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Startups Launch Into California’s Marijuana Industry

Startups Launch Into California's Marijuana Industry

As local municipalities grapple with the legalities of enforcing and regulating a newly legalized industry, business ideas continue to flow from the Bay Area’s startup crowd.Photo Credit: Bloom Farms This story uses [Read entire story]

2017 Xtreme Eating Awards Announced by The Center for Science in the Public Interest

2017 Xtreme Eating Awards Announced by The Center for Science in the Public Interest

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its 2017 Xtreme Eating awards. Most people wouldn't dream of eating five bacon double cheeseburgers from Burger King all at once, but at Buffalo... [Read entire story]

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a ‘Major Public Health’ Crisis

Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported.Researchers from the Hebrew University...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Chipotle Says Norovirus Outbreak Due to Lax Sick Policy

Chipotle Mexican Grill said Tuesday that the recent norovirus outbreak in a Virginia restaurant was due to a lax enforcement of the company's sick policy, CNBC reported."We conducted a thorough investigation...Photo [Read entire story]

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

6 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Cute puppies and furry cats make great additions to the family, and they can even help boost their owners' health. Studies show that animals can help people make healthy choices and lead positive lifestyles.Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology... [Read entire story]

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania

The health care debate played out inside the home of a Pennsylvania family with a child suffering from a a rare neuromuscular disorder as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be...Photo [Read entire story]

Texas Coffee Recalled for Viagra-Like Ingredient

Coffee from a North Texas company was recently recalled for containing an ingredient similar to the drug in Viagra, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.Bestherbs Coffee LLC, in Grand Prairie...Photo Credit: FDA [Read entire story]

What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs

What Competing in the Tour de France Can Do to Your Legs

Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski gave his Instagram followers a glimpse into the toll that riding 1,758 miles can take on one’s body.On Tuesday, after riding in the 16th stage of the Tour de France, Poljanski...Photo [Read entire story]

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

Connecticut Doctor Arrested While Feds Search for Other in Major Health Fraud Scheme

One Connecticut doctor has been arrested and federal officials are searching for another in connection with an investigation that authorities are calling the largest health care fraud enforcement action by...Photo [Read entire story]

County Fairs ‘Not Likely’ to Pursue Cannabis Sales in 2018

County Fairs ‘Not Likely’ to Pursue Cannabis Sales in 2018

From HempCon, one of the biggest medical marijuana trade shows in the world to Northern California’s Cannabis Cup, run by High Times magazine, county fairgrounds have been hosting cannabis fairs for more than a... [Read entire story]

Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

Major Health Care Changes in the Senate GOP Bill

Senate Republican leaders released a new version of their health care bill on Thursday and they hope to vote on it as soon as next week. Here’s what you need to know about how it would affect your health...Photo [Read entire story]

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

Dayton Hospital Calls on Volunteers to Cuddle Opioid Babies

As the opioid epidemic grips Ohio, one Dayton hospital is making sure their youngest victims are in good hands. Each year, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital see an average of 90... [Read entire story]

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," died suddenly this week at the age of 39. The actor struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Actor’s Death Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone

Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on the HBO series "True Blood," died suddenly this week at the age of 39. The actor struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for many years,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Coffee Drinkers Seem to Live Longer, According to Researchers

Coffee Drinkers Seem to Live Longer, According to Researchers

Go ahead and order that second cup.Studies have found that people who frequently enjoy a cup of joe could live longer lives, according to researchers at the University of Southern California."We cannot... [Read entire story]

Brain Reacts Differently to Food in Bulimia Nervosa: UCSD

Brain Reacts Differently to Food in Bulimia Nervosa: UCSD

Researchers at UC San Diego have found that the brains of individuals with bulimia nervosa react differently to food rewards.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Insurer Profits Up Under Obamacare: Report

Insurer Profits Up Under Obamacare: Report

Insurer profits are up this year in Obamacare’s individual exchanges, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.NBC News reports the analysis found insurance companies are paying a...Photo [Read entire story]

As Drug Resistance Evolves, Gonorrhea Is Getting Harder to Treat

As Drug Resistance Evolves, Gonorrhea Is Getting Harder to Treat

Gonorrhea infections are becoming harder and harder to treat, according to new data published by the World Health Organization.The WHO found that ciprofloxacin and azithromyc – two drugs commonly used to treat...Photo [Read entire story]

Morning Recovery: New Drink Aims to Cure Hangovers

Throbbing headaches, stomach pain, light and sound sensitivity usually don’t make for good business – except when it comes to Sisun Lee. The former Tesla and Facebook employee has spent months throwing...Photo [Read entire story]