people took Class A drugs in the last year, with a rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy to blame, according to official figures....
19:00, 2019-09-19

'Huge drugs bust' at Gatwick Airport found to be vegan cake mix Bags of white powder seized as part of a "huge drugs bust" at London's Gatwick Airport actually contained vegan cake ingredients, the British Transport Police said....
14:17, 2019-08-31

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
00:51, 2019-06-28

Ex-CEO of Indiana drug company gets 3 years for defrauding FDA, tampering with drugs: prosecutors A former CEO of an Indiana drug companying company has been convicted of defrauding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and tampering with drugs will spend nearly three years behind bars, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
01:17, 2019-09-20

Humira, Rituxan top list of U.S. drugs with biggest price increases: report AbbVie Inc's rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira and Roche Holding AG's cancer drug Rituxan topped a list of seven treatments whose combined 2017 and 2018 price hikes accounted for a $5.1 billion increase in U.S. spending, a report released on Tuesday showed....
21:51, 2019-10-08

Daily on Healthcare: Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:17, 2019-07-19

World's fastest man Coleman 'misses three drugs tests, under investigation' - reports "Christian Coleman is alleged to have missed three drugs tests which could see the fastest 100m runner over the last three years miss next month\u0027s World Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."...
15:51, 2019-08-23

Florida couple jailed after drugs, toddler found in roach-infested car DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida couple had a toddler girl inside a roach-infested car while they were using drugs. The DeLand Police Department arrested 30-year-old David Dexter and 28-year-old Christian Wilson on child abuse and drug possession charges. The 2-year-old girl was turned ...
01:51, 2019-07-02

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
01:51, 2019-06-04

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as collateral damage, stating that “shit happens”.Ronald...
12:01, 2019-07-05

Athletics: American Lawson banned for four years for positive drugs test American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-01

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnant lives in West Florida when one of their own move...
01:17, 2019-07-04

Pregnant woman finds out her house was once a meth lab after she tests positive for drugs A pregnant Missouri woman learned that her home used to be a meth lab after she tested positive for amphetamines during a prenatal appointment.        ...
23:51, 2019-09-24

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
18:34, 2019-07-16

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro wants tighter control of Brazil's deforestation data....
05:34, 2019-07-23

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
22:51, 2019-07-22

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C medicines made by drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Gilead Sciences and AbbVie Inc....
05:34, 2019-08-29

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argentinian drug company. It’s no exaggeration to say th...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Autopsy: Dayton shooter had drugs in his system, two victims struck by police gunfire Preliminary autopsy findings showed the gunman who shot and killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine in his system at the time of the shooting and that some other victims were struck by police gunfire....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
09:34, 2019-07-12

YouTube engineer 'on drugs rampage injures 8 with truck, light, and sharp pencil' A HIGH-flying software engineer who works for YouTube allegedly perpetrated a bizarre series of assaults after he took LSD and had “really bad trip.”...
01:51, 2019-07-09

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
12:17, 2019-07-16

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London....
18:17, 2019-08-18

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Doctor gets 40 years in opioid prescription case. He gave drugs to every patient, feds say A Virginia doctor prescribed controlled substances to every patient in his practice, causing the death of one woman. He faces 40 years in prison.        ...
00:00, 2019-10-04

David Ortiz shooting raises questions about drugs and baseball in Dominican Republic Bajos de Haina, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — When David “Big Papi” Ortiz began his major-league baseball career with the Seattle Mariners just two weeks after his 17th birthday in 1992, he did what many new prospects do in this baseball-mad country — he bought his family a new home with his $10,000 si...
02:17, 2019-09-01

119 Dismissed Cases Later, a Crooked Cop Was Arrested for Planting Drugs During Routine Traffic Stops A former sheriff’s deputy in Florida has been arrested and unceremoniously dismissed after an investigation uncovered his penchant for pulling over drivers for minor traffic violations and planting drugs inside of their vehicles....
08:51, 2019-07-12

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday, with a study of four drugs finding that two treatments called REGN-EB3 and mAb114 were effective in limiting mortality from the disease.Read more......
05:00, 2019-08-13

FDA Finds ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Cancer-Causing Contaminant in Zantac, Related Drugs (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials said Friday they are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related generic drugs. For now, though, the Food and Drug Administration said patients can continue taking their medications....
05:34, 2019-09-14

Decoding Miley Cyrus' She Is Coming Lyrics: Messages of Love, Drugs and Cattitude She is here! Miley Cyrus is back with new music! The 26-year-old singer has just dropped her EP, She Is Coming, featuring six new tracks. The EP starts out with the song "Mother's......
15:51, 2019-05-31

