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Cannabis will be legal on October 17, Trudeau says

Canada passed the bill to legalize cannabis nationwide last night. Trudeau said the government delayed the timetable for lifting the nearly century-old pr...


West Nile virus found in Marquette County crow

Santa Clara County, CA : The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCC VCD) has confirmed that adult mosquitoes collected from an area including portion...


Trump Meeting With House GOP 'Didn't Move Needle'

Mr. Ryan didn't say which approach he might take if the compromise measure failed to clear the House or stalled in the Senate. "This executive order would rep...


Roundview Capital LLC Has $210,000 Holdings in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

ValuEngine cut CVS Health from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shares of CVS Health opened at $68.99 on Monday,...


The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace

People gathered at a sprawling forest research institute - snakes and monkeys were removed in advance - before dawn for the communal session involving the yoga-...


Are you addicted to video games?

In its latest edition of the International Classification of Diseases , "gender dysphoria" - or transgenderism, in layman's terms - is not listed as a mental ...


Smoking hits new low in US

About 14 percent of adults aged 18 and over smoked cigarettes a year ago. This is a reduction by 2 percent from 2016 when 16 percent adults were smoking. New al...


PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash — NHS funding

If one is to believe the PM, the " Brexit dividend" is cash that would have otherwise been sent to the European Union and will be used on British matters after...


Denying it has lost war on drugs, United Kingdom rules out legalising cannabis

Depriving him of the last of his medicine, Caldwell warned, would put Billy's life at risk. Billy's case "provides one of those illuminating moments when a lo...


The Article That Made The Buffett-Dimon-Bezos Health Pick Famous

Gawande's distinguished academic background includes an undergraduate degree in biology and political science from Stanford University, an MA in Philosophy, Pol...


PM Modi to lead 4th International Yoga Day celebrations in Dehradun

Yesterday, while greeting yoga enthusiasts across the world, the prime minister had said that this exercise is one of the most precious gifts given by the ancie...


World Health Organization officially classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as a mental condition

Saxena says this now has been moved to the chapter on disorders of sexual behavior along with some other conditions. World Health Organization notes t...


Black Stars Who Suffer From Sickle Cell Anemia

The event tagged: Red Umbrella Charity Walk and sponsored by Fidelity Bank Plc, was created to commemorate the World Sickle Cell Day . In support of World...


Dr. Atul Gawande to lead Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire healthcare venture

Gawande may come as an unexpected choice to lead this new health care company, whose aim is to decrease health care costs and improve outcomes for the approx...


Google AI Can Reportedly Predict a Patient's Time of Death

Google's ability to efficiently and accurately parse through stacks and stacks of data could be a real boon to hospitals, ultimately resulting in improved patie...


Trump to end border separations

Marshals Service and sends many children to facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services. But what impact will that have at the border? B...


Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization

Is it possible to single out gaming disorder as a condition of its own, considering its close association with conditions like depression, anxiety disorder an...


Invasive plant found in Virginia can cause severe burns, blindness

An invasive plant that emits a toxic sap that, when exposed to sunlight, can cause third-degree burns and even blindness, has been found in northern Virginia,...


Diabetes in middle age a sign of pancreatic cancer

Researchers from the University of Southern California in the U.S. found an association between diabetes and a more than twice risk of pancreatic cancer among...


Gaming addiction 'a mental health disorder'

Others welcomed WHO's new categorisation, saying it was critical to identify people hooked on video games quickly, because they were usually teenagers or young...