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Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot ...

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds

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Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwi...
21:51 2019-06-10

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis ...
06:34 2019-06-11

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical prope...
19:34 2019-06-13

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
06:34 2019-07-16

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
14:17 2019-07-19

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)  &...
01:34 2019-06-06

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. Th...
23:51 2019-06-11

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
23:01 2019-06-05

Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
04:34 2019-07-09

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing nearly hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the th...
22:34 2019-07-03

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
06:34 2019-07-17

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions...
07:01 2019-06-01

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: ...
23:17 2019-05-23

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
22:51 2019-06-13

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
02:01 2019-06-06

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drug...
22:17 2019-05-22

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995....
14:51 2019-07-19

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
20:17 2019-06-18

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that t...
01:00 2019-07-11

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs no...
08:00 2019-06-29

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in...
05:51 2019-06-21

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popul...
23:00 2019-07-12

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now considered as competent as men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
09:00 2019-07-19

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning Syst...
05:51 2019-06-15

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
01:34 2019-06-19

Bihar Child Deaths May Be Linked To Their Asbestos Homes, Says Study As Bihar awaits the detailed report on what exactly caused the outbreak of encephalitis that caused the death of over 150 children, a team of doctors who treated the children indicated that asbestos.....
13:34 2019-06-29

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big com...
00:51 2019-05-31

HPV vaccine could help eliminate cervical cancer, study finds The HPV vaccine could one day lead to the eradication of cervical cancer, according to a new study that found the benefits of the vaccine “exceed expectations.” International researchers looked at 65 ...
19:51 2019-06-27

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were ac...
03:34 2019-07-16

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% mo...
20:34 2019-06-27

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!     &...
20:01 2019-06-13

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is par...
05:51 2019-06-06

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
08:34 2019-07-11

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds ...
04:51 2019-06-12

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials s...
09:17 2019-06-05

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, accord...
16:51 2019-07-12

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the No...
18:00 2019-05-31

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, acc...
15:01 2019-06-05

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost ...
15:34 2019-06-05

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78 percent of...
00:51 2019-07-17

Herbal supplement Kratom linked to serious side effects, deaths: study Kratom — an herbal supplement used to manage chronic pain and treat opioid addiction — is more dangerous than previously suspected, according to a new study linking it to dangerous side ef...
21:00 2019-07-11

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
12:51 2019-07-08

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.So...
09:17 2019-06-03

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects...
03:34 2019-07-16

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:00 2019-06-17

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short ...
14:00 2019-06-13

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
12:51 2019-05-23

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
18:34 2019-06-14

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
22:00 2019-06-12

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study...
12:34 2019-07-01

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high n...
16:17 2019-05-22

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infect...
20:01 2019-06-13

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
02:17 2019-07-06

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood ...
17:51 2019-06-04

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
17:17 2019-05-21

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
20:17 2019-06-18

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monda...
16:00 2019-07-02

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not...
05:34 2019-05-22

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations...
04:51 2019-06-13

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggle...
22:17 2019-05-29

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering wo...
00:17 2019-05-23

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death. The post Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder...
20:51 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers p...
14:51 2019-06-15

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning...
00:34 2019-05-22

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fu...
14:51 2019-07-17

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study re...
04:00 2019-05-31

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has s...
17:17 2019-05-31

Shake your tail feather: Study finds cockatoos love to dance Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo, has shown that humans are not the only creatures who love to dance, a study found. Snowball has a diverse repertoire of 14 unique dance moves and loves to bop to ...
10:51 2019-07-09

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreak...
06:34 2019-07-17

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has d...
08:51 2019-05-22

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global t...
21:51 2019-06-05

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, th...
20:51 2019-05-23

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
21:17 2019-05-23

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has f...
17:34 2019-07-12

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another...
15:00 2019-05-21

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the ...
20:00 2019-06-13

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short ...
00:00 2019-06-13

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic re...
04:34 2019-07-13

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
21:34 2019-07-17

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest America...
15:34 2019-07-03

