Does medical marijuana decrease opioid use or boost it? –...

Washington PostOn Thursday, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted its support for the first marijuana-based drug, a treatment for two rare forms of epilepsy in children. As a cannabis-derived medicine moves closer to full FDA...

Meet the ‘exploding ant,’ which sacrifices itself for its colony...

Washington PostIt's not easy being a bug, especially one as small as an ant. The list of potential predators is lengthy for the diminutive creatures, so it's no wonder they've developed an arsenal of defense mechanisms ranging from painful bites...

Just one concussion could increase Parkinson’s risk – WDBJ7

WDBJ7If you've ever had a mild concussion, your risk of developing Parkinson's disease goes up by 56 percent, a new study of more than 300,000 U.S. veterans suggests. "Upwards of 40 percent of adults have had a traumatic brain injury...

Universities meet growing demand with Weed 101 – CNN

CNN(CNN) As the first executive director and general manager of the city of Los Angeles' Department of Cannabis Regulation, Cat Packer will lay the legal foundation for how the United States' second-largest city handles marijuana. But it wasn't until ...and...

New species of ‘exploding ants’ discovered in Southeast Asia –...

Fox NewsFifteen new species of “exploding ants” – including one entirely new to science – have been discovered in Southeast Asia, Gizmodo reported, citing the results of a survey published Thursday in the science journal ZooKeys. These new species, dubbed...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions – WTHR

WTHRTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions – WTHR

WTHRTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal restrictions and public...

Man donates kidney to high school classmate, 50 years after...

The Week MagazineThere was no hesitation — when Charlie Ball heard that his old high school classmate Kenneth Walker needed a kidney, he volunteered to donate if a match. High School classmates at Archbishop Carroll 50 years ago. Today Charlie...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions – Chattanooga...

Chattanooga Times Free PressTRENTON, N.J. — The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of...

‘Super Bowl of lung cancer immunotherapy’ – Nantucket Island Inquirer

Nantucket Island InquirerLung cancer is the second-most-common malignancy in the United States, after breast cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that 234,000 people will be diagnosed with the disease this year, and 154,050 will die of it. Patients with newly...

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