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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 10:23 AM PDT

Sleeping With the TV On May Make You Gain Weight

Sleeping With the TV On May Make You Gain Weight

Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 06:02 AM PDT

Not to Be Outdone, Tyson Enters Plant-Based Meat Market

Not to Be Outdone, Tyson Enters Plant-Based Meat Market

The fast-growing market for meat alternatives has a surprising new player: Tyson Foods. Tyson, one of the world's largest meat producers, will begin selling nuggets made from pea protein at grocery stores this...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 02:05 AM PDT

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Exits Congo

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Exits Congo

A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 05:41 PM PDT

Drug Company Teva Widens Recall of Heart Medication

Drug Company Teva Widens Recall of Heart Medication

Teva Pharmaceuticals has expanded its recall of blood pressure and heart medicine by discontinuing sales of certain 50 mg and 100 mg strength losartan potassium USP Tablets, according to the U.S. Food and...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 03:49 PM PDT

Is the Keto Diet Safe? Everything You Need to Know

Is the Keto Diet Safe? Everything You Need to Know

An estimated 45 million Americans go on diets each year to improve their eating habits or lose weight. And while there's no shortage of diets to choose from, the latest weight-loss trend gaining an increasing...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:17 PM PDT

5-Year-Old Dies of Ebola as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border

5-Year-Old Dies of Ebola as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border

A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:48 PM PDT

Marijuana Health Claims Lure Patients as Science Catches Up

Marijuana Health Claims Lure Patients as Science Catches Up

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...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 12:09 AM PDT

Medical Pot Takes Hit When Weed Legal for All

Medical Pot Takes Hit When Weed Legal for All

When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few years, according to a data analysis...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 04:47 PM PDT

Medical Pot Laws No Answer for US Opioid Deaths, Study Finds

Medical Pot Laws No Answer for US Opioid Deaths, Study Finds

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:23 PM PDT

Sleeping With the TV on May Make You Gain Weight

Sleeping With the TV on May Make You Gain Weight

Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes...

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