NY to Broaden Medical Marijuana Program

Under the new regulations, the DOH is also loosening restrictions on advertising at dispensaries and "clarifying laboratory testing methods". The department is working with course providers to create a two-hour certification course that can be taken ... More..

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Minnesota coach PJ Fleck surprises walk-on with scholarship in incredible way
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Minnesota coach PJ Fleck surprises walk-on with scholarship in incredible way

The coach told the team Kyle had been eyeing up Minnesota's new T-shirt cannon and he was going to have Kyle test it out in the room by launching a shirt at Juenemann. "He could easily just not do it and nobody...More..

London mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

London mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

Contact your healthcare provider if you have symptoms of a possible West Nile virus infection, especially if you recently had mosquito bites. July was a wet month with numerous storms and heavy rainfall. "Howev...More..

Congressional task force backs declaring opioid epidemic a national emergency
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Congressional task force backs declaring opioid epidemic a national emergency

By getting doctors to prescribe opioids more responsibly, the commission aims to pull back the original source of the current drug overdose crisis. "I have to say this in all fairness, this is a worldwide p...More..

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans

The world has a big organ shortage problem: nearly 120,000 people are now waiting for a transplant in the USA, and more than 20 people die each day waiting for a new organ. Researchers in the U.S. used the prec...More..

Truck full of frozen pizza crashes, shuts down Arkansas highway
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Truck full of frozen pizza crashes, shuts down Arkansas highway

Arkansas Online had plenty of footage from the crash on Interstate 30 in Little Rock, and thank goodness no one was injured. Straessle said the spilled pizzas baked in the summer heat. Oh, and this video of ...More..

Vitamin B3 could help prevent birth defects
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Vitamin B3 could help prevent birth defects

A genomic analysis revealed that both parents carried a mutation in a gene involved in the production of NAD - a vital molecule that contributes to energy production, DNA fix, and cell communication. "What is m...More..

Metallica Share Preview of Their 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Metallica Share Preview of Their 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode

The heavy metal legends recently became the latest band to ride around in a auto singing along to some of their greatest and most beloved songs for a delighted viewing audience. Following Corden and Pankowski...More..

Dr Ruth Pfau
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dr Ruth Pfau " Pakistani Mother Teresa" has passed away

She saw her younger brother die, and risked her own life escaping East Germany. "I could have left Pakistan earlier if I wanted to but I will stay here", said Dr Pfau as she accepted the award from German consu...More..

Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension

Cardiovascular diseases constitute the leading cause of death worldwide , despite a lot of them being preventable. "Marijuana stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, leading to increases in heart rate, bl...More..

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Cleared To Play In Preseason
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant Cleared To Play In Preseason

Martavis Bryant was one of the key absences, and although he's been with the team since being reinstated, the wide receiver has yet to be given full clearance for a return. The former Tiger has twice been susp...More..

Prehistoric crocodile renamed in honor of Motörhead's Lemmy
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Prehistoric crocodile renamed in honor of Motörhead's Lemmy

The fossil is housed at the museum. Before subsequent fossils were found to suggest that the Lemmysuchus was in fact it's own species, many of it's relatives fossils were often mixed in. The reconstruction ...More..

by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Australia's Ruling Party Refuses Vote on Gay Marriage Bill

That could see a return to the political chaos that resulted in Australia churning through five prime ministers in the past decade, bringing with it crippling policy inertia. The legalisation of same-sex marria...More..

Prayut dismisses further Thai action against North Korea
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Prayut dismisses further Thai action against North Korea

The main objective of Tillerson's trip has been to galvanize diplomatic and political forces against North Korea. He was in Thailand prior to his visit to Malaysia. I think, as you can see, Thailand being more...More..

Ellison: Trump's failure to mark Minnesota mosque bombing an 'outrage'
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Ellison: Trump's failure to mark Minnesota mosque bombing an 'outrage'

He has not been so fast to cry terrorism after the Minnesota bombing , despite the fact that Minnesota's governor called the attack terrorism. "That's fine, and I'm sure the president will do that", he res...More..

