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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:12 AM PDT

Largest Cannabis Cultivation Facility in US Proposed for New Mexico

Largest Cannabis Cultivation Facility in US Proposed for New Mexico

A project described as the largest cannabis cultivation facility in North America was proposed in New Mexico Thursday. Ultra Health announced the acquisition of farmland while unveiling a three-dimensional...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:41 AM PDT

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Don't Eat the Lettuce: E. Coli Outbreak Booms to 53 Cases

Health investigators have identified chopped romaine lettuce from Arizona as the probable culprit of an 11-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least seven people in New Jersey as well as people in New...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 08:44 AM PDT

Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: New Data

Americans Filling Far Fewer Opioid Prescriptions: New Data

New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year. They showed their biggest drop in 25 years. The decline comes amid increasing legal...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:44 AM PDT

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Suicide Risk Rises With Quick Repeat Deployments: Study

Soldiers are more at risk of suicide when they're repeatedly deployed with six months or less between rotations, and when they're sent to war too soon after they join the service, new research shows. Dr. Robert...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 03:17 AM PDT

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

Ethicist Foresees Choosing Your Baby From Dozens of Embryos

There are dozens more choices for which of your embryos should be placed in the womb to become your child. That's the future a biomedical ethics expert envisions for 20 to 40 years from now — soon enough...

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