Explaining to people that there are effective treatments and therapies to overcome their addiction could be more productive.
He says the Sarawak Veterinary Services Department has issued a circular prohibiting such imports but state government is ignoring it.
Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while hundreds of buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged.
In wealthier parts of the world the anti-vaccine movement has seen measles outbreak spike.
MySMA, an alliance of individuals and organisations advocating for Spinal Muscular Atrophy says relevant authorities must do more to help children with this disease.
The artist said he has been feverishly making music since his diagnosis with the incurable condition inclusion body myositis.
Petpositive's Anthony Thanasayan says it is the kindest thing to do, provided shelters can be found for the stray dogs.
Save the Children said that it had been forced to bring supplies for the north of the country through the southern port of Aden, significantly slowing aid deliveries.
China has reported more than 50 cases of the highly contagious disease.
The "Legally Blonde" and "Cruel Intentions" star reveals she has chronic central nervous system disease.
The child was never immunised for disease because her parents were against it.
The latest outbreak is the 10th in DR Congo since Ebola was first detected there in 1976.
There are fears that vast numbers of decomposing bodies could still be buried beneath Petobo and Balaroa -- two areas virtually wiped off the map.
More than a thousand people may still be missing in the seaside city on Sulawesi island after the region was hit by a powerful quake and a wall of water, with the official death toll now at 1,571.
Exercise combined with a healthy diet can also help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol.
The latest outbreak of the virus is 10th to strike DR Congo since 1976.
China's hog outbreak raises concerns for its pork industry.
Zhejiang is the fourth region to discover the infection and the furthest from the original outbreak in Shenyang, the capital of northeastern Liaoning province.
The threat of disease outbreaks is now a primary concern, with carcasses in flood waters raising fears of health risks to the state’s nearly 34 million population.
Consuming alcohol while on medication can impair one’s motor skills, and intensify the side effects of many drugs.
Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says 2,200 cases of HFMD have been detected in Sabah so far and that every week about 73 new cases are detected nationwide.
Health DG Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says all states except Sabah and Sarawak have shown an increase in the number of HFMD cases this year.
State Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin urges calm as disease is rarely fatal although 2,000 cases reported since January.
According to UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé, new AIDS infections have not fallen at an acceptable rate.