Angels employee tells investigators that he provided drugs to pitcher Tyler Skaggs An Angels PR employee told federal investigators he supplied late pitcher Tyler Skaggs with oxycodone and abused it with him. Skaggs died in July.       ...
23:00, 2019-10-12

Sex, drugs and soccer: Diego Maradona film shines light on Napoli years An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
16:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola treatment trial narrowed to two drugs showing promise A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Democratic Republic of Congo has been narrowed to focus on two experimental drugs after they showed "clearly better" results, scientists leading the trial said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-08-12

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
02:51, 2019-08-14

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Drugs, hookers and a 6 mph roller coaster: Inside Coney Island’s lecherous past Before the Wonder Wheel or Cyclone, Coney Island was a “four-mile-long, half-mile-wide coastal citadel of grime, crime, intoxication and fornication.”...
05:51, 2019-07-07

Groundbreaking cancer-fighting drugs now included in updated UN list of essential medicines The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Tuesday that dozens of new drugs have been added to the list of essential medicines that every country should have, including new cancer treatments that can be swallowed rather than injected....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Drugs with biggest price hikes don't treat depression or diabetes — they're for erectile dysfunction The prescription drugs that have seen the most rapid rise in cost in the U.S. don't treat depression, cholesterol or even autoimmune diseases, a new study finds....
23:17, 2019-05-31

Ocasio-Cortez wants to make it easier to study magic mushrooms, other psychedelic drugs Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., filed legislation on Friday to make it easier for researchers to study the therapeutic and medical benefits of certain psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms amid a growing national shift in attitudes towards the substances....
17:17, 2019-06-09

Caster Semenya Can Run Free—for Now—as Court Rules She Won’t Have to Take Drugs to Lower Testosterone Levels Calling it a victory for women’s “human rights,” South African runner Caster Semenya and her legal team are cheering a Swiss court’s ruling that allows her to continue competing without taking testosterone-lowering drugs while she continues her appeals....
02:34, 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
22:51, 2019-08-01

Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll: Debbie Harry tells all in Blondie memoir 'Face It' Blondie front woman Debbie Harry lays her life bare in new memoir "Face It," detailing the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll that defined an era.        ...
22:00, 2019-09-30

ANALYSIS: Why cheap Canadian drugs are part of Donald Trump’s re-election strategy Donald Trump needs a winning campaign issue, and Jackson Proskow says he may have found it with a promise to consider allowing imports of cheap drugs from Canada....
20:51, 2019-07-31

Couple finds out dream home was used as meth lab after fetus tests positive for drugs A Missouri couple said they learned their dream house was once used as a meth lab — after their fetus tested positive for amphetamines. Elisha Hessel said she was stunned by the results of her recent routine blood test, which found traces of drugs in her and her unborn baby’s system. “Wh...
10:17, 2019-09-24

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
17:51, 2019-07-01

LA police search black drivers most – even though white people have more drugs, report finds Data shows black drivers stopped at four times rate of white people: ‘These stops lead to death,’ activist saysLos Angeles police officers stop and search black and Latino drivers at significantly higher rates than white people, even though white residents are more likely to be carrying drugs and we...
08:34, 2019-10-09

China Removes US Seafood Products, Anti-Cancer Drugs From Tariffs List China on Wednesday said it would spare some US products from punitive new tariffs, an apparent olive branch ahead of high-level talks next month to resolve the two nations' protracted trade war....
16:51, 2019-09-11

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
20:34, 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada, weakening a longstanding ban that had stood as a top priority for the politically powerful pharmaceutical industry. Health and Human Se...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Trump's drug czar says US urging China to crack down on fentanyl, other dangerous drugs Director of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy Jim Carroll told Fox News on Tuesday the Trump administration expects China to do more to help fight the fentanyl epidemic....
04:00, 2019-10-02

Wednesday's Daily Brief: migration tragedy in the Rio Grande, drugs report, Torture Victims Day Top news, this Thursday are: the migration debate spurred by the tragic image of a drowned man and his daughter in the Rio Grande; the Khashoggi killing discussed at the Human Rights Council; key findings from the latest UN report on drugs; updates from South Sudan and Mali; International Day in Sup...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs (Reuters Health) - Patients at high risk for heart disease who cannot afford newer cholesterol-lowering medications are more likely to have heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events within just one year compared to counterparts who were able to get the drugs, a new study suggests....
14:51, 2019-07-24

