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Girl's Heartfelt Message to Her Astronaut Dad Can Be Seen from Space

As the daughter of an astronaut, 13-year-old Stephanie is used to her father being away on missions in space, but she still misses him every day that he's gone. Automaker Hyundai recently tried to help bridge the distance between Stephanie in Houston and the International Space Station where her …

Space

Government plans to put calls by emergency services on mobile networks

The coalition is planning to put calls by the emergency services on commercial mobile phone networks, in a move that some fear could put lives at risk by forcing police, fire and ambulance workers to share airwaves with the general public.<p>The government has its own taxpayer-built network for …

Washington state lawmakers vote to overhaul medical pot industry | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries running in parallel with recreational-use cannabis stores, in a first step towards reconciling the disjointed markets.<p>While marijuana remains illegal under federal law, voters in …

Cannabis

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

<i>Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "WEED 3: The Marijuana Revolution</i>" at 9 p.m. ET Sunday on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also …

Cannabis

The Forgotten Story of America's First EMT Services

A new documentary tells how a paramedic unit from a troubled part of Pittsburgh became a national model.<p>In the 1960s, if you were having a medical emergency, a police van would respond, not the paramedics. There were no other standardized, government-run emergency services in America at the time. …

How to Add an Emergency Medical Card to Your Lock Screen on iPhone

If you have a medical issue such as a seizure disorder, cardiac condition, or similar problem that may leave you unable to communicate with medics and other first responders, it's important to have a simple method they can use to understand your situation so they can best help you. While a medical …

Medical Conditions