Medical

Legal Marijuana Reduces Opioid Prescription Rates

One impediment in substituting opioids with marijuana is that neither Medicaid nor Medicare will reimburse people for the money they spend on marijuana. It's a ...


Aadhaar scheme approved by Experts: Centre to Supreme Court

The legitimate State interest runs through the entire Aadhaar Act and it has helped in dissipation of subsidies, prevention of black money and money laundering ...


Calif. proposal would limit when officers can open fire

Today, California lawmakers introduced groundbreaking legislation to hold police accountable and protect communities from police use of force and misconduct. Of...


Palace: VP vote recount to settle 'long-festering dispute'

The recount, ordered by the Supreme Court, began with Marcos questioning the condition of some ballots from the town of Bato in Robredo's home province of Camar...


Hurrah! You Can Still Eat Pasta And Be Healthy

The people involved in the clinical trials on average ate 3.3 servings of pasta a week instead of other carbohydrates. In 12 weeks, subjects lost on average abo...


Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet

A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent influenza this winter, says the Department of Health, and now is the time to get it. It takes about six months for ...


BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Position Reduced by Profund Advisors LLC

Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of BHP in report on Wednesday, January 13 to "Overweight" rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $125.0 ...


IISc Bengaluru, JNU among top 10 universities

Four Tamil Nadu colleges also figure in the top 10 colleges in the country - the Bishop Heber College at number 3, Presidency College at number 5, Loyola Colleg...


Medical marijuana could decrease opioid use

Malani. Experts say marijuana has been shown to be effective in treating chronic pain and other conditions, similar to opioids. Two new studies find that ...


FDA orders mandatory recall for kratom products due to salmonella risk

Tuesday's mandatory recall affects Triangle Pharmanaturals, which bills itself as a consultant and packager of supplement products. FDA Commissioner Scott Got...


'Black Panther' Is Now the 10th Highest-Grossing Movie of All Time

The flick is also faring even better stateside, with its domestic haul of $650.9 million now ranking it as the fifth highest-grossing film of all time in North ...


Emergency crews respond to house fire in Simpson

As fire trucks were leaving the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Station, heavy smoke was already visible coming from the house. "We have no idea about the cause". Along...


Grindr says it'll stop sharing HIV status with third parties

Later on Tuesday, the company promised to stop sharing its users' information after the outcry. Chief security officer Bryce Case told BuzzFeed News on Mo...


Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states

Testing 5,776 isolates of antibiotic-resistant germs from hospitals and nursing homes , the CDC found that about one in four had a gene that helped spread its ...


Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction

Instead of offsetting the number of deaths and number of people addicted, the studies suggest that legalizing marijuana could drive down the number of opioid ...


Cooper Commemorates Organ Donor Awareness Month With Flag Raising & Planting of Pinwheels

More than 7,500 Pennsylvanians now await organ transplants. "At LifeNet Health, we honor the promise of donation by ensuring each gift of organs, tissues or cel...


Search on for missing children after California cliff SUV wreck

Authorities are retracing the route the Hart family took before they died in a auto crash. "The on-board computer from the vehicle indicates that the vehicle ...


US Justice Dept. sues California over land transfer law

Panuccio called the state law "another example of California avoiding federal law, and no state legislature can, statute by statute, undermine the rule of law a...


Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali!

As per reports on Movified, the title earlier belonged to Anushka Shetty who had 6 100 crore films to her credit. Ram Charan is winning appreciation from al...


Wintry mix still in the forecast early Monday

The snow does not look to be as heavy as Monday's system, and may linger is a rain/snow mix longer. That will cause temperatures to nosedive by Wednesday e...