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of.....
04:34 2019-06-13

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no...
20:17 2019-06-18

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases ...
10:17 2019-06-19

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
03:01 2019-06-28

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases ...
16:51 2019-06-19

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the la...
03:17 2019-06-19

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher tha...
09:34 2019-07-16

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at ...
01:00 2019-06-24

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into...
03:34 2019-05-23

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of tim...
10:34 2019-05-30

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive ...
00:17 2019-05-23

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track ...
22:17 2019-07-08

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant w...
05:01 2019-07-18

Trevor Noah runs down Robert Mueller's non-answer answer about Trump's obstruction herpes The Daily Show was the only late-night game in town on this holiday week Wednesday, leaving host Trevor Noah the only host on duty to cover the long-awaited, now longer-to-be-debated public comments b...
17:34 2019-05-30

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
12:00 2019-05-30

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, no...
17:17 2019-05-21

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today ann...
11:17 2019-05-22

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered sys...
09:00 2019-06-08

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, Y...
08:01 2019-06-21

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
19:17 2019-06-07

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
11:00 2019-06-14

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
08:17 2019-06-18

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE...
11:17 2019-05-22

New Study Finds That Certain Options- and Futures-Based Benchmark Indexes Could Help Manage Tail Risk of Traditional Indexes CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of using options-based and futures-based strategy benchmark indexes to hedge and manage tail risk is the subject of a new st...
09:51 2019-05-23

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies abo...
15:34 2019-06-03

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in li...
05:17 2019-06-07

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
23:17 2019-06-19

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
19:51 2019-07-02

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according t...
22:17 2019-05-22

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- accord...
02:00 2019-07-17

Correct Answer Every candidate on Thursday night’s Democratic debate stage indicated they’d support covering undocumented immigrants in their healthcare plans if elected president. Good!...
08:51 2019-06-28

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found i...
11:17 2019-05-28

Elizabeth Warren Gives Her Best Answer Ever On Medicare for All Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made the most of her time at the first 2020 Democratic debate Wednesday, but her first real home run was an impassioned defense of Medicare for All. Following Sen. Amy Klobuc...
18:51 2019-06-27

What could be Apple and Samsung’s answer to the Pixel 3a? Google’s long-anticipated and much-leaked Pixel 3a is finally here with a unique twist on mid-range phones. While smartphones in the $400-500 price range (usually coming from Chinese manufacturers) br...
22:17 2019-05-21

Orioles have no answer for Torres, Yankees Gary Thorne, announcing for Baltimore fans on MASN, provided one of the week's more amusing moments with his incredulous reaction to yet another home run by New York's Gleyber Torres against...
13:34 2019-05-27

8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer Game of Thrones has ended, and the results were mixed. The series did wrap up some of its biggest storylines—some a bit more confusingly than others—but a few were also abandoned early. Here’s a list ...
23:51 2019-05-21

How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer If you knew your regular, jam-packed commuter train is usually followed by another one with empty seats, would you leave home 15 minutes later? It is a question that Google Maps will hope to help answ...
21:34 2019-06-27

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
22:34 2019-06-14

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.Th...
08:34 2019-06-03

Don't Answer Unsolicited Calls from Apple Recently, you may have received an urgent-sounding voicemail from “Apple,” claiming your “financial activity” on your devices was at stake....
01:00 2019-07-16

Should You Consume Caffeine During Summers? The Answer Will Surprise You! Caffeine and caffeinated drinks are often blamed for dehydration and whether or not one can consume them during summers remains a common confusion among people....
17:51 2019-05-29

as russian censorship increases, is a decentralized web the answer? Amid the furor around the Mueller report, it’s somehow become easy to forget that Russia continues to wage war against the truth through censorship and disinformation. This stands true whether y...
17:00 2019-05-30

The teasing F1 2019 question with no 'easy answer' Honda believes there is no "easy answer" to whether it and Red Bull have closed in on Mercedes and Ferrari as much as the last two Formula 1 races suggest...
15:51 2019-07-18

Could electric planes be the answer to a greener future? The battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum – with pressure on businesses to play their part coming from both shareholders and customers alike....
21:01 2019-06-18

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long...
23:51 2019-07-17

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a pr...
20:17 2019-06-19

Warren Gives a Good Answer to a Really Dumb Question The first Democratic primary debate is underway, and right off the bat, Senator Elizabeth Warren stuck the landing in her response to a particularly stupid question about why she has so many big plans...
18:51 2019-06-27

Why Ferrari has a 'significant' Formula 1 development answer Ferrari needs to address "boundary conditions" within its car development after a discrepancy between what it expected a recent Formula 1 upgrade to bring and what it discovered in reality...
12:00 2019-07-13