Crystal Palace’s Mamadou Sakho sues Wada for £13m over drugs-test error • Sakho claims 2016 ban ended career at Liverpool• Player was cleared by Uefa over use of fat-burning substanceMamadou Sakho is suing the World Anti-Doping Agency for £13m over claims a drug-test error ended his career with Liverpool. Related: Everton’s Yerry Mina charged by FA for alleged breach of...
18:51, 2019-07-24

Stomach acid-reducing drugs may raise risk of future allergies – study Lead scientist hopes findings raise awareness about proton-pump inhibitors’ side-effectsPrescription medicines to reduce stomach acid are associated with an increased risk of developing allergies, according to a study.The research suggests people prescribed proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are twice as...
07:17, 2019-08-01

London prison sees 50 per cent surge in violence fueled by drugs and gangs A troubled London prison has seen a 50 per cent increase in violence, caused by drugs and gang conflict between "volatile young men", a watchdog warned today....
19:00, 2019-08-21

CORRECTED-U.S. FDA flags probable cancer-causing impurity in common heartburn drugs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that some medicines containing ranitidine, commonly known as Zantac, had traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) at low levels....
18:51, 2019-09-13

DEA investigating where Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs obtained lethal drugs, per report Drug enforcement officials tell ESPN they're looking into where Tyler Skaggs obtained the drugs that were in his system at the time of his death.       ...
15:00, 2019-09-19

Report: MLB warns players that sexual performance enhancing drugs may contain prohibited ingredients Major League Baseball reportedly has warned its players that over-the-counter sex supplements could contain banned ingredients that would result in failed performance enhancing drugs tests....
13:51, 2019-08-22

Rapper Meek Mill granted new trial on 2008 drugs, weapons convictions Meek Mill, a rap artist from Philadelphia who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
23:00, 2019-07-24

Haryana Police Records 5-Fold Increase In Seized Amount Of Cash, Drugs Haryana Police has recorded a five-fold increase in the combined seizures of cash, illicit liquor and narcotics across the state in the first 16 days of the enforcement of Model Code of Conduct in......
03:17, 2019-10-09

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of Americans regularly weathering these debilitating headaches. Just months later came two other drugs ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around and have significant conversations about America” ...
20:34, 2019-08-21

Truck driver was on drugs, reaching for drink at time of deadly New Hampshire crash, report says Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, a 23-year-old truck driver employed by Westfield Transport Inc., has been charged with seven counts of negligent homicide.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-02

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
05:51, 2019-06-14

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
21:51, 2019-07-03

Man charged in connection with Mac Miller's death allegedly sold rapper counterfeit drugs A man was arrested in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose in 2018.        ...
06:34, 2019-09-05

Police say Kentucky woman snorted drugs hidden in body cavity between her legs following arrest Kathryn Ahlers allegedly pulled out a bag of drugs from a body cavity between her legs and began snorting it in a Kentucky police cruiser.        ...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

New Jersey home turned into 'fast-food-style drive-through' for drugs, 27 arrested: prosecutors Members of the notorious "Bloods" gang were allegedly behind the conversion of an abandoned New Jersey home into a “fast-food-style drive-through" that pulled in $10,000-per-day by ditching burgers and fries in favor of heroin and crack cocaine -- until federal authorities pulled up to the window....
13:17, 2019-06-20

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Russia’s Interior Minister says that drugs charges against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov have been dropped MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Interior Minister says that drugs charges against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov have been dropped. The post Russia’s Interior Minister says that drugs charges against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov have been dropped appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Longer life, flying, mind-bending drugs: Dreams that science made real Robert Boyle's 17th-century wish list of innovations shows the world-changing power of basic research – and why we must invest more in it, says historian David Cannadine...
02:51, 2019-10-10

Jussie Smollett bought drugs from the brothers who staged alleged attack, documents show New texts released by the Chicago police show Smollett discussing drugs with the brothers who accused the "Empire" actor of paying them to stage an attack on him.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-31

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments, according to a report....
22:17, 2019-06-05

Israel asks Putin to pardon U.S.-Israeli jailed for Moscow airport transit drugs Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.-Israeli woman given a 7.5-year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Austrian Doctor Sues Food and Drug Administration For Seizing Her U.S. Patients’ Abortion Drugs (BOISE, Idaho) — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Idaho o...
21:51, 2019-09-11

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
07:17, 2019-06-08

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Brooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen's ex, checks into trauma center after video of her allegedly doing drugs leaks Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, checked herself into a trauma center after a video leaked allegedly showing the 41-year-old actress doing drugs in a van....
22:17, 2019-08-09

