India sends food, medicine donation to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka received a first shipment of a $16 million humanitarian aid package from neighboring India to help mitigate severe shortages caused by the country’s worst economic crisis in recent memory By KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated Press May 23, 2022, 7:53 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article COLOMBO, Sri Lanka … Read more

New Jersey to start recreational marijuana sales April 21

Recreational marijuana sales in New Jersey for those 21 and older will begin April 21 By MIKE CATALINI Associated Press April 14, 2022, 9:35 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TRENTON, NJ — Recreational marijuana sales in New Jersey for those 21 and older will begin April 21, Democratic … Read more

Drug shortages persist in Russia after start of Ukraine war

First came the warnings, in messages among friends and families and on social media, to stock up on vital drugs in Russia before supplies were affected by crippling Western sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine. Then, some drugs indeed became harder to find at pharmacies in Moscow and other cities. “Not a single pharmacy in … Read more

Antihistamines May Help Treat Long Covid, Study Finds

A pharmacy technician grabs a bottle of drugs off a shelf at a pharmacy. photo: George Frey (Getty Images) In a new case report this week, medical professionals in California say that at least two of their patients have experienced substantial and rapid relief from their long covid symptoms with the help of over-the-counter antihistamines. … Read more