Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sherri Kent: Calgary Mom Shares Photo Of Son Dying Of Fentanyl Overdose To Warn Others About Opioid Abuse

Calgary woman Sherri Kent is still grieving after losing her son Michael to what may have been a Fentanyl overdose. But with a photo of her lying next to her dying son on a hospital bed having recently gone viral, she hopes the photo and its accompanying message will raise awareness of the dangers of opioid abuse. According to a ...

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Autism Linked To Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy, New Study Says

A new study has found a link between autism and the smoking habits of the child’s maternal grandmother. In a study published April 27 in Scientific Reports, scientists at the University of Bristol studied 14,500 participants in its Children of the 90s, which studied kids in the Avon, UK, area born in 1991 to 1992. They found a link between ...

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Autism Linked To Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy, New Study Says

A new study has found a link between autism and the smoking habits of the child’s maternal grandmother. In a study published April 27 in Scientific Reports, scientists at the University of Bristol studied 14,500 participants in its Children of the 90s, which studied kids in the Avon, UK, area born in 1991 to 1992. They found a link between ...

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Mosquito-Borne Malaria Is On The Rise In The U.S., New Report Says

If you are planning a trip abroad this summer, it might be a good idea to grab your mosquito spray because a new report suggests the mosquito-bourne illness malaria is on the rise in the U.S. According to the report published April 24 in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, although endemic malaria was effectively wiped out in ...

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Left-Handed People More Likely To Have Thin Faces, Also Have Higher Risk Of Developing TB

Being left-handed carries a lot of unnecessary stigma. Throughout generations, there have been myriad myths about southpaws going around, and it still isn’t uncommon in some cultures for children born left-handed to be turned into righties. And while there have also been certain conditions or traits that research has mainly associated with lefties, a new study suggests another rather peculiar ...

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Left-Handed People More Likely To Have Thin Faces, Also Have Higher Risk Of Developing TB

Being left-handed carries a lot of unnecessary stigma. Throughout generations, there have been myriad myths about southpaws going around, and it still isn’t uncommon in some cultures for children born left-handed to be turned into righties. And while there have also been certain conditions or traits that research has mainly associated with lefties, a new study suggests another rather peculiar ...

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Is A Spoon Health Test Accurate? Viral Video Explains Licked Spoon Test For Health Checks At Home

Is a licked spoon test an accurate tool for checking your health at home? That is the claim featured in a now-viral video that has been making waves on Facebook this week. The video, which was initially posted on Facebook Thursday, walks users through conducting a licked spoon test as an “easy way to check your health in a minute.” ...

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Is A Spoon Health Test Accurate? Viral Video Explains Licked Spoon Test For Health Checks At Home

Is a licked spoon test an accurate tool for checking your health at home? That is the claim featured in a now-viral video that has been making waves on Facebook this week. The video, which was initially posted on Facebook Thursday, walks users through conducting a licked spoon test as an “easy way to check your health in a minute.” ...

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Is A Spoon Health Test Accurate? Viral Video Explains Licked Spoon Test For Health Checks At Home

Is a licked spoon test an accurate tool for checking your health at home? That is the claim featured in a now-viral video that has been making waves on Facebook this week. The video, which was initially posted on Facebook Thursday, walks users through conducting a licked spoon test as an “easy way to check your health in a minute.” ...

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Medical Marijuana: Mexico Permits Millions Of Epilepsy Patients To Use Cannabis

Legal medical marijuana will soon be available south of the border. On Friday, lawmakers in Mexico overwhelmingly approved a bill authorizing cannabis for medical use nationwide. The popular bill passed by a 374-7 vote in Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies. As medical marijuana legislation was previously accepted by the Senate five months ago, it will move to President Enrique Pena Nieto ...

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