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community....
02:51, 2019-07-13

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smith unification but won’t rule out Eubank Jnr rematch Deontay Wilder says some awful things but isn't cheating like the rest, and Billy Joe Saunders is already contemplating his next move at super-middleweight The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he knows where the drugs are kept, Saunders eyes Smith unification but won’t rule out Eubank Jnr remat...
14:38, 2019-05-21

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Times, citing official documents Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show....
01:17, 2019-08-18

Boxing News at Five: Drugs are found in Russian boxer’s hotel room, Saunders says he would do a better job on Golovkin than Canelo Drugs have been discovered in Shavkat Rakhimov's South Africa hotel room, and Billy Joe Saunders could be getting Gennady Golovkin at the right time The post Boxing News at Five: Drugs are found in Russian boxer’s hotel room, Saunders says he would do a better job on Golovkin than Canelo appeared fi...
00:34, 2019-10-04

Colorado corrections officer fired, arrested after allegedly bringing burrito full of drugs to work A Colorado corrections officer was fired after he allegedly brought a burrito — not full of rice or beans, but full of drugs — into a state prison facility....
19:34, 2019-07-10

HMP Pentonville: Government neglect blamed for alarming rise in violence and drugs at prison, report finds Government neglect has "directly contributed" to an alarming rise in violence and drugs at one of the country's oldest and busiest prisons, it is claimed....
19:00, 2019-08-28

Border Patrol finds pricey stash of drugs in child car seat, stroller in California; woman arrested A woman in California was arrested earlier this month after agents found 23 packages containing methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin in her child’s car safety seat and stroller, according to the U.S. Border Patrol....
06:51, 2019-06-28

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
17:34, 2019-06-12

New York drug ring members who allegedly sold drugs to HQ, Vine co-founder Colin Kroll, who died, charged Six members of an alleged drug delivery service that reportedly provided drugs for Colin Kroll — the co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine who overdosed last year — have been charged in running the operation, dubbed "Mike's Candyshop."...
20:34, 2019-10-03

Dollar General and Dollar Tree fined $1.2 million for selling expired drugs, NY AG says The retail discounters will pay $1.2 million for selling expired over-the-counter drugs and motor oil not suitable for today's vehicles, New York officials say....
20:17, 2019-08-26

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, two counts of indecent assault on a child younger ...
01:17, 2019-05-27

'Deaths of despair' from drugs, alcohol and suicide hit young adults hardest When Brittany Rose Hallett of Indiana drank herself to death at 26, her $50,000 student loan debt was "weighing heavy on her mind," says her mother.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate over the role drugs should play in complicated is...
20:17, 2019-06-27

US sprint star Christian Coleman says authorities 'tried to go after big fish' with missed drugs test charge US sprint star Christian Coleman has accused the United States Anti-Doping Agency of 'trying to go after a big fish' and demanded a public apology after it dropped its missed drugs test case against him....
23:17, 2019-09-11

'Disgusted': Graphic video shows workers abusing calves, using drugs at Indiana farm The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Dillian Whyte provisionally stripped of WBC title after news of 'adverse finding' in drugs test Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended by the World Boxing Council pending an investigation into an adverse finding in a drugs test prior to his recent bout against Oscar Rivas....
18:34, 2019-07-31

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in with plans so we can look at them and approve them t...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Sun Yang latest: British swimmers stand firm behind Duncan Scott over 'drugs cheat' protest Britain's swimmers will not be advised against protesting at the World Championships in Gwangju, despite Duncan Scott being warned for refusing to take to the podium with Sun Yang....
13:51, 2019-07-24

Too many jails continue to be 'plagued by drugs, violence and appalling conditions', chief inspector of prisons warns Too many prisons are still plagued by drugs, violence and appalling living conditions, with rising suicides and daily attacks blighting life behind bars, a watchdog warned Parliament today....
13:51, 2019-07-09

Dozens of homes and businesses raided as police targeting criminals 'dealing drugs and guns to gangs' make 25 arrests A charity shop and a hipster juice bar were among dozens of addresses raided by police early today in a major operation targeting criminals suspected of supplying guns and drugs to street gangs....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Robbie Robertson: ‘I didn't know anybody who didn't do drugs’ Guitarist Robbie Robertson helped to change music history with Bob Dylan’s backing group the Band. He remembers how the ‘brotherhood’ ended in heroin addiction and self-destructionIn 1965 Robbie Robertson was living in the room next to Bob Dylan’s at New York’s Chelsea hotel. This was when Dylan was...
21:51, 2019-10-08

