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Legalizing pot tied to less teen marijuana use

Marijuana legalization laws don’t appear to increase teen pot use and instead may have the opposite effect, a U.S. study suggests. To see how teen marijuana use compares in states with and without such laws, researchers examined survey data on substance use collected from 1.4 million adolescents between 1993 and 2017. During that period, 27… Read More »

Premature Babies Are Less Likely To Be Breastfed Says Study

Breastfed (Photo credit: Getty) Washington D.C, May 15: According to a recent study, ‘early term’ infants are less likely to be breastfed than full-term infants within the first hour and at one month after birth. The study also found that the early-term infants had lower exclusive breastfeeding and lower breastfeeding intensity during the first 72… Read More »

Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Treatment Advances Making Pancreatic Cancer a Less Deadly Disease

TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 — Advances in chemotherapy and cancer monitoring can dramatically extend the lives of almost one-third of pancreatic cancer patients with tumors previously considered inoperable, researchers report. It’s good news for patients with a particularly deadly form of cancer that’s been highlighted by the recent diagnosis of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek with… Read More »

Stretching: Less pain, other gains

As you get older, your toes may seem farther away. Stretching to reach them can take a lot more effort than it once did. But while it may be tempting to shrug and assume that losing flexibility is just a cost of aging, it’s nothing to take in stride. It can affect your balance and… Read More »