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US Court Upholds Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Card Holders

A federal appeals court has upheld the government’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.<p>The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals …

New Alzheimer's Drug Trial Clears Toxic Brain Proteins And Slows Memory Loss

This is incredible.<p>A new drug trial for Alzheimer’s patients has just been completed, and researchers are calling the results the most promising yet …

Dementia

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Harvard Business School

Creating the Perfect Email Newsletter Using Flipboard

Who’d have guessed that email—the original “killer app”—would become a novel, unobtrusive way to market yourself and your work in the form of a newsletter? But it’s not that surprising. Email used to be personal. At some point, marketers and corporations began abusing the intimacy afforded by easy …

Marketing

Mediterranean diet better for the heart than taking statins, major study suggests

A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.<p>Leading heart experts said patients should be prescribed the diet - rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, whole grains and olive oil - before being put on drugs.<p>In …

7 Healthy Nuts That May Help You Live Longer

7 Healthy Nuts That May Help You Live Longer<p>There are tons of article on the internet that support the fact that nuts may help human beings live …

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Associated Press News

Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived — But Unreal — Risk?

Many parents who grew up playing outdoors with friends, walking alone to the park or to school, and enjoying other moments of independent play are now raising children in a world with very different norms.<p>In the United States today, leaving children unsupervised is grounds for moral outrage and can …

Psychology

The EpiPen scandal is everything wrong with American health care

America has a drug price gouging problem.<p>Valeant Pharmaceuticals and "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli are big offenders. But now, the drug manufacturer …

Health Care

The strange history of the EpiPen, the device developed by the military that turned into a billion-dollar business

But it wasn't always this way.<p>The injectable delivers a dose of epinephrine, otherwise known as adrenaline, to treat extreme allergic reactions.<p>It's been around for more than a century. And the pen that delivers the medication has been around since the 1970s, when it was first developed for the …

Pharma

How to Cut Back on Carbs in Steps

People vary when it comes to diet change. Some are ready to plunge right in and make all kinds of changes. For others, it simply doesn't work that …

WHAT YOUR LIP COLOUR SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH CONDITION

WHAT YOUR LIP COLOUR SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH CONDITION<p>– How to detect your health condition<p>– What the colour of your lips indicates<p>– Living …

Engineered Gut Bacteria can Reduce Body Fat and Prevent Weight Gain

Microbes in the gut also known as gut microbiota play an important role in obesity and may offer a new therapeutic target. A research team led by …

Medical Research

How DNA left at crime scenes could help 'recreate' faces of criminals after gene breakthrough

The faces of murderers and rapists could be "recreated" from DNA left at the scene of the crime, according to new research.<p>Scientists have identified genes that shape the extraordinary variation in the human face.<p>Many features, such as nose size and face width, stem from specific mutations, say …

Most Scientific Findings Are Wrong or Useless

"Science, the pride of modernity, our one source of objective knowledge, is in deep trouble." So begins "Saving Science," an incisive and deeply …

Breast Cancer

Science confirms traffic jams are bad for your health

Not only are traffic jams a total rage-inducing drag, but new scientific studies have confirmed they are also bad for our health. Sitting in a …

How To Stop Over-Eating -- Lessons From Brain Science

Put our brains into the modern food environment, and you have a recipe for disaster. Our brains are hardwired to crave calorie-dense foods, this craving no doubt arising from our evolutionary time spent on the Tundra where calories were often scarce. But our modern food environment surrounds us …

Will Power

New kind of virus makes scientists rethink infection

The virus comes in many parts<p>A new kind of virus is making scientists rethink how infection works. This virus, found in mosquitoes, is broken up into several pieces. If the mosquito doesn’t come into contact with at least a few pieces, it won’t get infected.<p>This shakes up our existing knowledge, …

Microbiology

An alarming number of scientific papers contain Excel errors

A surprisingly high number of scientific papers in the field of genetics contain errors introduced by Microsoft Excel, according to an analysis recently published in the journal Genome Biology.<p>A team of Australian researchers analyzed nearly 3,600 genetics papers published in a number of leading …

Analytics

Watch Out for Wasps: Insect Sting Causes Man's Stroke

People's reactions to getting stung by a bee or wasp can range from a feeling bit of pain to a suffering a deadly allergy reaction — and now a recent …

Books

Oral Bacteria Linked to Colorectal Cancer

Some bacteria known as fusobacteria that commonly are found in the mouth use a sugar-binding protein to stick to developing colorectal polyps and …

Cancer

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The cruel sham that is “right-to-try” has returned to California [Respectful Insolence]

Here we go again.Remember how I frequently say that naturopaths are relentless, how, whenever they attempt to get a naturopathic licensing bill …

Biotechnology

Five bizarre medical conditions you might not know about

The belief that one is dead, an uncontrollable "alien" hand: these conditions wouldn't sound out of place in a horror movie. So you may be surprised …

Direct and active parent involvement key to healthy living for kids

Parents who directly and actively engage their children in healthy living behavior -- instead of passively 'supporting' the behavior -- are …

Healthy Living