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NYS takes steps it says should make access to medical marijuana easier NYS takes steps it says should make access to medical marijuana easier
- Августа 11, 2017

As of Tuesday there were 26,561 patients authorized to obtain medical marijuana in the state. And finally - doctors interested in prescribing medical marijuana would be able to take a shorter two hours course under these update guidelines. Officials hope some rule changes will improve program experience for patients, practitioners, and manufacturers. Vireo operates a medical marijuana production facility at Tryon Technology Park in Fulton County. (more...)
The Munsters reboot coming to NBC The Munsters reboot coming to NBC
- Августа 11, 2017

But Herman wasn't the only monstrous entity in the household: Herman's wife, Lily (Yvonne DeCarlo), was a vampire, as was her father, Grandpa (Al Lewis); while Herman and Lily's son, Eddie (Butch Patrick), was a wolf-boy. Though it had a relatively short lifespan, The Munsters swept up a massive following in syndication. NBC tried to reboot the show in 2012, airing an hourlong pilot from " American Gods " creator Bryan Fuller and starring Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi , Eddie Izzard ... (more...)
PJ Fleck surprises Minnesota kicker with scholarship shot from T-shirt cannon PJ Fleck surprises Minnesota kicker with scholarship shot from T-shirt cannon
- Августа 11, 2017

Congratulations to Juenemann on his scholarship, and to any head coach who's planning on awarding a scholarship to a walk-on: the bar has been set. "And Justin fit the bill for all four". The original video of the surprise now has close to 400,000 views on Facebook. "It's something I will never forget with the memory and having that video to watch too", the fifth year senior said. (more...)
Amazon could start selling event tickets in the US Amazon could start selling event tickets in the US
- Августа 11, 2017

Ticketmaster's lock on tickets for many huge concerts and sports games may be in jeopardy, as Amazon looks to muscle in on the lucrative ticketing business, according to a new report. Live Nation's shares, which had been up more than 12 percent earlier on Thursday after the company's quarterly results, pared gains following the Reuters report and briefly turned negative. (more...)
Tammany Parish confirms first human case of West Nile virus this year Tammany Parish confirms first human case of West Nile virus this year
- Августа 11, 2017

West Nile virus is a disease that is spread from infected corvid birds (crows, ravens, magpies, and jays) to humans through mosquito bites. Even so, the standard warnings about avoiding being bitten by mosquitoes and about getting rid of standing water - including neglected swimming pools - so mosquitoes can't breed are in full effect. (more...)
Trump now says he'll declare opioid crisis 'national emergency' as Christie suggested Trump now says he'll declare opioid crisis 'national emergency' as Christie suggested
- Августа 11, 2017

A spokesman for the Democratic National Committee said the president had "done nothing" for the people affected by the drug crisis. "But this is a national emergency, and we are drawing documents now to so attest ". The action would give the administration additional funding and powers, such as negotiating lower prices for overdose reversal drugs, according to the draft. (more...)
CRISPR makes piglets that may be better organ donors for humans CRISPR makes piglets that may be better organ donors for humans
- Августа 11, 2017

Between 2012 and 2016, there was a almost 20 percent increase in the number of transplants that happened in the United States, and that number is only expected to increase as the population grows older, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing . (more...)
Arkansas highway shut down for 4 hours over a frozen pizza spill Arkansas highway shut down for 4 hours over a frozen pizza spill
- Августа 10, 2017

A mass load of the pizzas ended up spilling across Interstate 30 in front of the Arkansas Department of Transportation office. Sadler said an investigation into the crash is ongoing. Westbound lanes on I-30 reopened at 5:27 p.m., according to the Highway Department. "It smelled like a pizzeria out there", he said. "Lots of pizza fatalities". (more...)
Will Smith raps with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke series premiere Will Smith raps with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke series premiere
- Августа 10, 2017

While Bennington's family hasn't stated if they want the clip to air or not yet, his widow Talinda took to Twitter to thank Corden for his sensitivity. That's pretty evident in a preview of an upcoming episode of " Carpool Karaoke: The Series " in which LeBron lets it loose to Michael Sembello's "Maniac" from the movie "Flashback" with host James Corden . (more...)
Breakthrough study: Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects Breakthrough study: Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects
- Августа 10, 2017

Scientists from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney investigated why some women have multiple miscarriages and why some babies are born with heart, kidney and spinal defects. One in four pregnant women now suffer from a miscarriage, and an estimated 7.9 million babies worldwide are born with a serious birth defect every year. (more...)
Marijuana is more unsafe than cigarettes; triple death risk from hypertension Marijuana is more unsafe than cigarettes; triple death risk from hypertension
- Августа 10, 2017