More young people dying of colorectal cancer and researchers don't know why
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

More young people dying of colorectal cancer and researchers don't know why

More patients are cured when the disease is detected early. This may help explain why women generally have higher levels of empathy and self-control but are also at higher risk of brain disorders like depress...More..

South Africa's Zuma survives attempt to oust him
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

South Africa's Zuma survives attempt to oust him

Hiding behind the secret vote, some of the 249 ANC parliamentarians supported the opposition motion, according to the result. Had he lost, he and his entire cabinet would have had to resign. Urging the ANC to f...More..

Trump Sued Over Plans to Ban Transgender Military Service
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Trump Sued Over Plans to Ban Transgender Military Service

Many LGBT groups and organizations have released statements against such a ban, and last week 56 retired generals and admirals came out with a statement condemning Trump's proposed ban , The Hill reports . "T...More..

Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs

Right now, the use of copper mugs is only limited in a few states, including Iowa and Wisconsin. Public health officials warned that using those mugs could have unwanted health consequences. "However, copper mu...More..

Reasons Why adds seven new actors for season 2
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Reasons Why adds seven new actors for season 2

O'Hara was born in Elk City, growing up there and later becoming a graduate of Deer Creek High School in Edmond before studying voice at Oklahoma City University. Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why is now in producti...More..

'Rhinestone Cowboy' and Other Great Hits to Remember Glen Campbell By
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

'Rhinestone Cowboy' and Other Great Hits to Remember Glen Campbell By

Mayer played Campbell's hit, " Gentle On My Mind ", which was recorded in 1967. In all, Campbell charted 75 country singles, five of which went No 1: I Wanna Live; Wichita Lineman , Galveston , Rhinestone ...More..

After 10 Years, Woman Has Wire From Braces Removed From Her Intestine
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

After 10 Years, Woman Has Wire From Braces Removed From Her Intestine

Doctors then did a CT scan, which revealed that her small intestine had been punctured multiple times by an object inside of her body. A decade after her braces were taken out, a woman needed to have a piec...More..

Third importer recalls Mexican papayas in Salmonella outbreak
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Third importer recalls Mexican papayas in Salmonella outbreak

The CDC now reports 109 cases across 16 states including 35 hospitalizations and 1 reported death in New York City. Other states that have reported illnesses include Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connec...More..

SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

In the year 1961, the Sunni Central Waqf Board also filed a lawsuit, demanding possession of the site and removal of idols from the mosque premises, which were placed in 1949. On 21 July, the Supreme Court ha...More..

Copper cocktail mugs may cause food poisoning, health officials say
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Copper cocktail mugs may cause food poisoning, health officials say

The popular Moscow mule cocktail is known around the world for the iconic copper mug that it is served in. High concentrations of copper are poisonous and can cause foodborne illness, it said , as copper ca...More..

Tiny chip can REGROW damaged organs in MAJOR medical breakthrough
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Tiny chip can REGROW damaged organs in MAJOR medical breakthrough

USA Today reported Monday the process starts with a silicone chip no bigger than a dime that is placed on the surface of the skin of a living body. In one experiment, a badly damaged mouse leg was saved by t...More..

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression

And not to scare you too much about the prospect of computers outsmarting humanity, but the tool was able to diagnose depression accurately 70 percent of the time-compared to just 42 percent for doctors. We wer...More..

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Union County
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Union County

The recipients are considered "dead end hosts", meaning that they do not in turn spread the virus directly or indirectly through mosquitoes. The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department sent out mosquito bite pre...More..

Charleston hospitals were named among the best in SC
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Charleston hospitals were named among the best in SC

This year's U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals list ranks hospitals in 16 specialties: cancer; cardiology and heart surgery; diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and g...More..

We are moving towards Congress-free Gujarat: BJP
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

We are moving towards Congress-free Gujarat: BJP

The senior Congress leader claimed that although NCP had yesterday said that it had not decided about giving support to any party, "latest reports suggest that NCP has taken a decision to support me". JD (U) ...More..