Nikon plans an answer to Sony's A9 mirrorless pro camera You knew Nikon was going to expand its mirrorless camera lineup after the Z6 and Z7 arrived, but in what direction? Now you know. Company president Toshikazu Umatate has revealed to Nikkan Kogyo Shi...
07:51 2019-06-18

London's answer to New York's High Line? You must be joking A tree-scattered, elevated walkway through air vents, The Tide is a textbook piece of artwash and greenwash – more pointless whimsy amid the tortured cityscape of Greenwich PeninsulaAlmost 20 years si...
04:34 2019-07-11

Trump won’t take ‘no tanks’ for an answer for Fourth of July event "We're going to have some tanks stationed outside," Trump said Monday from the Oval Office, appearing to acknowledge local officials' earlier concerns....
07:17 2019-07-02

xCloud, Microsoft’s answer to PlayStation Now, can stream 3,500 games While Microsoft’s game-streaming service isn’t ready for primetime yet, it’s further along than anyone thought: Project xCloud, which is currently being beta tested by Microsoft e...
22:01 2019-05-24

Johnson needs to answer 'difficult questions', says rival Hunt Boris Johnson needs to show he can answer "difficult questions" amid renewed scrutiny of his personal life, his Conservative leadership rival Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News....
08:51 2019-06-24

Kyle Rudolph could become Patriots’ answer for Rob Gronkowski retirement Kyle Rudolph may not be a Viking for long. Instead, he could turn into New England’s answer for losing Rob Gronkowski. Rudolph recently told The Minneapolis Star Tribune he wouldn’t take a...
20:17 2019-05-21

The inexcusable snubs Hockey Hall of Fame has no answer for Puffs of white smoke do all of the talking for the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee, so we never quite know why certain candidates are perennially overlooked, and I’m looking primarily at Doug ...
02:00 2019-06-30

The Biggest Questions Apple Might (or Might Not) Answer at WWDC 2019 On Monday, a host of developers and press will gather in the heart of San Jose to learn about Apple’s software plans for the coming year. Here’s a collection questions we hope Apple answers at this y...
19:51 2019-05-31

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
15:00 2019-05-21

Why HPE sees memory-driven computing as an answer to Moore's Law Purpose-built computing accelerators are being developed to gain higher performance, though memory-driven computing can be used to accelerate the accelerators....
15:34 2019-06-03

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
14:00 2019-06-07

Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
03:51 2019-06-28

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitutio...
11:51 2019-06-19

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native v...
08:51 2019-06-03

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
21:51 2019-06-03

This High-Protein Paneer Salad Is The Answer To All Your Mid-Meal Cravings Cravings can get intense sometimes, but that does not mean you always need to tuck into chips, namkeen or a samosa. You can always give your snacks a healthy and yummy spin....
11:51 2019-07-10

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s lic...
03:01 2019-06-05

Android 'Fast Share' is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop Android Beam was Google's attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple's AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows...
12:17 2019-07-01

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ writers answer all of the movie’s biggest questions Aside from being a fun superhero romp across continents, Spider-Man: Far From Home also had the unenviable task of following up Avengers: Endgame and attempting to explain everything that happened in ...
04:51 2019-07-16

Olivia Pierson's Sister Wants in on Her Business Trip & She's Not Taking "No" For an Answer Family first! "Oh my god," groaned Olivia Pierson during Sunday's new Relatively Nat & Liv. Minutes earlier, the Instagram personality's little sister Sophia Pierson......
07:00 2019-06-17

Yanks vs. Rays: Brendan McKay will answer bell vs. Bombers Had dinner with Joey Chestnut last night. I ordered dogs and a beer, he ordered the salad and Pepto-Bismol. Bonded, had a couple of Maalox moments but, man, the breath on that guy. The Yankees and Ray...
20:17 2019-07-05

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share y...
09:34 2019-07-12

Honk if life’s moving too slowly? That’s not the answer | Oliver Burkeman Technology should leave us more free time, but we’re more impatient than ever. Is there a solution?You needn’t spend long in a city where the honking of car horns is out of control – New York or Delhi...
20:17 2019-06-14

Highlights: Vladimir Putin's annual question and answer session Following are highlights of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual question and answer session which was broadcast live on state television on Thursday....
18:17 2019-06-20

Kawhi Leonard leaves Raptors to answer his biggest question “Enjoy this moment, and have fun with it.” That was Kawhi Leonard’s advice to Raptors fans at the team’s first championship parade in mid-June. It ended up doubling as his fare...
22:17 2019-07-06

