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Americans’ Support For Legalizing Marijuana Reaches All-Time High by Niall McCarthy According to a recently-released Pew Research survey conducted, public support for the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. has reached a historic high. Some 57 percent of ...
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Big Pharma Corporations Killed Medicine By Fran Quigley For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they’re only good for shareholders. Along the path toward the creation of a global capitalist system, some of ...
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Diabetes Linked to Memory Decline in Older Adults (Source: Flickr: Kalvicio de las Nieves ) by Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events ...
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Are We Winning The War Against AIDS? By Guido Mingels (DER SPIEGEL/Statista) Is the world making progress in the fight against aids? As a writer who regularly publishes stories about the improving conditions of human life, I receive ...
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What’s New in the Fight Against Breast Cancer by Cheryl Lock When it comes to the fight against breast cancer, October gets a lot of attention for its focus on breast cancer awareness, but research on this front ...
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As temperatures drop, the spread of cold and flu germs rises. Start off healthy and be sure to rid your home of lingering germs that may be hiding in places you don’t expect. “I always recommend the flu ...
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Health care, living situations, end-of-life decisions. Address them now so you can focus on living your life. General Dwight Eisenhower once said that plans are nothing, but planning is everything. This sage advice from the man who orchestrated ...
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It’s January, so you’ve given yourself the very achievable new year’s resolution of cutting down on takeaways and eating out and cooking for yourself more than you did last year. There’s one problem, though: you made the same ...
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I used to work in a bar, and would regularly have people metaphorically throwing their pint back in my spotty, teenage face because it had a head on it. “That’s not a pint,” they’d say. “It is, there’s ...
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© John Kuczala Getty Images Here’s how to clean up your cat or dog’s diet to prevent weight gain and keep them healthy. With pet obesity on the rise, it’s more important than ever to zero in on a diet ...