COVID19

France has banned online sales of nicotine substitutes, and limited sales in pharmacies. The idea is to prevent a run on nicotine replacements, after a widely reported study from a Paris hospital found smokers...
The good news is that the pandemic shows “science works.” The bad news? Global warming may be far more dangerous than a pandemic. Nestled in the forest behind a guard house just north of the border...
California, New Jersey and New York have made nursing homes accept Covid-19 patients from hospitals. Residents and workers fear the policy is risking lives. Neal Nibur has lived in a nursing home for about a year,...
Agency says the drug is linked to cardiac dangers and shouldn’t generally be used against coronavirus The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients and doctors that two malaria drugs touted by President Trump for use against the...
Scientists believe nicotine might protect against coronavirus. There’s not much to laugh about these days, but the news that smokers might be protected from Covid-19 is certainly one of them. With study after study showing that...
An expected drop in greenhouse gas emissions linked to the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is only “short-term good news”, the head of the UN weather agency said on Wednesday.  “This drop of emissions of...
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Under assault by a killer pandemic and crushed by public health’s response, it has become the mantra of the moment: “We are all in this together!” While this statement is heartfelt, do governmental actions in...
Study – which stresses serious health risks of smoking – suggest substance in tobacco may lower risk of getting coronavirus French researchers are planning to test nicotine patches on coronavirus patients and frontline health workers after...
After a study showed hydroxychloroquine boosted death rates in COVID-19 patients, the president’s favorite network is suddenly hush-hush on the drug—or attacking the research itself. As the coronavirus swept across the U.S. last month, top hosts...
Fox News staffers also backed away from promoting drug after a recent US trial did not go well Donald Trump and conservative supporters have backed away from hyping the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential cure for...