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Cannabis oil stopped his seizures but may keep him from his football dream
Sat, 26 May 2018 00:17:42 GMT
A high school football player who takes cannabis oil to prevent his seizures has been ruled ineligible to play in college, a decision that has sparked outrage from advocates, lawmakers and sports fans.
More than 228,000 pounds of Spam, other products recalled
Sun, 27 May 2018 21:01:28 GMT
More than 228,000 pounds of Hormel Spam and other canned meat products are being recalled because they might contain shards of metal, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Missing CDC worker's death was a suicide by drowning, medical examiner rules
Wed, 23 May 2018 18:05:40 GMT
The CDC worker who was missing for nearly two months before his body was found in a river in Atlanta died of suicide by drowning, the Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak told CNN Wednesday.
Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case
Thu, 24 May 2018 22:52:48 GMT
A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson and other companies with a $25.75 million verdict, saying the company was negligent and did not warn consumers about possible health risks from its Baby Powder.
Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:35:06 GMT
A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids.
The animals that children grow up with worldwide
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:01:29 GMT
Pets around the world include bunnies, birds, and beetles. Here is just a sampling of the animals that some children across the globe grow up with.
Using a CPAP machine can improve sex lives for some, study says
Thu, 24 May 2018 15:03:06 GMT
Regular use of a continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP machine could improve the sex lives of people with obstructive sleep apnea -- especially women, a new study says.
Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warns
Thu, 17 May 2018 17:02:31 GMT
Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water -- such as pools and hot tubs -- between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government report. During that 15-year period, a total of 493 outbreaks linked to treated recreational water were reported in 46 states and Puerto Rico, the report indicates.
A 'confidence code' for girls: 5 ways to build up our daughters
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:37:16 GMT
If there's one quality I want my girls to have more than any other, it is confidence.
Why you should start eating the Nordic diet
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:49:14 GMT
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits.
Lawsuits allege dancing doctor was negligent
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:04:48 GMT
At least seven lawsuits have been filed against a surgeon in Georgia who shared videos of herself dancing on YouTube during surgery while patients are in view and under anesthesia. The suits claim she is unqualified and her behavior resulted in poor outcomes including brain damage.
What we know about the possible 'sonic attacks' in Cuba and now China
Wed, 23 May 2018 16:40:50 GMT
The US State Department is looking into what could be a new "sonic attack" in China, "similar to what happened in Cuba" over a year ago, a US diplomatic official told CNN.
As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:25:18 GMT
The Nipah virus outbreak in India's southern state of Kerala is suspected to have spread to the neighboring state of Karnataka, where two people are being tested for it, a health official told CNN.
Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:19:18 GMT
Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do list, but tell them you're sleeping in this weekend. Science says it may help you live longer, especially if you don't get enough rest during the week.
Ebola 101: Causes, symptoms, transmission and outbreaks
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:49:22 GMT
The deadly Ebola virus is snatching headlines once again as the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak since its discovery more than four decades ago.
Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions
Thu, 24 May 2018 13:41:55 GMT
Mussels in Puget Sound test positive for opioids
Sat, 26 May 2018 01:15:05 GMT
Shellfish in the Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean along the northwest coast of Washington, tested positive for the prescription opioid oxycodone.
Her search for new lungs begins with changed heart
Wed, 23 May 2018 17:20:17 GMT
Claire Wineland vowed she wouldn't have a lung transplant, but her decline from cystic fibrosis made her reconsider. Now she's fighting for a chance at survival.
Fear and failure: How Ebola sparked a global health revolution
Sat, 26 May 2018 13:41:44 GMT
It is what fear sounds like.
What you need to know about lethal Nipah virus
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:21:41 GMT
A little-known virus causing deaths in a southern Indian state has become a global cause for concern seemingly overnight.
Ways to pay your respects on Memorial Day
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:26:34 GMT
Memorial Day is meant to be one of the most solemn American holidays.
Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill about 26 million people
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:30:38 GMT
Nebraska State Patrol seized nearly 120 pounds of the drug fentanyl -- enough to kill about 26 million people.
The 'Show Dogs' controversy and teaching children consent
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:43:13 GMT
"Show Dogs" is a new a children's film in which the main character, a Rottweiler police dog, is pressured into having his genitals examined by a dog show judge. Should this have come out before #MeToo turned our communal attention to the ubiquity of sexual abuse and harassment, the inclusion of this plot line would have been regrettable. The fact that it happened afterward is mind-boggling.
Did witnesses fail USC women in care of 'predator' gynecologist?
Fri, 25 May 2018 18:06:43 GMT
As lawsuits mount against the University of Southern California and a former gynecologist who worked at the school, so do the outrage and demand for answers.
The infamous murderer's prison escape that inspired a near-impossible ultramarathon
Sat, 26 May 2018 11:48:12 GMT
Fifty years ago, a career criminal named James Earl Ray traveled from Atlanta to Memphis, stalking the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights leader was there to energize a strike of sanitation workers asking for better working conditions and higher pay. Ray was there to assassinate him.
Younger American women more likely to get lung cancer than men
Thu, 24 May 2018 17:27:49 GMT
Historically, men have been more likely to develop lung cancer than women in the United States, but new research indicates that this sex-based trend has flipped, with the greatest shift occurring among whites and some Hispanics born after the mid-1960s. Overall, younger women are now more likely to get lung cancer than men of the same age, the study authors say.
A germ-free childhood could trigger leukemia, scientist suggests
Tue, 22 May 2018 16:14:22 GMT
Germ-free childhoods followed by infections later in life can trigger the onset of childhood leukemia, a new study suggests.
Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:48:31 GMT
With a drop of a pan, Shalom Blac's life changed forever.
FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren't safe for children
Wed, 23 May 2018 19:42:56 GMT
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine.
Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for summer
Sat, 26 May 2018 01:40:42 GMT
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Jennifer Slone wants you to know that bug bites are more than just itchy. They can be deadly.