First Ever Study Explores CBD and Cannabis for COVID Related Anxiety – Cannabis Radio

First ever Study Explores CBD and Cannabis for COVID-19-Related Anxiety – And You Can Be Part of It! The Cannabinoid Anxiety Relief Education Study (C.A.R.E.S.) is a first of its…

Teenager Stages Protest on an Arctic Ice Floe

In the world’s most northerly climate strike, Mya-Rose Craig, a passionate ornithologist and nature, climate and equal rights campaigner, was photographed protesting on an ice floe at the Arctic ice…

Wax Sculpture Melting in Florida to Raise Climate Change Awareness

Sept. 25 (UPI) — A wax sculpture of a man and his granddaughter is being left to melt outside a Florida city hall to raise awareness of the dangers of…

California Will House Transgender Inmates by Gender Identity

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity By ADAM BEAM Associated Press September 27, 2020, 4:39…

Weighted Blankets Can Decrease Insomnia Severity

Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved…

COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 200,000 in United States

Enlarge this image The U.S. hit a tragic milestone Tuesday, recording more than 200,000 coronavirus deaths. Here, Chris Duncan, whose 75-year-old mother, Constance, died from COVID-19 on her birthday, visits…

Amazon Launches Climate-Friendly Program to Sell Sustainable Products

The Week This is what an American coup looks like President Trump’s campaign is reportedly in discussion with state and national Republicans to “bypass election results and appoint loyal electors…

Severe Mental Illnesses Often Overlooked in Hospital Admissions

Severe mental illness diagnoses often get missed in patients hospitalized for physical health problems, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 13,800 adults in Britain who were…

Rice Brand Uncle Ben’s Changing Logo to Avoid Racist Connotations

The owners of Uncle Ben’s rice are the latest corporation to take a long, hard look at the racist connotations of their product’s name and logo. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)…

Lady Gaga and Mother Offer Advice on Opening Up About Mental Health

CLOSE Lady Gaga released behind-the-scenes footage on Instagram from her and Ariana Grande’s music video for “Rain on Me.” USA TODAY Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, are getting candid…

U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Due to Anti-Black Bias, Study Estimates

Loading the player… Ongoing protests sparked by the death of George Floyd have reignited a national discussion around the systemic racial discrimination in the country. To add insult to injury,…

California Sets Goal to Ban Gas Cars and Trucks by 2035

1 / 2 California sets goal to ban sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles starting in 2035 FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in…

Ginsburg's Empathy Born of Jewish History and Discrimination

In the Jewish tradition, burials usually take place within 24 hours of death. But Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18, was lying in state nearly a week later Thursday…

Climate Change: China Aims for “Carbon Neutrality by 2060”

China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced. Mr Xi outlined the steps when speaking via videolink to…

Pandemic Triggered Global Mental Health Crisis for Women, Poll Suggests

Coronavirus has unleashed a mental health crisis for women around the world, a first-of-its-kind study has found. Women were almost three times more likely to say their mental health has…

Prince Charles Calls for Military-Like Marshall on Climate

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change poses such a severe threat that the world’s only option is to adopt a military-style response reminiscent of the U.S. Marshall Plan to rebuild post-war…

Alabama Archives Faces Its Legacy As Confederate “Attic”

1 / 4 Racial Injustice Confederate Archives Steve Murray, director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History, looks through boxes containing archival materials in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday, Aug.…

World Split on Urgency of Climate Change, Global Poll Suggests

There’s growing concern among citizens all over the world about climate change, according to a new global poll. But respondents had very different attitudes to the level of urgency required…

U.S. Justice Dept. Labels New York City, Portland, “Anarchist Jurisdictions”

Sept. 21 (UPI) — The Justice Department on Monday labeled New York City, Portland, Ore., and Seattle as “anarchist jurisdictions” to be evaluated for possible cuts in federal funding for…

Most Americans, Republicans Included, Say Wait to Replace Ginsburg

By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – A majority of Americans, including many Republicans, want the winner of the November presidential election to name a successor to Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

Ginsburg's Impact on Women Spanned Age Groups, Backgrounds

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure, there were the RBG bobbleheads, the Halloween getups, the lace collars, the workout videos. The “I dissent” T-shirts, the refrigerator magnets, the onesies for babies…

EU Plans to Crack Down on Racism in “Moment of Reckoning”

1 / 3 EU plans to crack down on racism in ‘moment of reckoning’ Media conference on EU anti-racism Action Plan at EC HQ in Brussels By Marine Strauss BRUSSELS…

Anita Hill Reflects on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Gender Equality Legacy

Enlarge this image Anita Hill speaks onstage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in October 2018 in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption toggle caption…

The U.S. Police Department That Decided to Hire Social Workers

The Alexandria police chief, Mike Ward, was “sick and tired” of sending his officers to respond to 911 calls that they lacked the skills and time to handle. In this…

Is an Algorithm Less Racist Than a Loan Officer?

