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Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

Gang-rape images posted on Twitter shock Brazil as investigation continues

Police attempt to identify more than 30 suspects after alleged assault and its social media aftermath prompt public outcry over misogyny and online abuse<p>Police in Brazil are attempting to identify 30 men who allegedly participated in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, which was filmed on a …

Social Media

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

Breakfast

27 Times The "Harry Potter" Cast Were Hilarious And Lovely To Each Other On Twitter

Muggle goals.

This Letter To J.K. Rowling From The Mother Of A Cancer Patient Is Extremely Moving

"You built Hogwarts as a home for her to return to."

Books

Here's How To Instantly Upgrade Pancakes

Fact: Pancakes make ~everything~ better.<p><b>Pancake Batter</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 cups pancake mix<p>1½ cups water<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix and water, stirring until smooth with no lumps.<p>____<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Pancake Batter (see …

An Up-All-Night Thriller That Holds You Captive

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf<p>One effect of being an avid reader is that almost everything reminds me of a book. I'll see a story on the news about a prison break and think, "That's just like <i>Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.</i>" Anytime someone mentions taking a break from Facebook or …

Books

Bartering With Your Life: A Conversation With Siobhan Adcock

Bridget, the main character in Siobhan Adcock's novel, <i>The Barter</i>, faces one of life's hardest questions: what would you give to save your family? To save your life? Adcock spoke to me about the nature of sacrifice, how women barter, and the power of fairy tale.<p><b>The Barter is such a haunting book;</b> …

Parenting

'Waking Up', by SAM HARRIS: A Book Review

I approached Sam Harris' <i>Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion</i> with some advance resistance, knowing its author's reputation as something of a crusader (forgive the term!) against all religions. Even though I share his skepticism about conventional religion, I'm not enough of a …

Consciousness

25 Healthier Versions Of Your Favorite Desserts

This means they're basically salad, right?