Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic

The article The Impact of Medical and Adult-Use Marijuana Laws on Opioid Prescribing for Medicaid Enrollees can be accessed on JAMA's website here. A professor at the University of Georgia and his colleagues did a major investigation into wheth... More..

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ETSU coach Randy Sanders reportedly struck a player, leading to administrative leave
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

ETSU coach Randy Sanders reportedly struck a player, leading to administrative leave

According to the newspaper, the university's "Progressive Disciplinary Procedures" states, "An employee may be placed on suspension with pay (or administrative leave) pending the completion of a formal discipli...More..

AAA: Michigan gas prices down 2 cents this week
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

AAA: Michigan gas prices down 2 cents this week

Gas prices are likely to continue moving higher in the week ahead, although the pace may slow slightly as oil prices have seen smaller increases than the prior week. The price for crude oil has been rising sinc...More..

Two dead and more than 50 hospitalized due to contaminated synthetic pot
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Two dead and more than 50 hospitalized due to contaminated synthetic pot

By Saturday, public health officials said 38 people had been hospitalized in the Chicago area and central IL; however, they will not release where exactly the fatal overdose occurred, or any details about the u...More..

Grindr provided users' information - including HIV status - to analytics companies
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Grindr provided users' information - including HIV status - to analytics companies

Additionally, the data on HIV status is bundled with other information that might jeopardize the privacy of a user, including phone ID, email, and GPS position. In response to the news, AIDS advocacy group ACT ...More..

Experts warn teens against risky effects of 'condom snorting challenge'
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Experts warn teens against risky effects of 'condom snorting challenge'

It's been making its online rounds for several years. Earlier this year another unsafe viral video trend the " Tide Pod Challenge" made headlines as dozens of teens posted videos of themselves chewing and sw...More..

Understanding The Autism Spectrum Disorder
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Understanding The Autism Spectrum Disorder

The world was beginning to take note. This includes one in 42 boys and one in 189 girls. Many of us have autistic friends or family members. In India, autism is still widely misunderstood and, outside o...More..

India under scanner as CGF begins probe on syringe controversy
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

India under scanner as CGF begins probe on syringe controversy

But if you ask Wayde van Niekerk about the value of the Commonwealth Games , you might find an athlete with great appreciation for them. India's chef de mission didn't return calls on Sunday but the Press ...More..

Defunct Chinese space lab hurtles toward Earth on wide path
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Defunct Chinese space lab hurtles toward Earth on wide path

An update this afternoon from the Aerospace Corp. forecasts a 7:53 p.m. EDT (2353 GMT) crash, give or take 7 hours. No one knows for sure where debris from the spacecraft may land and many experts believe m...More..

Pep Guardiola Prioritizing Liverpool UCL Clash, Not Manchester Derby
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Pep Guardiola Prioritizing Liverpool UCL Clash, Not Manchester Derby

Guardiola added that he will make his adjustments accordingly as his side goes along: "For the line-up we have to think about the Champions League ". Sections of the Everton fans showed their appreciation by a...More..

Saudi forces say intercept Houthi missile over Najran
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Saudi forces say intercept Houthi missile over Najran

The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency, in turn, reported that the missile hit the target, causing losses among Saudi troops and destroying military equipment. Saudi Arabia and some other countries attacked Yem...More..

CDC warns second wave of flu may be on the way
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

CDC warns second wave of flu may be on the way

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week issued a warning that a new strain of flu is making a push in the country. But flu cases involving another strain - influenza B - appear to be surging. Among...More..

Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow

Rama Gopal said at a media briefing in New Delhi . The major difference in standards between the existing BS-IV and the new BS-VI auto fuel norms is the presence of sulphur. The official also mentioned that ...More..

Delhi: DU student meets his murderer on dating app
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Delhi: DU student meets his murderer on dating app

Ayush Nautiyal, a final year student of commerce at the Ram Lal Anand college, was abducted from his home in Dwarka in northwest Delhi. In a related development, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahi...More..

Sunrise services and Easter egg hunts
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Sunrise services and Easter egg hunts

Guests will park in the pasture behind the NRS Feed hay barn at the store. EGG HUNT - The Bay, Community Church of Runaway Bay, will hold an Easter egg hunt 10 a.m. service. FUMC DECATUR EASTER EVENTS ...More..

United Nations secretary general calls for an independent investigation into Gaza clashes
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

United Nations secretary general calls for an independent investigation into Gaza clashes

United States said it is saddened by loss of life in Gaza. Teargas canisters fired by Israeli troops falls down at Palestinians during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel on Friday. "Bad...More..

State Legislature agrees on $168B budget
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

State Legislature agrees on $168B budget

A news release from the governor said the legislation amends state law passed after the Sandy Hook killings that previously prohibited domestic abusers from owning pistols and revolvers. One of the biggest po...More..

Severe bleeding leads to death after person takes K2
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Severe bleeding leads to death after person takes K2

Synthetic cannabinoids fall into a category of drugs called new psychoactive substances, which are unregulated mind-altering substances that are newly available on the market and meant to cause the same effec...More..