Ayub Hassan death: Teen murder accused who 'fled on Boris bike' claims he was pressured to sell hard drugs by victim A 16-year-old accused of murdering a teen behind a west London Waitrose claims he was pressured to deal class A drugs by the victim, a court has heard....
00:17, 2019-08-30

Louis Tomlinson's sister Félicité died from 'perfect storm' of drugs The sister of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson accidentally died from a "perfect storm" of cocaine, an anxiety drug and painkillers, an inquest heard today....
18:51, 2019-09-11

The Cannabis Debate: 'Knifings? They're all about control over drugs' Former special constable Joseph Kaz's time on the beat radically altered his view of cannabis. But when he spoke up on Question Time, he was investigated for misconduct. David Cohen investigates...
16:34, 2019-07-01

'View' co-host Sunny Hostin slams Bethenny Frankel for accusing her of 'taking some drugs' Sunny Hostin is firing back at "Real Housewives of New York City" star Bethenny Frankel after she accused "The View" co-host of using drugs.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-22

Five most over-the-top climate warnings While there is a broad scientific consensus that man’s activity is playing a role in warming the planet, critics say the effects have been blown out of all proportion by alarmists....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”...
23:34, 2019-08-02

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major campaign topic by hosting a debate focused entirel...
04:51, 2019-06-06

What is the Bundesliga doing for the climate? Hundreds of thousands demonstrated for a better climate in Germany - and on the weekend, hundreds of thousands will make the pilgrimage to Bundesliga stadiums, which has a huge carbon impact. What to do, Bundesliga?...
19:34, 2019-09-20

The climate cost of air conditioning To survive a warming world, we’ll need more air conditioning. But it’s a catch-22: The more energy we use, the hotter it gets.        ...
01:17, 2019-09-18

Climate Vigilantism Is Your Future, Whether You Like It Or Not If governments won't do anything, expect more and more people to take the environment into their own hands. Drew Magary on the rise of the climate vigilantes....
21:17, 2019-06-04

We're at the New York Climate Strike Today is one of those history book moments. An unprecedented youth-led coalition is in the midst of a global climate strike, telling global leaders that the time for climate talk is over. The teens are mad as hell, and they’re telling the world the time to act is now.Read more......
02:00, 2019-09-21

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Guardian climate score: how did your MP do? Use our interactive tool to explore MPs’ records on 16 climate votesParliament declared a climate emergency in May, but what do MPs’ voting records indicate about their commitment to the issue?The Guardian’s climate ranking shows readers their MP’s record on 16 indicative climate votes between 2008 ...
15:51, 2019-10-11

U.S. Fed charts its own course on climate change, too Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan faced more questions on one particular topic than any other at a recent lunch with local business owners and community leaders on Texas's Gulf Coast....
22:34, 2019-10-02

Will it soon be too late to save the climate? The quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere keeps increasing. The Earth's temperature is rising. Now media are reporting that we only have 18 months to save the climate. Scaremongering, or a serious prognosis?...
20:51, 2019-08-04

Labour's climate policies: what are they and what do they mean? The party trumpets a ‘green industrial revolution’ that unions back as a ‘just transition’What is the “green industrial revolution”?The Labour party’s answer to the climate emergency is to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in new industries and reforms to existing practices, t...
11:51, 2019-09-24

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
20:00, 2019-09-14

As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate change increased rainfall by up to 9 percent....
22:17, 2019-07-11

G7 may end without communique due to gaps on trade, climate: NHK The Group of Seven (G7) leaders summit to be held this weekend in France may end without a joint communique due to wide gaps between member nations on trade and climate issues, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday....
03:00, 2019-08-20

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line s...
02:34, 2019-08-17

Climate is warming faster than it has in the last 2,000 years A new study says the warming we've seen in the past 100 years is unprecedented, when compared to the past 2,000 years.        ...
21:51, 2019-07-24

Porsche Is Here To Assuage Your Climate Guilt You want the speed and thrills of a Porsche 911, but you also don’t want your grandkids to be living in a climate refugee colony somewhere in the Scottish highlands. You want to tear up those winding mountain passes in your brand new Boxster, but you also very much enjoy your annual sojourns to Napa...
03:34, 2019-08-06

130 Climate Protesters Arrested In Amsterdam Dutch police on Saturday arrested 130 climate change protesters who blocked a main bridge in central Amsterdam as Extinction Rebellion activists disrupted traffic in front of the French parliament in......
18:34, 2019-10-12