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:17 2019-05-31

Pete Buttigieg Fumbles Through Answer About South Bend Shooting On June 16, a South Bend, IN, police officer shot and killed 54-year-old Eric Logan while responding to a report of a man breaking into cars with a knife. The officer’s body camera was not turned on a...
08:51 2019-06-28

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’...
15:34 2019-07-07

Android's new Fast Share is Google's answer to Apple AirDrop Earlier this year, Google revealed that its next mobile OS release – Android Q – would be losing support for Android Beam, the closest thing the iOS competitor has to Apple’s AirD...
07:00 2019-07-01

Spider-Man: Far From Home's Filmmakers Answer Some of Your Biggest Burning Questions Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t just put a period on Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it offers some tantalizing hints at the future. That meant, when we spoke to director Jon Watts and...
20:17 2019-07-08

Are ‘weed tampons’ the answer to period pain? | Arwa Mahdawi Research suggests that CBD suppositories could offer much-needed relief for the 90% of women who have experienced PMS – and that isn’t a pipe dreamI have spent the past 15 minutes sprawled in an undig...
16:34 2019-05-28

Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pokémon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the gam...
13:17 2019-06-03

'They broke my mental shackles': could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression? New trials have shown the drug psilocybin to be highly effective in treating depression, with Oakland the latest US city to in effect decriminalise it last week. Some researchers say it could become ‘...
12:34 2019-06-10

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
06:17 2019-06-08

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
19:51 2019-05-23

A rock star was asked what God's voice sounds like. His answer is beautiful Nick Cave's website and newsletter, The Red Hand Files, has become a cyber-sanctuary for the Australian rocker to commune with fans and answer questions about everything from Elvis to the nature of ev...
06:51 2019-06-29

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penal...
15:00 2019-05-21

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:34 2019-06-11

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
23:51 2019-06-03

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
22:51 2019-06-03

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include strong...
09:17 2019-06-10

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
15:17 2019-06-10

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
12:00 2019-06-01

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
17:17 2019-06-18

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have p...
19:17 2019-05-21

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the stat...
02:17 2019-06-06

Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Get Totally Flustered Trying to Answer This Personal Question A bashful Jake Gyllenhaal appeared a little overwhelmed during a game of "Burning Questions" with Ellen DeGeneres. During Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the......
02:51 2019-06-15

Tucker Carlson investigates the 'obvious question' no one can answer about Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein was famously rich, often referred to as a billionaire in news reports, but Tucker Carlson highlighted Monday that no one seems to be able to answer an obvious question: how much money ...
17:17 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
20:17 2019-06-22

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most ...
13:17 2019-06-21

Does Kylie Jenner Miss Jordyn Woods? Hear Her Surprising Answer Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner keep moving on up. During Keeping Up With the Kardashians' most recent finale, audiences watched the sisters, reality stars and respectively......
15:34 2019-07-14

You could win a Samsung Galaxy S9 and Sage accounting software worth £900 when you answer this survey TechRadar Pro has partnered with Sage to give you the chance to make your business more financially savvy and own one of the best Samsung smartphones ever, the Samsung Galaxy S9.The past year has seen...
19:17 2019-06-19

Google will answer all your questions about the Stadia cloud gaming service ‘this summer’ E3 2019 is a little more than two weeks away, and it’s starting to look like some gaming announcements from Google might also be set to drop around that time. Since unveiling its new Stadia game...
07:17 2019-05-25

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total ...
07:51 2019-07-09

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Coun...
03:00 2019-07-09

Hope Hicks refused to answer 155 questions from Dems during House testimony The White House directed Hope Hicks to refuse to answer 155 questions from House Democrats about her time in President Donald Trump’s West Wing, according to a transcript of her remarks released Thurs...
00:17 2019-06-21

Rohit's Answer To Pakistani Journalist's Question Leads To Laugh Riot After scoring a century against Pakistan, Rohit Sharma once again stole the show with his witty response during post-match press conference, sending all the journalists into splits...
16:51 2019-06-17

Gods and Monsters is Ubisoft's mythological answer to Zelda: Breath of the Wild Ubisoft has announced a new role-playing game at E3 2019 called Gods and Monsters. If you've had your fill of Assassin's Creed: Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, then...
00:34 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details of a trip he made to Italy when he was foreign secre...
20:34 2019-07-18

