Alondra S. Ramirez

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Legalized Marijuana Could Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic, Study Finds

In states that legalized medical marijuana, U.S. hospitals failed to see a predicted influx of pot smokers, but in an unexpected twist, they treated far fewer opioid users, a new study shows.<p>Hospitalization rates for opioid painkiller dependence and abuse dropped on average 23 percent in states …

Cannabis

7 Ways To Tell If You're A Truly Humble Person

In a society where fortune favors the strong, modesty is often seen as a weakness. Climbing to the top of a corporate ladder is our modern version of “survival of the fittest” -- and for that reason, meekness is often under-appreciated. But turns out, the secret to success <i>and</i> fulfillment may very …

Steve Smith Sr. leaves the field after potential last game

NFL Network<p>Draft or free agency: Which is more important for team building?<p>2:28<p>NFL Network<p>Kerryon Johnson explains why Marshawn Lynch is his 'spirit …

Rex Ryan fired as Bills' postseason drought reaches 17 seasons

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills fired coach Rex Ryan on Tuesday after almost two seasons with the team.<p>Editor's Picks<p>Sources: Bills to bench …

Football (U.S.)

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

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10 Bad work habits entrepreneurs must avoid at all costs

Share79<p>Tweet<p>Share119<p>+115<p>Shares 213<p>“Success does not lie in results, but in efforts; being the best is not so important, doing the best is all that …

Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates<p>Most human misery can be blamed on failed relationships and physical and mental illness rather than money problems and poverty, according to a landmark study by a team of …

Mental Health

Toxicology report shows Jose Fernandez drunk, used cocaine

Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had cocaine in his system and was legally drunk when he was killed in a boating accident last month, according to …

Crime

5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a symbolic …

Entrepreneurship

Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. appeals unsportsmanlike conduct fine

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and the league have a differing opinion on his latest fine.<p>Beckham is appealing the $24,309 penalty …

Football (U.S.)

ESPN App - Download on iOS App Store & Google Play

Stream live events, up-to-the-minute news, highlights and analysis from the ESPN family of networks. Want more? ESPN+ brings you more leagues, more …

Google Play

More Bad News For NFL As Sunday Night Football Ratings Fall 15 Percent

Television ratings for the National Football League remain in bad shape compared to last year.<p>The Sunday Night Football week seven matchp between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks on NBC drew an 11.6 overnight rating, down 14.7% versus the 13.6 overnight for the week seven SNF matchup in …

Arizona Cardinals

Cam Newton sued for damage to rental mansion managed by husband of Stacy Keibler

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Beverly Hills mansion managed by the husband of former WWE star Stacy Keibler incurred about $100,000 in damage while Carolina …

NFL

Kings PG Darren Collison suspended 8 games for domestic violence incident

Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison will be suspended without pay for the first eight games of the 2016-17 NBA regular season after his recent …

Basketball

Colts release Antonio Cromartie, Sio Moore after 1-3 start

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have released starting cornerback Antonio Cromartie and waived starting linebacker Sio Moore.<p>The 1-3 Colts …

Football (U.S.)

Falcons sign LB A.J. Hawk to fill void after injuries

The Atlanta Falcons have signed free-agent linebacker A.J. Hawk to help fill a void at the position after losing Sean Weatherspoon for the season, …

Football (U.S.)

Ravens release RB Justin Forsett in 'mutual' parting of ways

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens will release Justin Forsett in a move described as a "mutual" decision between the team and the veteran …

Football (U.S.)

Baltimore Ravens part ways with Justin Forsett

Ravens running back Justin Forsett confirmed what we've seen coming for about a week now: He is no longer part of the plan in Baltimore.<p>"Baltimore …

Here's why you get sick of your favorite song

But then, all of the sudden, it changes. You get sick of that same song you once loved.<p>So why does this happen? We asked Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, author of "On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind" and director of the Music Cognition Lab at the University of Arkansas, for the answer.<p><b>The brain</b> …

The Brain

7 Japanese Green Teas You Should Be Drinking Right Now

Shincha's microseason is back. Here, the tea master, matriarch and vice president of Kyoto’s 300-year-old Ippodo Tea Co. explains how the leaves of …

Tea

Penny raises $1.2M in seed funding for its personal finance bot

Penny, a personal finance bot we reviewed last fall, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from Social Capital.<p>As a refresher, the app offers a chat-based interface that offers advice tailored to your personal finances. This advice includes things like how much you spend on food each week, how …

Chatbots

Health Tip: Drink some Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe vera was used to treat soldiers’ wounds as long ago as 65 AD, and it’s still one of the most widely cultivated botanicals.<p>According to the …

Alternative Medicine

What It Means to Love Ourselves Unconditionally

Lately, I’ve been thinking about self-love and what it means to love ourselves unconditionally. What does this really look like on a day-to-day basis?<p>…

12 Brownies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

Want permission to eat brownies for breakfast? You're an adult, so you can make brownies part of your morning meal in any way you please.<p>And if you want a little help, we've rounded up some smarter ways to go about it. A few of these chocolate recipes are made healthier with snuck-in oats or …

Breakfast

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

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5 Signs You’re Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur

Natural entrepreneurs think in the future tense. Being merely up-to-date is to be behind the curve.<p>The beauty of entrepreneurship is that it’s open to anyone. Got an idea and a little ambition? Go for it!<p>But while it takes good, old-fashioned hard work and discipline to run your own business, it’s …

Entrepreneurship

4 Daily Habits That Lead To Success

Yes, making your bed every morning can help you live a more successful and productive life.<p>Can making your bed in the morning and keeping a to-do list get you closer to the life you want to lead? Sociologist Dr. Randall Bell, author of the upcoming book <i>Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones</i> …

Time Management

How Should You Behave On A First Date?

Photographed by Maria Del Rio.<p>Does it pay to play nice in the dating game? It does if you're a lady, according to a new study published in the</i> …

The latest frontier in spoiled parenting

If being able to afford multiple children these days is a luxury, then giving each one of them your full attention for several hours a week is the …

Parenting

5 Habits to Start & Keep Today to Be More Organized

(Image credit: Sibylle Roessler)<p>Have you always dreamed of being a naturally organized person? Well, nature or nurture, it's not impossible to train …

Minimalism