Health

Study looks at sugar-sweetened beverage taxes

A new research study out of the University of Nevada, Reno's School of Community Health Sciences has just been published by the American Journal of Public Health and addresses state preemption of local sugar-sweetened beverage ...

Addiction

One way some drug prosecutions may be hurting public health

A recent analysis raises concerns that prosecutions under so-called "drug-induced homicide" (DIH) laws may be exacerbating public health problems. The work focused on one North Carolina county, but highlights the need for ...

Medications

Thailand takes kratom off illegal drug list

Thailand on Tuesday decriminalised kratom, a tropical leaf long used as a herbal remedy but which some health regulators around the world have criticised as potentially unsafe.

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