Stephon Clark was shot 6 times in the back, independent autopsy shows
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Stephon Clark was shot 6 times in the back, independent autopsy shows

The 8th bullet that struck Clark entered his left upper leg from a forward-facing as well as most likely came while he got on the ground as well as had actually now been fired several times , Omalu claimed. ...More..

IL warns users of synthetic pot
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

IL warns users of synthetic pot

As of Friday, 32 cases have been reported across the state since the outbreak began on March 7, half of which were in the Chicago metropolitan area, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The ag...More..

Bayern Munich identify Chelsea star Alvaro Morata as replacement for Robert Lewandowski
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Bayern Munich identify Chelsea star Alvaro Morata as replacement for Robert Lewandowski

The Poland worldwide joined the Bundesliga giants five years ago but Madrid are keen on him to take over from Karim Benzema in what is likely to be a busy summer for Zinedine Zidane's side. Bayern are keen to...More..

Starbucks coffee must have cancer warning, rules California judge
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Starbucks coffee must have cancer warning, rules California judge

After a California judge ruled that Starbucks and other coffee sellers had to include cancer warning labels on their products, many caffeine lovers are frantically trying to figure out whether their f...More..

Farmers Expect to Plant More Soybean Than Corn Acres
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Farmers Expect to Plant More Soybean Than Corn Acres

Plantings in Minnesota may rise a whopping 38 percent while the increase in North Dakota may be 20 percent. On-farm corn stocks were up 2 percent from a year ago, and off-farm stocks were up 5 percent. USA s...More..

Here's What Knuckle Cracking Has In Common With Popping Bubbles
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Here's What Knuckle Cracking Has In Common With Popping Bubbles

But, for those who can and enjoy the sensation, Barakat has a tip: "The more rapidly you pull on your knuckle, the faster you are changing the pressure and therefore the more likely you are to generate a knuckl...More..

'Postcard News' founder held on charges of spreading fake, sensitive news
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

'Postcard News' founder held on charges of spreading fake, sensitive news

The arrest came after a leader of the state's ruling Congress filed a complaint against the Postcard News and its founder. Hegde's online Postcard news reported on March 18 that Jain monk Upadhyaya Mayank...More..

Air New Zealand takes a jibe at banned Australia skipper Steve Smith
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Air New Zealand takes a jibe at banned Australia skipper Steve Smith

He and vice-captain David Warner have been banned from worldwide cricket for a year for their roles in the Cape Town cheating scandal. Smith, Warner and Bancroft hatched a plan to cheat during the third tes...More..

APC celebrates Tinubu at 66
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

APC celebrates Tinubu at 66

He assured Nigerians that the new PDP that would emerge after reformation is going to take the country to the next level having been equipped with the requisite experience. If we are not talking about it, then ...More..

In Letter To CJI, Top Court Judge Raises Judiciary-Government
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

In Letter To CJI, Top Court Judge Raises Judiciary-Government "Bonhomie"

Justice Chelameswar has written a five-page letter to the CJI and the other 22 SC judges venting his anguish, disappointment and shock that Justice Maheswari, at the biding of the law ministry, sought to i...More..

Lalu leaves for Delhi, to be treated at AIIMS
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Lalu leaves for Delhi, to be treated at AIIMS

The RJD chief had been admitted to RIMS in Ranchi on 17 March over complaints of uneasiness while he was lodged at the Birsa Munda Jail. Following the tests, he was admitted under the hospital's medicine de...More..

Thousands of bags misplaced at Delhi Airport after system breakdown
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Thousands of bags misplaced at Delhi Airport after system breakdown

The Delhi Airport which had reportedly been one of the best airports due to its services faced a massive chaos on Thursday after its baggage clearance system slowed down. Incidentally, airlines blamed "challeng...More..

Cause of death in the U.S. increasingly linked to drug overdose
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Cause of death in the U.S. increasingly linked to drug overdose

The researchers attribute this sharp uptick in deaths to the fatalities involving potent synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, which doubled in 2016. Overdose deaths appeared to increase across all demographic ...More..

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by American Century Companies Inc
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by American Century Companies Inc

USA stocks traded higher on Thursday, the last trading day of the month and the quarter, as the technology sector curbed steep declines seen in recent sessions. On Monday, August 14 the stock rating was down...More..

Trump is playing risky politics with the 2020 census
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Trump is playing risky politics with the 2020 census

Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin, a Democrat, tells The Associated Press that he expects his state would also join in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the decision to include a c...More..

The Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) PT Lowered to $69.00
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

The Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) PT Lowered to $69.00

Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 5,446 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $426,000 after buying an additional 180 shares in the last quarter. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.9% compared...More..

Starbucks forced to put cancer warning on products
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Starbucks forced to put cancer warning on products

About 350,857 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since March 29, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 11.15% the S&P500. Mitchell Capital Management Co decreased its stake in Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) by 7.35% ba...More..