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What's up with medical marijuana

Posted: 03/06/2014 - With 20 U.S. states allowing medical marijuana, and others weighing its medicinal or recreational use, advocates of looser laws on weed appear to have the advantage.

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Free pills from friends driving painkiller abuse: Study

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.

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Child goes on 'bucket list' trip before he goes blind

Posted: 03/03/2014 - Faced with the grim reality that 12 year old son Louie will soon lose the ability to see the world around him, a New Zealand family decided to embark on an international sightseeing tour.

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Group warns almost 500 products contain chemical found in yoga mats

Updated: 02/28/2014 - Subway made news earlier in February when the sandwich chain announced it was removing a chemical called azodicarbonamide (ADA), which is used to make yoga mats, from North American formulations of bread. But now, a consumer advocacy group is warning people that almost 500 more food items on the market have this same compound.

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Could eating fried foods lead to Alzheimer's?

Posted: 02/25/2014 - Eating BBQ or snacking on those fries may increase your chance of developing Alzheimer’s, a new study suggests. The culprit may be a chemical released when foods commonly found in U.S. diets are heated.

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Harold Ramis dies: What is autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis?

Posted: 02/24/2014 - Harold Ramis passed away at the age of 69 due to complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. The writer, actor and director had been diagnosed with the disease just four years prior to his death. Autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis is a disease that causes inflammation of the blood vessels.

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