Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain tightens virus face mask rules

Spain on Tuesday tightened face masks rules, making them mandatory outdoors and in all public places.

Health

Open clinics aren't enough to ensure abortion access in Ohio

The number of abortion clinics in a state is not the only way to judge access to abortion care, says new research conducted by a consortium of research scholars from across Ohio, the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN), ...

Health

Government E-cigarette restrictions on marketing lower use

(HealthDay)—Comprehensive provincial restrictions on electronic cigarette marketing are associated with lower levels of exposure to marketing and lower prevalence of e-cigarette use, according to a Canadian study published ...

Medications

Switch to biosimilar drugs may pose legal challenges for doctors

The Alberta government's plan for many arthritis, diabetes and Crohn's disease patients to switch to less expensive medications by July 1 could create legal challenges for doctors, say two researchers at the University of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The verdict is in: Courtrooms seldom overrule bad science

A new, multiyear study published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI), a journal of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), finds that only 40% of the psychological assessment tools used in courts ...

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