Addiction

4 men imprisoned for locking up children for 10 days at ‘internet addiction camp' in China

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

How the tables have turned.
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4 men who ran an internet addiction camp have reportedly been sentenced to prison after they locked children in solitary confinement for up to 10 days

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An internet addiction treatment facility in China placed children in solitary confinement for up to 10 days, according to a report from CNN . Four men from the detox-style camp...
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Diane Keaton shows off her massive collection of hats

Diane Keaton shows off her massive collection of hats

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

"As you can see I'm addicted, I have a problem."
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How Mexico's Drug Cartels are Profiting From the Pandemic

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Lockdown exacerbated addiction in the U.S., while in Mexico, cartels dig into their turfs with charity and curfews, and put violent pressure on a vulnerable government.
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A guide for companies that want to fight the stigma around opioid addiction

2 days ago   |   Fortune

While the entire globe has been focused on battling COVID-19, our nation's ongoing opioid crisis has not disappeared. In fact, it may be worsening. Early data from the Overdose...
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Using Marijuana While Pregnant Boosts Risk of Sleep Problems for Children

Using Marijuana While Pregnant Boosts Risk of Sleep Problems for Children

2 days ago   |   Psych Central

A new study warns pregnant women that if they use marijuana, their child is more likely to suffer sleep problems as much as a decade later. Published in Sleep Health: The...
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New class of safer analgesics discovered

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have discovered a new class of pipeline drugs to relieve pain and reduce fever without the danger of addiction or damage to the liver or kidneys.
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Trump-Not Biden-Has Helped Make Black Lives Better

3 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

I celebrated this New Year's Eve in Ghana, Africa. I'd grown up poor with a mom addicted to drugs but started this decade far from the South Side of Chicago and amongst some of...
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NYC real estate agent fired after run-ins with homeless neighbors

NYC real estate agent fired after run-ins with homeless neighbors

4 days ago   |   New York Post

A Hell's Kitchen real estate broker is looking for another job after a display of his distaste for the homeless people and drug addicts on his block got him fired. Scott Sobol...
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Fantasy baseball: Embrace these value pitchers in short season

Fantasy baseball: Embrace these value pitchers in short season

4 days ago   |   New York Post

So, we meet again. We're still in uncharted territory, and we're still dealing with a pandemic. We're still waiting for sports to return and, if you're like me, you're starting...
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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

Reopening schools "is important for the children & families," President Donald Trump said on Twitter. "May cut off funding if not open!” Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

The company said it lost 49% of net sales during March, April and May of this year compared to sales last year. Read more ...

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, impeachment witness, announces he will retire...

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, impeachment witness, announces he will retire from military

News of Vindman's retirement marks the culmination of a months-long saga dating back to his public impeachment testimony in November. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Trump administration in birth control opt-out case

Supreme Court sides with Trump administration in birth control opt-out case

The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the... Read more ...

Disney releases coronavirus safety measures with parks set to reopen

Disney releases coronavirus safety measures with parks set to reopen

Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom reopen this weekend after a four-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The reopening comes as Florida has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases. Read more ...