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Injecting drugs in public places linked to a higher risk of HIV, hepatitis C and overdose, Scottish survey finds

Lack of safer drug consumption facility impeding efforts to control HIV outbreak among Glasgow drug users People who inject drugs in public places in Scotland are much more likely to have HIV or hepatitis C and are at higher risk of overdose and skin and soft tissue infections caused by injecting, a survey of drug… Read More »

Artist reveals Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Turkey — which are promptly removed

A Russian artist known for his satirical portrayals of Vladimir Putin revealed new works featuring the Russian president in Istanbul on Saturday, according to a report. Alexander Donskoy unveiled four large paintings in Turkey which were meant to portray Putin as a hero — but authorities in Istanbul quickly removed the art, Reuters reported. The… Read More »