Drinking a little alcohol won’t kill you before someone who has never had a drink

Drinking a little alcohol won’t kill you before someone who has never had a drink

First, the good news: A pinch of alcohol here and there probably won’t kill you. But it won’t help you live longer either. For a study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open, researchers attempted to make sense of years of conflicting evidence on the health effects of alcohol. Some research suggests that drinking … Read more

Russia could plant strategic nuclear weapons in Belarus, leader says

Russia could plant strategic nuclear weapons in Belarus, leader says

Belarusian President says Russian strategic nuclear weapons could be deployed in his country along with part of Russian tactical nuclear arsenal By YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press March 31, 2023, 7:27 a.m. ET • 3 minute read TALLINN, Estonia — Russian strategic nuclear weapons could be deployed in Belarus along with part of Russia’s tactical nuclear … Read more

Ukraine points to success in Bakhmut defense

Ukrainian commanders on Friday touted their latest successes in holding back Russian forces in Bakhmut, as they continue to defend the town in eastern Ukraine despite dwindling ammunition stockpiles and pressure from some Western officials to that they withdraw. Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskiy, commander of Ukraine’s ground forces, said time was working against Russia as … Read more

My weekly Covid tests continue

March 29, 2023 4:14 pm ET A Covid-19 antigen rapid test kit in Canton, Georgia on May 1. Photo: Robin Rayne/Zuma Press It’s 2023, and I still have to take a Covid test every week. When Covid vaccines first became available two years ago, my rheumatologist, dermatologist and primary care physician were all concerned that … Read more

FBI documents give new insight into Las Vegas shooter’s mindset

LAS VEGAS — The high-stakes gambler who carried out modern America’s deadliest mass shooting, killing 60 people and injuring hundreds more in Las Vegas, was apparently angry with the way casinos played him. were dealing despite his high roller status, according to a playmate whose interview with the FBI is detailed in hundreds of pages … Read more

What is the next step in Netanyahu’s judicial reform?

Israel’s “judicial revolution,” in which its high court claimed extraordinary powers, did not happen overnight. As the Israeli right has now learned, this will not be undone in a day either. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s suspension of judicial reform legislation has demoralized right-wing Israelis, who complain that even when they win elections, they are not … Read more

Wall Street Journal reporter arrested in Russia for spying

Last updated: March 30, 2023 at 4:22 a.m. ET First published: March 30, 2023 at 4:15 a.m. ET MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s top security agency said a Wall Street Journal reporter was arrested for spying. The Federal Security Service (FSB), the main internal security and counterintelligence agency that succeeds the Soviet-era KGB, said on Thursday … Read more

Taiwan president lands in US under threats from China

NEW YORK – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in New York on Wednesday for her first visit to the United States in more than three years, amid threats from Beijing that American politicians who engage with her could trigger retaliation. not specified. Her visit until Friday offers Ms Tsai a rare opportunity to dominate the … Read more

Dogs and cats linked to reduced food allergies in children

Children with dogs and cats at home were less likely to develop food allergies than other children, according to a study published Wednesday. The study, led by Dr Hisao Okabe of Fukushima Medical University, followed more than 66,000 children who were part of the Japan Children’s Environment Study. By analyzing questionnaires, researchers tracked pet exposure … Read more

Zelensky urges Chinese Xi to visit Ukraine

Mr. Zelensky’s overtures are a test of China’s efforts to expand its influence on the world stage while maintaining Beijing’s claim of neutrality in the war in Ukraine. Xi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow last week on a visit that reaffirmed the countries’ economic and political partnership. Today, kyiv seeks to counter Russia’s … Read more