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Health officials: 3 cases of rare polio-like illness in Georgia

By: Travis Maurer, Jaclyn Schultz   ATLANTA – Georgia officials report three cases of a rare polio-like illness in young children, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn cases have spiked nationwide. Of the 127 [Read More]

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White House to unveil federal cannabis reform ‘very soon,’ says GOP lawmaker

FOXBusiness – The White House is planning on tackling cannabis reform after the midterm elections, according to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif. Rohrabacher tells FOX Business that the Trump administration has made a “solid commitment” to [Read More]

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West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Dunwoody Woman

By Tim Darnell, Patch Staff   DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – An elderly Dunwoody woman is reportedly the latest death associated with the West Nile virus. Officials have confirmed the first death from [Read More]

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CNN founder Ted Turner says he’s diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia

Fox 5 News NEW YORK – Ted Turner revealed he is battling with a progressive brain disorder. In an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning” that airs this weekend, the 79-year-old founder of [Read More]

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Coke could make a move into cannabis-infused drinks

By Chris Isidore Coca-Cola is considering a move into the growing market for cannabis-infused drinks. Coke said in a statement Monday that it is “closely watching” the growth of CBD, [Read More]

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BREAKTHROUGH: US Seniors Turning To Marijuana Instead of Pills

MARA GORDON Members of the generation that came of age in the era of marijuana are reaching for weed in their golden years. A study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence this [Read More]

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Common STDs Hit New U.S. Record

By Joseph P. Williams, Staff Writer As cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have surged, the CDC also warns one of the diseases is getting closer to becoming drug-resistant. IN A [Read More]

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Cause of aggressive skin cancer in patients with butterfly syndrome

Source:Thomas Jefferson University Patients with a rare skin disease, commonly called Butterfly Syndrome, that causes chronic blistering and extensive scarring also develop an aggressive and fatal form of cancer early [Read More]

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History of heavy drinking linked to more aggressive prostate cancer

Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) – Among men getting a prostate biopsy, those with a history of consuming seven or more drinks a week are more likely than nondrinkers to be [Read More]