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Ohio's First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick Off Ohio's First Medical Marijuana Sales Finally Kick Off
- January 20, 2019

At least three of the dispensaries told Cleveland.com they plan to limit how much patients can buy to ensure that everyone will be able to purchase product in the dispensaries' opening days. "Now I can switch back to cannabis, stop the pills and get my quality of life back". Chad Fuller, who is a patient care specialist at Ohio Valley Natural Relief, said to him, selling medical marijuana is not just a job, it's personal. (more...)
Amb. Ron Dermer thanks Florida governor for stance on Airbnb Amb. Ron Dermer thanks Florida governor for stance on Airbnb
- January 20, 2019

DeSantis is giving the Florida Legislature a March 15 deadline to make changes, or he will stop defending the ban on smoking in court. Efforts were led by Morgan to get the medical marijuana constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot. "And it's my judgment that what the Florida Legislature has done to implement the people's will has not done it in accordance with what the amendment envisioned". (more...)
Cut red meat and save the planet Cut red meat and save the planet
- January 19, 2019

A hamburger a week, but no more - that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet. "The food we eat and how we produce it determines the health of people and the planet, and we are now getting this seriously wrong", said study author Tim Lang, a researcher at City, University of London. (more...)
Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time Gorgeous moment disabled baby hears her sister's voice for the first time
- January 18, 2019

The medical condition affected her bowels and Scarlet was given antibiotics to treat it. According to Carole Benjamin, the family initially thought her hearing was relatively good, however, Scarlet failed a hearing test in the hospital and doctors referred her to an audiologist, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. (more...)
Microsoft Teams Up with Walgreens, Countering Amazon Microsoft Teams Up with Walgreens, Countering Amazon
- January 18, 2019

Mid-cap companies have a market capitalization of $2 billion - $10 billion. The ADX was created by J. Welles Wilder to help determine how strong a trend is. The price-to-sales ratio is a symbol of the value placed on each dollar of a company's sales or taxes. Microsoft sees Amazon Web Services Inc . as particularly vulnerable in retail because of Amazon's own big retail operation, which puts Amazon in competition with its own customers - or so says Microsoft . (more...)
Tallaght Hospital treated a man who injected himself with his own semen Tallaght Hospital treated a man who injected himself with his own semen
- January 18, 2019

The researchers found that he did not take any medical advice in pursuing the " cure ". The man, who had been suffering from regular bouts of backache throughout is life, chose to take matters into his own hands, purchased a hypodermic needle online and started injecting himself with his own semen. (more...)
More Americans dying of overdoses than car crashes More Americans dying of overdoses than car crashes
- January 17, 2019

While the leading causes of death in the us are heart disease (1 in 6 chance) and cancer (1 in 7), the rising overdose numbers are part of a distressing trend the nonprofit has tracked: The lifetime odds of an American dying from a preventable, unintentional injury have gone up over the past 15 years. (more...)
Poor sleep may take a toll on your heart Poor sleep may take a toll on your heart
- January 17, 2019

Ordovás, PhD, researcher at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) in Madrid and director of nutrition and genomics at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, in a release. (more...)
Man hospitalised in Ireland after repeatedly injecting semen to heal back pain
- January 17, 2019

It was entitled "Semenly" Harmless Back Pain: An Unusual Presentation of a Subcutaneous Abscess. A 33-year-old man told doctors he had injected himself with his own semen to treat lower-back pain. Needless to say, the semen injections did not cure his back pain - which worsened after he lifted a heavy steel object - but his condition improved after a short hospital stay. (more...)
U.S. Republican Sen. Rand Paul coming to Canada for surgery U.S. Republican Sen. Rand Paul coming to Canada for surgery
- January 15, 2019

Paul is scheduled for surgery at Shouldice Hospital, which touts itself as a world leader in "non-mesh hernia fix". Patients Beyond Borders estimates that 1.4 million Americans took advantage of more affordable healthcare systems overseas in 2017. (more...)
A Much Milder Flu Season This Year Featured font size + A Much Milder Flu Season This Year Featured font size +
- January 14, 2019