Why Families Were on Climate Strike This Friday I’ve reported on or otherwise worked in the climate field for 10 years. In that decade, I’ve watched failure after failure at international climate talks, rampant Republican climate denial, and climate protests that built to something half-formed, clay tossed on the potter’s wheel but never quite sh...
02:00, 2019-09-21

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
08:17, 2019-05-22

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Climate protesters tell carmakers 'the party is over' Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel's government prepares to unveil climate protection measures....
23:17, 2019-09-14

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Whether human civilization stays intact amid this worsening weather depends on recognizing our shared humanity – and designing policy accordinglyNews of Hurricane Dorian’s first casualty came early on Monday morning from the Bahamas Press. A seven-year old boy named Lachino Mcintosh drowned as his f...
19:51, 2019-09-03

The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, reports show. Scientists warn we must act now....
14:00, 2019-08-28

These 5 Big Changes Are Key for Humanity to Survive a Warming Climate Hundreds of millions of people are living with the effects of global warming – some now irreversible. For those on the frontlines of climate change, developing coping mechanisms is a matter of survival. And yet the world is not paying enough attention to the need to adapt to a warming planet a...
15:34, 2019-09-10

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfires, flooding and other weather events, the retrea...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on climate change. Bolsonaro, a far-right climate skepti...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient"....
04:00, 2019-09-10

Yet Another Climate Study Confirms We're Screwed A very cheerful new global study has determined what we already know: climate change is real, it’s happening now, and the world is not the least bit ready for it. In fact, the study says, our collective preparedness is “gravely insufficient,” which sounds extremely not good....
21:00, 2019-09-10

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Under pressure on climate, Big Oil pitches to the young Facing rising anger from young people for their role in accelerating climate change, chief executives of major oil companies launched an effort on Monday to burnish their image on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
04:00, 2019-09-24

Montreal’s climate strike through photographs According to organizers, an estimated 500, 000 people marched in the streets of Montreal, marking it the largest strike in the city's history, said Mayor Valerie Plante....
02:17, 2019-09-28

Global climate strike: how you can get involved Millions will take to the streets in global climate crisis protests from 20 to 27 SeptemberClimate strikes: are you taking part in Friday’s protests?The global climate strike kicks off on Friday and will ripple across the world in more than 4,000 locations, the start of a weeklong movement to train ...
21:34, 2019-09-19

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif....
04:00, 2019-09-19

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate policy. On Tuesday, the Democratic presidential hopeful put out his plan, and it shows that the middle of the road has been pulled pretty far to the l...
00:51, 2019-06-05

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
00:34, 2019-06-20

No climate event of the last 2,000 years looks like humanity’s Enlarge (credit: dvdbramhall) Some people who reject climate science seem to think climate scientists have never heard that the climate has changed in the past—as if scientists weren’t the ones who discovered those events in the first place. In reality, researchers are intensely interested in past...
17:51, 2019-07-31

At U.N. Climate Summit, Few Commitments and U.S. Silence China made no new commitments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
16:51, 2019-09-24

Have Some Climate Guilt With That Extra Legroom Reinforcing once again that there is a trade-off between comfort and responsibility, the most fuel-efficient airlines are also the ones that cram the most passengers onto their planes, according to a new study....
03:17, 2019-09-13

Britain's first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected Londoners there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an entrepreneur, a restaurateur, a support worker. There a...
20:17, 2019-07-19

This must be the climate crisis election | Ed Miliband Having a few ‘green policies’ is no longer enough. Ask yourself: what will your next MP do to save the world?The government that wins the next election stands to govern for half of the decade that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we have left to tackle the climate emergency. It wil...
00:51, 2019-10-12

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from its incoming chief....
19:51, 2019-09-18

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a record-breaking 12.5 billion tons of ice melting on Gr...
15:00, 2019-08-14

Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say Fossil fuel companies respond to data revealing their responsibility for global emissionsRevealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions“We agree that action is needed now on climate change, so we fully support the Paris agreement and the need for society to transition to a lower-carbo...
02:51, 2019-10-10

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer waters as a result of climate change often cause str...
08:51, 2019-07-14

How to Support the Global Climate Strike Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) protestors across the world to take part in a global ...
23:17, 2019-09-16

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
18:00, 2019-08-12

Is the world living up to its climate commitments? As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate Action Summit in New York, one of its most high-profile climate conferences in recent times, what progress is the world making in tackling the climate crisis, and how is that progress being measured?...
15:34, 2019-09-05

