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Patients with severe illnesses can now begin enrolling in New York State's Medical Marijuana Program

Patients suffering from severe illnesses can now start getting enrolled in the Medical Marijuana Program of the New York State. The aim is to have the treatment accessible early coming month, however, a number of patients have said that they have already hit a huge roadblock.

A multiple... read more

Anyone below 18 years shouldn’t play football because of risks of long-term brain injury, Dr. Bennet Omalu argues

Dr. Bennet Omalu argued in a recent New York Times editorial that anybody below 18 years shouldn’t play football because of long-term brain injury risk. Forensic pathologist Omalu was the one who detected CTE in former Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster’s brain.

The discovery made... read more

Video Shows Some Clever Crows Making Tools to Catch Meal in Wild

Scientists recently captured footage of a group of clever crows that were caught making tools for hunting down their prey in the wild. The footage shows the New Caledonian corvids making hunting tools.

The footage was captured by a pair of researchers from the university of Exeter and... read more

More Americans Dying Due To Alcohol Addiction

A recent report has shown that alcohol is claiming higher number of lives in America. The rate at which people are dying due to alcohol consumption has not seen in past 35 years, according to a new federal data.

According to the report, in 2014, there were about 9.6 deaths from alcohol-... read more

More Trouble for Chipotle: Shares fall 5%, Analysts downgrading Ratings

Chipotle Mexican Grill has already closed some of its restaurants and says it has no clue on what’s sickening its customers. While the company was trying to figure out sources of first E. coli outbreak, it is hit by second outbreak with different strain.

The Centers for Disease Control... read more

Bariatric surgery Benefits: Cut diabetes and heart attack risk and keep fat off

Important information for 600 million people worldwide considered to obese, as per the World Health Organization. Bariatric surgery has been found to slash the risk of diabetes and heart attack while keeping fat off, unveils the largest comprehensive investigation of bariatric surgery.

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Kangaroo mother care may increase survival odds for Premature and underweight newborns

Now, a new research is supporting a practice known as ‘kangaroo care’ that the World Health Organization (WHO) has long encouraged to reduce infant mortality, especially in developing nations. The researchers have found that if premature and underweight newborns are kept with their bare chests... read more

A new Canadian study has shown that home births for women having low-risk pregnancies don't raise the risk of complications. However, in the US, home births do not follow similar standards as Canada. Thus experts said that it can be believed that results could vary here.  According to a new Canadian study, home births don't boost the risk of complications in the case of women with low-risk pregnancies. However, not all home births follow the same standards as Canada in the US, making experts mentioned that

A new Canadian study has shown that home births for women having low-risk pregnancies don't raise the risk of complications. However, in the US, home births do not follow similar standards as Canada. Thus experts said that it can be believed that results could vary here.

The huge study... read more

JAMA Pediatrics Releases Misleading

The Star Tribune has published an article regarding the JAMA Pediatrics study over association between autism and anti-depressants. The article states that women consuming antidepressants during pregnancy can result in autism spectrum disorders in the child. However, several drawbacks have been... read more

Hillary Clinton wants to make curing Alzheimer’s major issue for ones at disproportionate risk of developing it

In the US, deaths from Alzheimer’s have been exploding, and keeping in mind the same, Hillary Clinton is looking forward to make curing the disease a key issue for the women and minority voters facing a disproportionate risk of suffering from it.

On Tuesday, during her last campaign... read more

War-related stress disorders could haunt veterans years after return from battlefront

In a development that would definitely pose a challenge to health professionals who were upbeat on having conquered the condition, a study involving soldiers has shown an increase in the number of post-traumatic stress disorder cases. And this has come five years after the cases had dropped down... read more

Blue Bell Gives Christmas Present To Its Customers

The Texas-based ice cream company Blue Bell Creameries has announced that after being away from markets for eight months, its products will be back in the Louisiana markets on December 21 2015. The company had withdrawn all its ice creams from the market in April 2015 after the incidents of... read more

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