Ontario is probably just getting into the thick of things for the flu, said Dr. Michelle Murti, a public health physician at Public Health Ontario. The dominant flu strain during the last season, H3N2, has been linked with severe disease and death, particularly among children and the elderly. (more...)
Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office Here’s how The Accidental Prime Minister and Uri opened at the box-office
- January 14, 2019

Based on true events the film follows the story of India's covert operation carried out as retribution for the devastating Uri attack. Besides Vicky Kaushal , Uri: The Surgical Strike features Yami Gautam , Paresh Rawal and Kirti Kulhari in key roles. (more...)
MN Department of Health asking for your help to track the flu MN Department of Health asking for your help to track the flu
- January 13, 2019

In most parts of the country, most illnesses right now are being caused by a flu strain that leads to fewer hospitalizations and deaths as the kind of flu that dominated a year ago, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (more...)
High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of death and chronic diseases High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of death and chronic diseases
- January 13, 2019

The only risk researchers uncovered from eating a large amount of whole grain, high-fibre foods was a chance of ill effects to consumers with low mineral or iron levels. The health benefits are best if we eat at least 25g of dietary fibre a day, according to analysis of observational studies and clinical trials conducted over almost 40 years. (more...)
C'bean nationals could benefit from NY health plan C'bean nationals could benefit from NY health plan
- January 13, 2019

The mayor made the bold promise that in 2019, the city will help 600,00 New Yorkers who take an MTA bus "actually get to work on time". The Democratic mayor said Wednesday he will back legislation requiring employers with five or more employees to offer at least 10 paid days off a year. (more...)
Bigger beer bellies may lead to pint-sized brains Bigger beer bellies may lead to pint-sized brains
- January 12, 2019

The study , from the United Kingdom, found that people who were obese and had a high waist-to-hip ratio (a measure of belly fat) had slightly lower brain volumes, on average, compared with people who were a healthy weight. "Detox' from overly processed foods: Why and how to cut back The study's strength is its size with "a sample of nearly 10,000 individuals", wrote Bohon, who was not involved in this research". (more...)
Woman unable to hear men's voices due to rare condition, report says Woman unable to hear men's voices due to rare condition, report says
- January 11, 2019

She knew something wasn't quite right when she woke up one morning to find she couldn't hear a word her boyfriend was saying. The ENT specialist at Qianpu Hospital and female doctor, Dr. In reverse-sloping hearing loss, the shape of the audiogram runs in the opposite direction. The symptoms of RSHL include difficulty understanding speech on the phone, understanding the voises of women and children but not men, and inability to hear low-frequency environmental sounds. (more...)
Cancer mortality milestone: 25 years of continuous decline Cancer mortality milestone: 25 years of continuous decline
- January 11, 2019

The data come from Cancer Statistics, 2019, the American Cancer Society's widely-quoted annual report on cancer rates and trends. "The decline in deaths is largely driven by reductions in smoking and improved treatment, as well as earlier detection for some cancers", said lead researcher Rebecca Siegel, scientific director of surveillance research at the cancer society. (more...)
Chocolates, caramels sold nationwide may be contaminated with Hepatitis A Chocolates, caramels sold nationwide may be contaminated with Hepatitis A
- January 11, 2019

But today, the firm announced a voluntary recall after a worker tested positive for hepatitis A , a highly contagious infection. Although there are no current cases of hepatitis A related to the sweets, the FDA warns that the disease has a long incubation period and can offer serious health consequences for some people. (more...)
Apple Cuts iPhone Production Another 10 Percent Apple Cuts iPhone Production Another 10 Percent
- January 11, 2019

Apple asked its suppliers late last month to produce fewer-than-planned models of the XS, XS Max and XR, Nikkei said, citing sources with knowledge of the request. The higher price for the new iPhones has been a concern for analysts and consumers. And that, of course, is why Apple will no longer provide unit sales numbers. (more...)

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