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4 Studies From 2018 Highlighting the Health Benefits of Cannabis

14 hours ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

As the United States grows increasingly favorable towards legalization of cannabis, remarkable studies are being done that showcase the health benefits of the plant...
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I'm Obsessed With This New Kombucha That Tastes Like Fall in a Bottle

I'm Obsessed With This New Kombucha That Tastes Like Fall in a Bottle

21 hours ago   |   PopSugar

Well slap on my riding boots and call me basic, because I love all things Fall: pumpkin coffee , running in the park when the leaves are changing, and layering up in cozy...
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Dose-Dependent Link Between Sleep and Unsafe Teen Behavior

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Researchers find a dose-dependent relationship between getting less than 8 hours of sleep and risky behaviors, such as alcohol and drug consumption, as well as suicide...
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One in three aged 16-24 now 'never drink alcohol', UCL study finds

One in three aged 16-24 now 'never drink alcohol', UCL study finds

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

University College London researchers found that one in three young people are staying away from alcohol entirely. There were also 'significant' decreases in young people who...
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MPs demand 5p wine levy to treat alcoholics and save the NHS £300million a year

MPs demand 5p wine levy to treat alcoholics and save the NHS £300million a year

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

MPs are demanding a 5p levy on bottles of wine to pay for treating problem drinkers and alcoholics. Increasing alcohol duty by 1% could raise £100million a year and save the...
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Alcohol, Suicide-Related Mortality Higher in Diabetics

2 days ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Rates tended to be higher for those on insulin versus oral agents
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Sexual Assault Is Not Some Rite Of Passage

Sexual Assault Is Not Some Rite Of Passage

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Here's the thing: I've hooked up with a lot of men. Starting in high school, when I discovered alcohol, I frequently found myself in dark bedrooms with boys I had just met...
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Top cardiology stories: FDA approves rivaroxaban, drinking alcohol may prompt adverse cardiac remodeling

2 days ago   |   Healio

Among the top stories in cardiology this week was the FDA approval of rivaroxaban to prevent CV events in patients with coronary artery disease or peripheral artery disease...
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SmartSweets Now Has Fun-Size Packs, and Sorry, Trick-or-Treaters, We're Not Sharing

SmartSweets Now Has Fun-Size Packs, and Sorry, Trick-or-Treaters, We're Not Sharing

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

We're pretty obsessed with SmartSweets low-sugar candy; the new-and-improved gummy bears taste just like the convenience store candy you grew up with, and dare we say the Sweet...
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Study highlights need for increased support for alcohol-related liver disease patients

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Two in three ALD patients admitted to an intensive care unit survived for less than a year afterwards, the study shows.
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Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

Salad recall includes Whole Foods 365 brand; corn poses risk of infection

A California-based grocery chain is recalling almost half a ton of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn from a... Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening...

Earlier diabetes diagnosis results in higher risk for other life-threatening diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke

Even though Type 2 diabetes was previously regarded as a disease that usually affected older individuals, the global epidemic of obesity has seen diagnoses soar among young... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Report: Burger Chains' Antibiotics Plans Flawed

Only two burger chains in the U.S. earn top marks for avoiding ground beef pumped full of antibiotics, according to a new report issued by a group of environmental and consumer... Read more ...

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Effects of a high-fat diet are reduced with the golden tickseed

Good news for diabetics: A study, published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, revealed that the golden tickseed can be used to treat insulin resistance. The researchers, who were... Read more ...