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Study: A National Medical Marijuana Program Would Save Medicaid $1 Billion a ...
29 Apr 2017 at 6:12am

Madison.com

Study: A National Medical Marijuana Program Would Save Medicaid $1 Billion a Year
Madison.com
The marijuana industry is growing like a weed. Last year, legal weed sales grew by 34%, according to cannabis research firm ArcView, and by 2021, legal sales (which includes medical and recreational pot) are expected to exceed $22 billion. Investment ...
Iowa takes small step to expand medical marijuana program, but advocates want moreThe Cannabist
California issues historic medical marijuana ...

'Stealthing': Victims Describe Partners Removing Condoms During Sex Without C...
29 Apr 2017 at 3:19am

NBCNews.com

'Stealthing': Victims Describe Partners Removing Condoms During Sex Without Consent
NBCNews.com
That's according to a new report, in which victims go on to describe the disturbing practice of "stealthing" ? when their sexual partners remove condoms without their knowledge or consent. "I think that when you don't have the vocabulary you struggle ...
Some call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assaultCNN
Dangerous new sex trend called 'stealthing' on the riseBloomington Pantagraph
'R...

Scotland's papers: 'Butcher surgeon' and Rangers takeover - BBC News
29 Apr 2017 at 1:33am

BBC News

Scotland's papers: 'Butcher surgeon' and Rangers takeover
BBC News
Several of the Scottish front pages feature the Scots breast surgeon who carried out botched and unnecessary operations. The Herald has a picture of one of his victims with the headline: "I was mutilated by Scots surgeon." Ian Paterson, who "played God ...
Hospital bosses ignored complaints about butcher surgeon with 'God complex' for years, report findsIrish Independent
Hundreds of private patients seek compensation from ...

US Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer - NPR
28 Apr 2017 at 1:19pm

NPR

US Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer
NPR
Come July, the yellow fever vaccine could be tough to find. So, if you're traveling this summer to a place with the disease, you probably want to schedule a trip to a clinic sooner rather than later, the Centers for Diseases for Control and Prevention ...
US yellow fever vaccine supply will run out this summer, CDC saysCNN
Supply of yellow fever vaccine on pace to run out by summerWashington Post
Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine Ha...

Lamb fetuses can now grow in artificial wombs. Will humans be next? - Los Ang...
28 Apr 2017 at 4:01am

Los Angeles Times

Lamb fetuses can now grow in artificial wombs. Will humans be next?
Los Angeles Times
When babies are born, they draw their first breaths. Those gulps of oxygen trigger the lungs to stop developing. When babies are born prematurely, the same thing happens. But a preemie's lungs are critically underdeveloped. Scientific advancements have ...
Recreating the womb for preemiesBioEdge
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs growWPRI 12 Eyewitness News
An extra-uterine sys...

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