The best signs from the Global Climate Strike Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined Global Climate Strike. Here are some of the best signs from the rallies.        ...
21:17, 2019-09-20

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The New Republic is withdrawing its participation from o...
22:00, 2019-07-13

When Climate Change Is Stranger Than Fiction Amitav Ghosh, whose book “Gun Island” is set in an ecologically unstable world, wants literature to explore the environment as much as it does other crises....
17:34, 2019-09-07

5 inconvenient truths about the 'climate strike' Thousands of students around the world are leaving class Friday, going on "strike" to demand immediate action against climate change. But critics say they miss these important big-picture facts....
21:17, 2019-09-20

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News in an interview that took place following the Cli...
20:34, 2019-10-12

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsGlobal climate strike: Greta Thunberg and students march to protest climate change – live updatesThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The r...
19:34, 2019-09-20

Here’s what to know about Friday’s climate strikes in Canada The strikes are in protest of climate change and the lack of action done against it, and this Friday will mark the second global climate strike after the first on Friday Sept. 20....
03:00, 2019-09-27

ECB should take climate change into account - Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from the bank's incoming chief....
00:17, 2019-09-19

Europe's climate woes — can this tech help? Europe lags behind on several key renewable energy technologies, but there is a prominent exception. The continent's dominant position in power-to-gas technology cannot be overlooked....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Climate change: Did we just witness the beginning of the end of Big Oil? Two recent market milestones — Exxon Mobil dropping out of the S&P 500 top 10 and the energy sector weighting in the index hitting a low — pose a big question: Are we beginning to see the end of Big Oil as an investment?...
18:51, 2019-09-22

Climate change could cause octopuses to go blind Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now, a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, highlights how im...
14:38, 2019-05-21

The faces of the Global Climate Strike September 20 kicks off a week of climate action protests. Inspired by Fridays for Future, millions are expected to turn out across the globe. DW spoke to people in several countries about what's driving them to protest....
19:34, 2019-09-20

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
21:51, 2019-09-20

'Climate of fear' worsens in Burundi Bishops have accused authorities of violently persecuting opponents, as the government continues to reject repeated claims of human rights abuses. Since 2015, at least 1,200 people have been killed in political clashes....
22:51, 2019-09-25

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
06:17, 2019-08-23

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real change?...
21:51, 2019-07-09

Fighting climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn't resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
21:51, 2019-09-20

EU climate goals ditched as Warsaw and Budapest dig in Poland and Hungary said they will put their own economies first after rejecting an EU bid for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. All very well, but the latest episode in their battle with Brussels will affect us all....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Caltech Gets a Windfall for Climate Research: $750 Million The gift from Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the billionaire owners of bottled water and agriculture companies, comes amid growing urgency over climate change....
10:17, 2019-09-26

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
17:34, 2019-07-09

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown without the US? With Trump expected to skip the UN climate summit, the question will be: what’s possible if the most powerful nation is pulling away from action?‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThis story originally appeared in the Nation. It is republished here as part of t...
19:51, 2019-09-16

Climate protesters try to block UK's Johnson as he goes to palace Demonstrators from Greenpeace tried to block the wide ceremonial avenue leading to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday as Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson was driving up it in a convoy to meet Queen Elizabeth to begin his term as leader....
18:34, 2019-07-24

At the U.N., Trump Focuses on Religious Freedom not Climate UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with his evangelical su...
14:51, 2019-09-24

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebellion and school strike groups – with the promise of...
11:00, 2019-07-12

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
10:51, 2019-05-30

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Climate change may be making spiders angrier Extreme weather conditions may be encouraging an increase in angry spiders populations, according to a new study. Freak events like tropical cyclones could be having an evolutionary impact on spiders in storm-prone regions, which are already areas where the most aggressive spiders have the best odds...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
09:51, 2019-08-20

Survey: Most Germans want climate protection, but not protests The majority of Germans believe children should not be allowed to skip school to protest the climate crisis, according to a new poll. However, they do believe the government should work to protect the environment....
05:51, 2019-10-11

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heating in buildings.[L5N26B2FZ]...
21:51, 2019-09-20

Where the blame lies for the climate crisis | Letters Readers respond to the report revealing the 20 biggest polluters responsible for a third of all global carbon emissionsYour article (Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all global carbon emissions, 10 October) highlights the biggest polluters and contributors to the climate crisis over the last...
04:17, 2019-10-11

