Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | Should You Keep Taking Zantac for Your Heartburn? Advertisement Supported by Versions of the drug have been found to contain low levels of a carcinogen. But it’s still on pharmacy shelves. Here’s what you need to … [Read more...] about Should You Keep Taking Zantac for Your Heartburn?
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high. Nine research grants announced Thursday are for work on CBD, the trendy ingredient showing up in cosmetics and foods, and hundreds of less familiar chemicals. THC research was excluded. The federal … [Read more...] about US to Spend $3 Million to Study If Marijuana Relieves Pain
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases Advertisement Supported by More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. … [Read more...] about Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases
Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issues in people using vaping devices that prompted a federal investigation. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said the ban was effective immediately and gave retailers, including online sellers, two weeks to comply. The ban includes … [Read more...] about Michigan Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes a Day After New York
The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights, counted 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017. That's down from 926,000 tallied in the group's … [Read more...] about Number of Abortions in US Falls to Lowest Since 1973