Las personas con trastornos por consumo de sustancias (especialmente las que tienen que ver con los opiáceos o el tabaco) corren un riesgo significativamente mayor de contraer COVID-19. Es más, también son más propensos a desarrollar un caso grave del virus y morir, según un nuevo estudio financiado por los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por su sigla en inglés). Además, estos hallazgos ...

LOS ANGELES - Andres Ramirez doesn't know who scrawled the words "SHUT DOWN THE PLANT" across a cinder-block wall outside Valley Generating Station, where red and white smokestacks tower over the northeast corner of the San Fernando Valley. But in a neighborhood burdened by dozens of landfills, recycling centers, junkyards, trucking companies and other noisy and polluting industrial facilities ...

(The Center Square) - A grand jury in Louisville, Ky., on Wednesday declined to indict any law enforcement officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. The only charges returned came against a former officer whose shots entered a neighboring apartment. 

MOSCOW - Unrest erupted once again on the streets of the Belarusian capital of Minsk on Wednesday after a swearing-in ceremony that reinstalled longtime leader Alexander Lukashenko as president. Videos seen by dpa showed security forces positioning themselves on the streets, pushing crowds back and driving groups apart. Police used water cannon on the crowd in the city center and there were a ...