Ocasio-Cortez: Serious climate plan to cost at least $10T WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York says any plan to adequately address climate change would cost at least $10 trillion. The Democrat is the lead author in the House of the Green New Deal, a plan to dramatically cut the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. Whil...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Greta Thunberg takes her climate message to UN Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is drawing crowds on land after her two-week sail across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swedish girl led a protest march Friday in front of the United Nations. (Aug. 30)        ...
10:17, 2019-08-31

At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage....
18:17, 2019-08-20

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way you can help the issue, and it doesn’t have to be...
09:17, 2019-07-13

The climate crisis in 2050: what happens if cities act but nations don't? It is cities, not national governments, that are most aggressively fighting the climate crisis – and in 30 years they could look radically differentShe has barely ever been in a car, and never eaten meat or flown. Now 31, she lives on the 15th floor of a city centre tower from where she can just see...
02:51, 2019-10-11

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Youth staging ‘die in’ at CMHR for climate protest A group of young local activists will be 'dying' on the steps of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Friday afternoon as part of a global climate change protest....
23:34, 2019-09-20

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, perhaps a million species teeter on the edge of exti...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Trump mothballs climate skeptic panel The White House won’t proceed anytime soon with creating a panel to challenge climate change science, indefinitely postponing the controversial proposal until after the 2020 election....
05:34, 2019-07-11

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the agenda again at London fashion week on Monday, with sustainability experts and activists taking part in a symposium at the Finnish Institute focusing ...
05:17, 2019-09-17

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 minutes of airtime to the biggest existential threa...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Climate camps are training a new wave of eco-warriors A growing number of Europeans have decided that they've had enough of inaction in the face of the climate emergency, and they're in training to do something about it....
08:00, 2019-08-23

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
12:34, 2019-07-18

Activists Can’t Agree on How to Fight Climate Change. The IMF Says Just Do Something. Activists, politicians and economists are forever arguing over the best way to address climate change: carbon tax or Green New Deal; both or neither, or a mixture of elements from each. A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report released Thursday cuts through that noise: any aggressive policy, i...
23:51, 2019-10-10

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
09:17, 2019-06-28

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too important to ignore”, a government minister will say ...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Students keep up the heat with worldwide climate protests Students in Italy symbolically torched a replica of planet Earth, part of a second wave of worldwide protests demanding swifter action to fight climate change...
19:34, 2019-09-27

UN Chief Warns Paris Climate Goals Still Not Enough (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy. Guterre...
22:34, 2019-06-30

May urges climate protesters to get out and vote Green In Longueuil, Que., on Tuesday, Green Leader Elizabeth May says she backs the movement known as Extinction Rebellion, whose members shut down Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge....
00:34, 2019-10-09

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative ...
19:00, 2019-06-30

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050. (Aug. 22)        ...
03:51, 2019-08-23

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
09:17, 2019-07-14

The Story Behind TIME’s Climate Change Cover Thirty years ago, TIME named Planet Earth its Man of the Year, featuring a cover by the artist Christo of the earth encased in plastic on a beach in Long Island, NY. For this week’s special issue cover on climate change, TIME returned to sand — albeit this time on the shores east of Toyk...
20:17, 2019-09-12

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something unusual. Despite the book’s focus on fossil fuels,...
09:34, 2019-07-01

80M jobs could be lost by 2030 due to climate change: UN A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2 per cent drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing the global economy US$2.4 trillion....
21:51, 2019-07-01

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas as we know them could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish banana, is in danger and its demise could change our diets forever. Nicolas Roux, a scientist at Biove...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Greta Thunberg on Climate: 'Listen to science' Climate change protests swept the globe Friday with thousands sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. The protests were partly inspired by the activism of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. (Sept. 20)        ...
01:34, 2019-09-21

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190m to be spent directly on climate-related issues i...
17:00, 2019-07-03

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppings littering the grass. The farmer strolling next...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionGlobal carmakers are among the leading opponents of action on the climate crisis, according to exclusive analysis of the way major corporations fr...
14:17, 2019-10-10

The second wave of worldwide climate protests – in pictures Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are taking part in the latest wave of climate strikes to demand urgent action on the emergencyFresh wave of climate strikes Continue reading......
14:00, 2019-09-27

Climate change czars coming to more states At least six states have formally named climate change czars or chief executives over the past year, signalling a new level of crisis in the United States....
23:17, 2019-08-26

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' minds....
19:00, 2019-06-04

Trump, on climate, says he won't jeopardize U.S. wealth on 'dreams' U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a question about climate change after skipping a G7 session on the issue, said on Monday that American wealth is based on energy and he will not jeopardize that for dreams and windmills....
20:17, 2019-08-26

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
19:34, 2019-07-06