How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate can throw off potency tests so labels aren’t always accurate, and now scientists are trying to figure out why.
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By Carla K. Johnson The Associated Press
When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer?
Now a study has answers, finding no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs when comparing results from doctors trained before and after caps limiting duties to 80 hours per week took effect.
SEATTLE — Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.
At least 1.4 million Americans are using marijuana for their health , according to an Associated Press analysis of states that track medical marijuana patients.
SEATTLE — A London man appears to be free of the virus that causes AIDS after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the “Berlin patient,” doctors reported.
A new Super Bowl commercial aims to calm frenzied football fans with oddly relaxing images of actress Zoe Kravitz whispering into a pair of microphones and softly tapping on a bottle.
The beer ad already has drawn more than 10 million views and stands to expose a vast audience to an internet craze known as ASMR, or autonomous sensory meridian response.
The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school.
Dick Tracey didn’t have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.
Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell to his knees.
“I needed to search with my hand for something solid around me,” he said.
For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren’t so addictive.
CHICAGO — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?
Health Secretary Tom Price’s recent comments one replying to a reporter’s question, the other in a newspaper op-ed waver between two strongly held views.
CHICAGO — Heavy seniors who want to lose pounds safely shouldn’t skip the weight machines or the treadmill, new research suggests.