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Over 30 states in the U.S. allow marijuana use for qualifying health conditions. But are people really using it for the right reasons? That was the question lead author Kevin Boehnke and his colleagues wanted to find out in their...
Mere decades ago, saying porn in public might have resulted in sideways glances and quieted conversations. Now, porn is a mainstream pastime—and it ushers in several real-world problems. According to Men’s Health, the World Health Organization now recognizes porn...
Bigger and better is the name of the game for bodybuilders. For the sake of public show, bodybuilders will adhere to a strict weight training and diet routine that most people would find unnerving. But at some point, the...
A decade or so ago, someone spoke the word selfie as the first reference to a self-made portrait. The selfie era was born. And with it came thousands of self-portraits being uploaded to social media each year. Now, experts are...
The root cause of Alzheimer’s disease has baffled researchers for decades. But soon doctors may be able to detect certain disease markers with a simple blood test—a huge progression in understanding Alzheimer’s. The method was studied during new research conducted...
Recently, a 69-year-old woman died of a brain-eating amoeba. Want to know how doctors think she got it? They believe it had to do with a neti pot used one year earlier. Specifically, a new case study outlines the...
Although many states have legalized marijuana use, that doesn’t make using it safe for the road. However, a new study finds that many medical marijuana users still drive anyway. The study, published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence this month, highlighted...
Here in the safe arms of the United States, most people don’t have to worry about getting rabies. The deadly disease is monitored and kept in check by public health and animal experts nationwide. According to the Centers for...
The controversy between state and federal law related to medical marijuana continues. On Tuesday, December 4, John Flickner was evicted from his apartment in Niagara Falls, New York. The reason? Flickner had been using medical marijuana in his apartment,...
Last Thursday, President Trump signed off on the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, which states that the production and marketing of hemp is now legal. Other forms of cannabis with low THC amounts are also included in this change....