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Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 01:05 PM EDT

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke, Researcher Finds

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke, Researcher Finds

Breathing in air pollutants such as particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) increase your risk of developing cardiovascular illnesses such as atherosclerosis, a new study suggests. Researchers...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

Report: Latina, Black Adolescents May Be More Vulnerable to Reproductive Coercion

Report: Latina, Black Adolescents May Be More Vulnerable to Reproductive Coercion

Approximately one-in-eight sexually active high school girls have experienced reproductive coercion, a form of relationship abuse that increases the risk for unintended pregnancy and can include contraception...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

Collagen Supplement Co. 'Wholy Dose' Called 'Holy Grail'

Collagen Supplement Co. 'Wholy Dose' Called 'Holy Grail'

Growing up, Gina Holzer used to sit at the dinner table and wish her family of entrepreneurs would talk about something other than business. Though interested in starting her own company, it wasn’t until she...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:54 PM EDT

FDA Warns Top Marijuana Company for Making CBD Health Claims

FDA Warns Top Marijuana Company for Making CBD Health Claims

U.S. regulators warned a leading marijuana company for making unproven health claims about CBD, the trendy ingredient that's turning up in lotions, foods and pet treats. The Food and Drug Administration...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:22 PM EDT

No Obligation to the Public, Opioid Distributor Tells Lawyer

No Obligation to the Public, Opioid Distributor Tells Lawyer

An executive at one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation to the public when it comes to the amount of prescription opioid...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:42 PM EDT

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices. The U.S. Food and Drug...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:45 PM EDT

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws

A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions in Arkansas minutes before they were set to take effect Wednesday, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:01 PM EDT

Sex With HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

Sex With HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:51 AM EDT

Schumer, ‘America’s Sexiest Doc’ Call for EpiPens on Planes

Schumer, ‘America’s Sexiest Doc’ Call for EpiPens on Planes

A lifesaving drug is not required on flights due to a shortage. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and “America’s Sexiest Doctor” want to change that. Schumer has teamed up with Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, People magazine's...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:48 AM EDT

New Clues in Alleged Cuba Mystery Attacks on US Diplomats

New Clues in Alleged Cuba Mystery Attacks on US Diplomats

A group of U.S. government workers possibly exposed to unexplained phenomena in Cuba have less white matter in their brains and less connectivity in the areas that control vision and hearing than similar healthy...

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