Roller Champions hands-on premiere: Ubisoft’s fun, F2P answer to Rocket League Say hello to Ubisoft's latest free-to-play game, Roller Champions, which is now live on the UPlay game launcher for Windows PCs. Play its E3 demo for completely free (no microtransactions) between now...
01:17 2019-06-11

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots San Francisco-based Inference Solutions has teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents that route customers.Read More...
18:01 2019-07-10

The ‘Game of Thrones’ finale didn’t answer all of our questions. Here are 13 things still bothering us. Even though the ashes have settled on King’s Landing, audiences are still not totally satisfied with the ground covered over eight seasons of the HBO show....
17:34 2019-05-21

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of...
16:51 2019-06-06

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer 'difficult questions' The frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a late-night row between him and girlfriend that led to the po...
23:00 2019-06-23

Walker Lockett is Mets’ surprising answer for Noah Syndergaard injury ATLANTA — The Mets will bring in new blood in trying to fill Noah Syndergaard’s vacancy in the rotation. To that end, the team plans to call up right-hander Walker Lockett from Triple-A Syracuse to st...
20:51 2019-06-19

'The right answer is no': Graham rebukes Trump's willingness to take foreign dirt on rivals Sen. Lindsey Graham sharply rebuked President Donald Trump Thursday for saying he would likely take dirt on his 2020 opponents from a foreign government, though he also gave the president an out, call...
18:34 2019-06-13

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
09:17 2019-05-31

Botswana judges rule laws criminalising gay sex are unconstitutional Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
22:51 2019-06-11

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:51 2019-05-29

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
04:17 2019-05-29

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse...
05:34 2019-07-10

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:34 2019-05-27

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
16:00 2019-05-29

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
21:17 2019-05-30

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in s...
12:34 2019-06-05

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
21:00 2019-06-11

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
11:51 2019-06-28

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest reforms continues country’s social liberalisationIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming majority, continuing the country’s social liberal...
13:01 2019-05-26

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00 2019-05-21

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the...
22:51 2019-07-16

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:38 2019-05-21

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote...
00:34 2019-06-21

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
15:34 2019-05-21

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to conv...
02:34 2019-06-24

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A three-judge panel of Kenya’s High Court has upheld sections of the country’s penal code that criminalize same-sex relations. The judges’ unanimous ruling on F...
16:34 2019-05-24

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
14:51 2019-06-13

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:34 2019-06-17

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A judge found that Qualcomm, a giant in the computer chip industry, charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for use of its patents. The company said it would appeal....
15:00 2019-05-22

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
07:17 2019-06-05

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
22:34 2019-07-18

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Joe Biden’s Senate records could answer questions about his past actions — but he’s keeping them secret The former vice president’s records were expected for release this year but have been kept under wraps due to new terms announced just before his presidential campaign began....
01:17 2019-07-12

Zendesk launches Answer Bot API and mobile SDKs, rolls out Guide Enterprise improvements Zendesk's Answer Bot is now available in more places, including the web and mobile platforms. Meanwhile, Guide Enterprise has gained new features.Read More...
19:34 2019-06-12

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
23:34 2019-07-02

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
09:51 2019-06-06

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European...
10:51 2019-05-23

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
15:34 2019-06-11

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
01:01 2019-05-22

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a sin...
02:34 2019-07-12

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions fr...
04:00 2019-07-13

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights ex...
15:34 2019-05-21

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tue...
14:34 2019-06-04

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
11:51 2019-07-20

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Departme...
04:51 2019-05-29

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
21:51 2019-05-30

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest a...
03:34 2019-05-24

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from...
11:51 2019-05-22

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes...
20:51 2019-07-10

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.G...
16:17 2019-05-29

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired...
12:00 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the countr...
21:51 2019-07-11

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
10:17 2019-06-19

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that cr...
22:51 2019-06-11

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional ...
10:00 2019-05-26

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
16:17 2019-06-12

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
01:01 2019-06-01

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sa...
06:34 2019-07-17

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a diffe...
08:00 2019-05-28

'My time’s up, I’m sorry': Biden abruptly ends answer on civil rights record after Harris pummeling Joe Biden appeared intent to follow the rules while defending himself from an onslaught from Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris who attacked him on his civil rights record during Thursday night'...
12:34 2019-06-28