Brennan Johnson, left, and Trevor McIntosh, who secured a mortgage for their home through Better.com, in front of their home in Wheat Ridge, Colo., August 18, 2020. (Benjamin Rasmussen/The New…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Pictures and Her Own Words

Ginsburg: “When contemplated in its extreme, almost any power looks dangerous” US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has died of cancer at the age of 87, was a…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, Leaves Lasting Legacy on U.S. High Court

CLOSE Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87. Ginsburg is most noted for her lifelong fight for equality for women. USA TODAY Supreme Court Associate Justice…

Tributes Pour in to a “Warrior for Gender Equality”

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tributes are being paid to US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a “warrior for gender equality” who has died of cancer at…

Should Police Be Asked to Help People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis?

CLOSE Four Houston police officers have been fired after the shooting death of a man whose family says he was having a mental health crisis. Video Elephant Daniel Prude was…

Idaho “No-Masker” Pastor Hospitalized with COVID-19

Paul Van Noy, senior pastor at Candlelight Church in Coeur d’Alene, has spent two weeks in the hospital with a Covid-19 diagnosis, ministry coordinator Eric Reade confirmed to CNN. Five…

U.N. Food Chief Urges Rich to Help Keep Millions from Starving

The World Food Program chief warns that millions of people are closer to starvation because of the deadly combination of conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic By EDITH M.…

The Psychology of Why Some College Students Break COVID-19 Rules

But those collegiate rites of passage aren’t possible if they’re largely confined to an extra-long twin bed in a stuffy dorm room, peering out at the world through barred windows.…

Facebook's Role in Spreading Climate Change Misinformation

CLOSE At a wildfires briefing in California Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials urged President Donald Trump to accept that “climate change is real.” Trump replied: “It’ll start…

More Than 240 U.S. Schools Are Named After Confederate Leaders

More than 240 schools across the US are named in honor of Confederate leaders, according to the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI). Approximately half of those schools serve students that are…

White House Appoints Climate Change Skeptic to Key Environment Post

President Trump has tapped a climate skeptic to help run the federal agency charged with overseeing the government’s research on climate change. David Legates, a professor of climatology at the…

Racial Discrimination Remains Major Factor in U.S. Executions

Sept. 15 (UPI) — The Death Penalty Information Center said in a new analysis Tuesday that racial discrimination in the United States has played a prominent role in the administration…

Investors Call for Climate Disclosures in Company Accounts

TipRanks 3 “Strong Buy” Healthcare Stocks With Major Catalysts Approaching Reflecting the ultimate risk and reward, healthcare stocks are capable of delivering big returns at what feels like the drop…

Indigenous Protesters in Colombia Topple Conquistador's Statue

The equestrian figure of the conquistador was beheaded by crowds Indigenous protesters in Colombia have toppled a statue of Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar in the south-western city of Popayán.…

Attorney General Barr Likens Virus Lockdown to Slavery

The comments came minutes after he slammed the hundreds of Justice Department prosecutors working beneath him, equating them to preschoolers, in a defense of his own politically tuned decision making…

Transgender Activist Wins Delaware State Senate Primary

McBride won over 91% of the vote for the Democratic primary in Delaware’s 1st District, according to the Delaware Department of Elections. “Tonight sends a powerful signal that candidates like…

Why Do Women Appear to Bear the Brunt of Ageism at Work?

Tricia Cusden set up her make-up business when she was in her 60s “As soon as women show any visible signs of ageing, they are viewed as not only less…

Fox News Poll Shows Trump Losing to Biden on “Mental Soundness”

Likely voters believe that Democratic nominee Joe Biden is more mentally sound that President Donald Trump, according to a recently-released Fox News poll. The survey of likely 1,191 likely voters…

Google Aims to Run on Carbon-Free Energy by 2030

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border More By…

U.S. President Questions Climate Science During Wildfire Briefing

“I don’t think science knows, actually,” Trump said at a Monday briefing with officials in McClellan Park, California, with a laugh. He told Wade Crowfoot, secretary of California’s Natural Resources…

COVID-19 Pandemic Takes Heavy Toll on Mental Health of Young Adults

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a harsh toll on the mental health of young Americans, according to a new poll that finds adults under 35 especially likely to report negative…