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Minnesota Health Commissioner: Marijuana Patients See Many Benefits, No Serious Adverse Events

At the end of the first year of the Minnesota medical marijuana program, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is reporting good news about medical cannabis. Early data from MDH research is being heralded as “a first-of-its-kind study,” and it shows that medical marijuana has been positive for most of the state’s patients. The study uses survey results and enrollment, ...

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Steroid Use For Conditions Like Bronchitis Linked To Higher Rates Of Adverse Events Sepsis, VTE and Fractures

People are often given short-term corticosteroids like prednisone to treat symptoms of conditions like bronchitis or back pain. Short term steroid use often helps people feel better quicker and can save lives. Still, these popular drugs are not without adverse effects. No drugs are. University of Michigan researchers would like people to be aware of a new link they found ...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Rowing events in Rio cancelled because of high winds

Media playback is not supported on this device High winds meant that Sunday’s Olympic rowing events were postponed at the Lagoa Stadium in Rio. Team GB’s Heather Stanning and Helen Glover were due to compete in one of 10 events beginning at 12:30 BST. However, bad weather delayed the start by two hours before the rowing was called off at ...

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Battle of the Somme: Centenary remembrance events held

Commemorations are being held in the UK and France to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. A ceremony at the Lochnagar crater on the battlefield began the day’s memorials, ahead of a two-minute silence to mark the start of the World War One battle. On Thursday night, the Queen laid a wreath of flowers ...

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Internet Commenters Able to Detect Political Themes in Seemingly Random Events

Image via FB It is a mistake to read too much into internet comments; then again, it is a mistake to read nothing into internet comments. They offer a view into the psyche of a large subset of the population—a view that cannot be found anywhere else outside of court records. For the stereotypical American Internet Commenter, #content on the ...

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Herschel Walker — Blackballed By Trump Haters … Axed From Speaking Events (VIDEO)

Herschel Walker says he’s paying the price for supporting Donald Trump — telling TMZ Sports he’s been dropped from multiple speaking engagements for publicly backing the GOP candidate.  Walker was one of Trump’s first big celebrity endorsers — praising his former “Celebrity Apprentice” boss as a brilliant man who will truly make America great again.  But after he went public, ...

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“Most of the outlets are reporting on world events from Washington,” White House press secretary Jos

“Most of the outlets are reporting on world events from Washington,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Friday, according to The Washington Post, responding to reports about a narrative meant to mislead about the Iran deal. “The average reporter we talk to is 27 years old, and their only reporting experience consists of being around political campaigns. ...

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Can You Guess Which of These Very Short Events Lasted Longer Than Carly Fiorina’s VP Run?

Photo: AP Carly Fiorina was a candidate for Vice President for six days—a period of time in which she managed to sing a creepy song, fall off of a stage, and fail just one more time in her ongoing quest to attain political office. It was a long 144 hours—just a few hours shy of how long James Franco’s arm ...

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Star Wars Day: May Fourth Activities, Events And How To Celebrate

Today is May 4, and it is also Star Wars Day. The celebration comes from the catchphrase in the original Star Wars movie, “May the force be with you.” This has been turned to “May the fourth be with you” so on every May fourth; Star Wars fans worldwide celebrate Star Wars Day. There are many ways to celebrate Star ...

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Toronto Pride Becomes A Month Of Events; Check Out Who Will Be There!

In June, Toronto celebrates 35 years of pride parades. And the big news? Instead of only having a week of Pride events, this year there will be a full month of activities to mark the very first Pride Month in Toronto. This morning, it was announced in a press release at the Oasis Aqualounge (formerly known as the Club Baths, ...

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