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (F...
16:17 2019-05-21

Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's Paper Girls might end up being Amazon's answer to Stranger Things Okay, so get this: There’s this series that’s been running for a few years now, right, about a bunch of tweens trying to live their lives in the 1980s Midwest, riding their bikes, shooting the shit, a...
03:00 2019-07-13

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market tha...
13:51 2019-07-16

Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week. White House attorneys cited "abs...
18:51 2019-06-22

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
19:17 2019-05-26

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing aborti...
01:51 2019-05-26

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary...
06:17 2019-07-10

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
10:51 2019-06-07

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting acces...
23:17 2019-06-12

Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations. The post Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex rela...
16:34 2019-05-24

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
08:17 2019-05-27

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 p...
10:51 2019-06-06

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legisla...
11:17 2019-07-05

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
15:51 2019-06-14

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
16:51 2019-07-09

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
06:51 2019-05-23

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of vi...
06:17 2019-07-04

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in ...
09:17 2019-06-05

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of ...
00:00 2019-05-29

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for T...
12:51 2019-07-19

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journal...
15:34 2019-05-27

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
02:00 2019-05-25

Chris Wallace Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television aud...
21:00 2019-06-28

Silicon Valley’s answer to the housing crises? Charging $1,200 for a bunk bed in a shared house | Arwa Mahdawi PodShare, a US startup that provides ‘co-living’ accommodation, claims to offer the change the industry needs. In fact, it is part of the problemSilicon Valley has rebranded the bunk bed. It is called...
18:17 2019-07-09

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tuesday claiming the state requires people from the U....
19:34 2019-07-03

Mom cracks down on medical misinformation (WPTV)  A Florida mother has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. “I’m autistic myself and I have three severe autistic child...
02:17 2019-05-29

Medical pot shrinks with legalization An Associated Press analysis finds that when states legalize both medical and non-medical marijuana, medical cannabis shrinks. The data show Oregon’s medical marijuana registry shrank the most, ...
07:51 2019-06-11

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
17:00 2019-06-15

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
16:51 2019-05-21

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers sp...
11:00 2019-07-18

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
03:34 2019-05-24

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
14:32 2019-05-21

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm...
05:17 2019-07-03

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of...
17:17 2019-06-20

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
11:51 2019-06-01

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
17:17 2019-06-21

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints o...
22:51 2019-05-29

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
22:34 2019-05-28

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
20:17 2019-05-24

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
09:51 2019-07-08

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifi...
17:00 2019-07-11

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
00:00 2019-06-11

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
03:17 2019-06-04

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of t...
22:51 2019-06-05

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Br...
17:17 2019-06-02

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican resta...
22:51 2019-06-27

Chris Matthews Asked Kamala Harris to Explain Why She Doesn't Hate White People. Here's the Answer [Corrected] Shortly after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) finished her cool-down exercises after forcing the former Pinky to Barack Obama’s Brain into submission with a Rear Naked Chokehold before a live television aud...
21:17 2019-06-28

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics a...
11:34 2019-06-06

Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine. With the Democrat’s signature Friday,...
23:17 2019-05-24

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:01 2019-07-10

Best medical alert systems of 2019 From 2012 to 2050, the number of US citizens over 65 years of age will almost double from just over 43 million to nearly 84 million according to the United States Census Bureau. While the baby boomers...
22:17 2019-06-22

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary changes and exercise. Learn more here....
22:34 2019-06-11

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
02:00 2019-05-29

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals bus...
10:00 2019-07-11

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
07:34 2019-07-08

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
18:17 2019-07-16

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against dr...
03:51 2019-05-29

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based ...
06:34 2019-06-06

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into h...
23:51 2019-07-08

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
16:34 2019-06-06

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, accordin...
07:17 2019-07-19

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravin...
00:17 2019-07-11

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
22:51 2019-07-12

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
10:17 2019-06-19

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the ...
16:51 2019-06-06

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women...
22:00 2019-06-05

Don't Take Medical Advice From an Anti-Abortion Fertility App The FEMM Period Ovulation Tracker looks like any other fertility app, asking you to log your menstruation data and promising “cutting edge science that helps you keep track of your health.” But the Gu...
18:17 2019-05-31

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable findings....
17:34 2019-07-01

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tourna...
07:17 2019-06-09

Thumbs Down Guy seeks help with medical bills after nearly dying Gary Dunaier, more famously known as the Thumbs Down Guy, racked up more than $30,000 in bills after a recent medical mishap.       ...
01:34 2019-06-28