Going from being an occasional marijuana user to indulging every day increases the risk of psychosis by up to 159 percent, research revealed last month. Compared to non-users, marijuana users had a 3.42-times higher risk of death from hypertension and a 1.04 greater risk for each year of use. A few limitations, such as the uncertainty in whether participants used marijuana continuously since their first trial, were pointed out by Ms. (more...)
Scientists Name Prehistoric Crocodile After Lemmy Kilmister Scientists Name Prehistoric Crocodile After Lemmy Kilmister
- Августа 10, 2017

The monster that terrorised coastal waters around Britain more than 145 million years ago had a skull measuring just over 3ft long and large, blunt teeth flawless for crushing bones and turtle shells. Here's how the scientists discovered Lemmysuchus was no ordinary croc: They compared bones, basically, doing "careful anatomical comparison", making sure to stay clean in their research and avoiding any overkill . (more...)
Mental Health Experts Warn Government Against 'Very Damaging' Same-Sex Marriage Plebiscite
- Августа 10, 2017

Mr Cormann said the government would take the proposal of a mandatory plebiscite to Parliament for a second time, and if that was unsuccessful, would go through with the voluntary, non-binding postal plebiscite . If you're finding it tough to keep up with Australia's consistent back and forth on the same-sex marriage issue, we feel you. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann told reporters the cost of a postal vote would be $122 million. (more...)
United Nations agency: 50 African migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen coast by smugglers United Nations agency: 50 African migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen coast by smugglers
- Августа 10, 2017

IOM staff found the bodies of 29 African refugees or migrants buried in shallow graves on the beach in Yemen's southern province of Shabwa along the Gulf of Aden , while another 22 were missing after the tragedy, according to survivors. Laurent de Boeck , the IOM chief of mission in Yemen, called the incident "shocking and inhumane". More than 30,000 of those migrants are under age 18 and from Somalia or Ethiopia, while a third are estimated to be female. (more...)
US Envoy Calms Fears Over State Department Re-Haul US Envoy Calms Fears Over State Department Re-Haul
- Августа 10, 2017

The comments come after new reports that the State Department is in turmoil, including one recently reported resignation , under the tenure of Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonTillerson avoids contact with North Korean envoy Top Russian official: US, Moscow ready to have further dialogue following sanctions Tillerson, Russian foreign minister meet in Manila: Interfax MORE . (more...)
ACLU Suing DC Metro System for Banning Provocative Ads ACLU Suing DC Metro System for Banning Provocative Ads
- Августа 10, 2017

The WMATA originally began the policy in 2015 when the anti-Muslim organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, sought to display its Islamophobic ads in D.C's metro systems. - Several groups that include the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU ), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a women's health care group and the company for right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos are suing Metro after their ads were rejected by the transit agency. (more...)
Colon cancer mortality rates are rising - but mostly for young, white people Colon cancer mortality rates are rising - but mostly for young, white people
- Августа 10, 2017

Experts are not sure why and say what is particularly concerning is that screening for colon cancer usually begins at age 50 yet the mortality rates are still rising for those between the ages of 50 and 54. "The trend in colorectal cancer death rates in blacks is consistent with incidence trends, which are stable", Rebecca L. Siegel, MPH , director of surveillance information at the American Cancer Society , told HemOnc Today . (more...)
President Zuma Assures that Attempts against ANC will Never Succeed President Zuma Assures that Attempts against ANC will Never Succeed
- Августа 09, 2017

He dismissed "propaganda" that said his party no longer has the people's support. PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA: You came in your numbers to demonstrate that the ANC is there, is powerful, is big. Zuma's opponents said the vote was essential to restoring confidence in the government and improving the economy. This news was greeted with cheers and singing by ANC MPs. (more...)
New lawsuits are being filed to stop Trump's trans military ban New lawsuits are being filed to stop Trump's trans military ban
- Августа 09, 2017

According to multiple reports in LGBT news outlets, the White House has issued policy guidelines aimed at bringing the ranks of the military in line with President Trump's recent tweets . The plaintiffs have not identified themselves in the lawsuit, each filing under the name Jane Doe, but the complaint describes them as "active duty service members in the United States military who serve openly as transgender people". (more...)
Mormons Remove Church Leader For The First Time In Nearly 30 Years Mormons Remove Church Leader For The First Time In Nearly 30 Years
- Августа 09, 2017

The grounds on which the Utah-based church excommunicates leaders include gross iniquity (involving transgressions such as murder, adultery, sexual perversion, and felony conviction) involving in or advocating plural marriage and apostatizing from the teachings of the Church. (more...)

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