WHO classifies 'burnout' as an official medical diagnosis While in years past it may have fallen between the cracks of medical conditions or given a different umbrella name, medical professionals can now make the legitimate diagnosis of “burnout.”...
01:01 2019-05-29

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a Now an Official Medical Condition, According to the WHO Nearly anywhere you go, it’s easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it&r...
15:34 2019-05-29

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rat...
03:34 2019-05-25

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling o...
10:17 2019-05-29

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to...
12:00 2019-07-11

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of personnel are healthy....
20:01 2019-07-03

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa quest...
21:34 2019-07-10

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the mainten...
08:17 2019-05-25

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more pat...
14:34 2019-07-10

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the result...
04:17 2019-06-20

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has ...
15:34 2019-07-11

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceut...
21:01 2019-05-26

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
21:34 2019-05-26

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
00:51 2019-05-29

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
11:00 2019-05-22

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up s...
16:34 2019-07-11

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
22:00 2019-07-03

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:17 2019-05-21

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry ...
00:17 2019-06-21

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into h...
07:17 2019-07-08

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several...
18:51 2019-05-27

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
04:00 2019-06-07

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to b...
23:00 2019-07-11

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a...
17:17 2019-06-10

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for ad...
15:34 2019-07-11

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were b...
23:51 2019-07-18

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescri...
13:17 2019-06-10

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to presc...
19:34 2019-06-12

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opio...
04:34 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opio...
02:51 2019-06-06

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
11:00 2019-07-18

California sues opioid maker Purdue Pharma SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general is suing the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin. The lawsuit filed Monday accuses Purdue Pharma of falsely promoting t...
21:34 2019-06-03

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US,...
05:01 2019-07-18

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
04:00 2019-07-04

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravin...
21:51 2019-07-09

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a po...
10:51 2019-06-29

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstate...
16:34 2019-05-31

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term...
21:00 2019-06-18

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:17 2019-07-18

Trans migrant dies in US custody after pleading for medical help Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
00:17 2019-06-04

The American Medical Association is no Longer Neutral on Abortion The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Donald Trump admini...
20:00 2019-07-01

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Sto...
20:17 2019-06-18

John Oliver: 'Our medical device system needs serious attention' Last Week Tonight delved into dangers involved with the $156bn industry that’s led to more than 80,000 deaths in the past decadeJohn Oliver has taken aim at the medical device industry and the many da...
23:34 2019-06-03

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:17 2019-07-02

Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue Enlarge / A seal that reads "US Public Health Service" adorns a building on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. (credit: Getty | Mark Wilson) President Trump perso...
00:51 2019-06-07

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain...
23:51 2019-06-19

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announced Monday that the applications for the new license...
18:34 2019-06-03

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan....
16:00 2019-06-17

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
22:34 2019-06-27

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93 Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help....
22:34 2019-07-11

Company pays off medical bill of TPD K9 who was stabbed twice in neck TUCSON – Every time an officer goes out on duty, they risk paying the ultimate price. This is no different for the K9 officers. But when they injured, who picks up the medical bills? In K9 Blitz...
23:34 2019-06-27

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
22:17 2019-06-21

NFL will cover Kendrick Norton’s medical bills after arm amputation The NFL will cover the medical bills for Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton, per ESPN, after a car accident resulted in the amputation of his left arm. Norton, who had signed with the Dolphins ...
22:51 2019-07-09

Fins' Caldwell takes medical leave for '19 season Dolphins assistant head coach Jim Caldwell is expected to be away from the team for the 2019 season "due to some medical complications that require my full attention."...
21:51 2019-07-13

U.S. exempts some medical, electronic devices from China tariffs The Trump administration will exempt 110 Chinese products, from medical equipment to key capacitors, from hefty tariffs, it said on Tuesday, offering relief to some U.S. firms which have said the taxe...
01:00 2019-07-10

GOP, Dems team up to address ‘surprise medical bills’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Those are the shockingly high charges insured patients can get h...
19:34 2019-05-23

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s p...
16:17 2019-07-10

NFL to pay all medical bills for Miami Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton The NFL is covering all medical bills for Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton after a serious car crash resulted in the amputation of his left arm....
11:51 2019-07-10

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but ...
15:34 2019-06-29

First 9/11 victim identified in nearly a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
05:00 2019-06-11

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, ...
22:51 2019-06-17