Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

Oct. 10, 2019 — A salmonella outbreak linked to pet turtles has sickened 21 people in 13 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Seven people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, the CDC said in an update about the ongoing […]

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Farm-to-Table Movement Goes to School

News Consumer News Farm-to-Table Movement Goes to School FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 — There’s a healthy new twist in the farm-to-table movement: Getting farm-fresh food to school lunchrooms and even having students grow their own crops as part of learning. Colorado was a pioneer in passing the “Farm-to-School Healthy Kids Act” in 2010. The move […]

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Standard Memory Tests for Seniors Might Differ by Gender

Are Off-Label Drugs Safe for Treating MS? By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are some tests designed to measure memory declines missing signs of trouble in women? New research suggests that might […]

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New Finding Challenges Old Notions About Dyslexia

THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 — The cerebellum does not affect reading ability in people with dyslexia, according to a new study that challenges a controversial theory. The cerebellum is a brain structure traditionally involved in motor function. Some researchers have suggested in the past that it plays a role in dyslexia-related reading problems. This new […]

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 How Long Does CBD Stay In Your Body?

October 10, 2019 Posted by: Shane Dwyer Category: CBD Oil If you are a CBD user, you should know that a lot of factors can affect the way your body processes CBD. There is only one clear thing – it will not stay in your body for longer than one week. […]

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You’ve Lost the Weight — Now Keep It Off to Keep Diabetes at Bay

Meal Planning 101: Tips to Control Blood Sugar Levels By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The health of people with type 2 diabetes often improves dramatically with a 5% to 10% weight loss […]

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Barley: A Tasty Alternative to Rice

THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 — Looking for a simple yet delicious way to enjoy whole grains? Start with nutritious, easy-to-cook barley, a great swap for processed grains like white rice. When shopping, choose hulled barley instead of pearl. Hulled barley retains more of the outer bran layer with its fiber and nutrients. Pearl parley has […]

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Need a Celebrity to Promote Your Weed Brand? There’s an Athlete for That.

Society has a complicated and sometimes conflicted relationship with professional athletes, but if there’s anything about jocks that we all want to emulate, it’s those hot, chiseled bods. Our opportunities to gain those physiques traditionally have started with buying shoes or training equipment endorsed by current all-stars, but now retired athletes have entered the fray, […]

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$8 Billion Award in Risperdal Lawsuit

A lawsuit over the antipsychotic drug Risperdal has led to an $ 8 billion punitive damages award against Johnson & Johnson and one of its subsidiaries. The award was handed out Tuesday by a Philadelphia jury. The plaintiff’s attorneys argued that the drug is linked to abnormal […]

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Humans May Possess Ability to Regrow Cartilage

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 — Humans may lack the salamander skill of regrowing a limb, but a new study suggests they do have some capacity to restore cartilage in their joints. The findings run counter to a widely held belief: Because the cartilage cushioning your joints lacks its own blood supply, your body can’t repair […]

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At Sustainability Symposium, Cannabis Regulations Collide and Cooperate

“Sustainability is important in every sector of every type of economy, and we are proud that Colorado set a good bar for the cannabis industry,” said Governor Jared Polis during a visit to the 2019 Cannabis Sustainability Symposium. But the symposium’s organizer, the Cannabis Certification Council, is always looking for ways to shrink the new […]

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Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A

Foods That Help Your Liver Passengers on several American Airline flights in the U.S. may have been exposed to hepatitis A by a flight attendant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The CDC said the flight attendant had […]

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Veggies’ Popularity Is All in the Name

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 — How do you make healthy food more popular? Start by giving it a yummy-sounding name, researchers say. People are much more likely to choose good-for-you foods like broccoli or carrots if labeled with names that emphasize taste over nutritional value, according to Alia Crum, an assistant professor of psychology at […]

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Ask a Stoner: Smoking Hemp Buds

Dear Stoner: Are hemp cigarettes or joints a thing? Like, all hemp?Justine Dear Justine: Smoking hemp is turning into very much of a thing, as well as a headache for law enforcement. Since the feds legalized hemp late last year, state and local prosecutors have had to drop hundreds, if not thousands, of low-level marijuana […]

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Squirrels’ stash of winter walnuts causes car chaos

Walnuts and grass hidden by squirrels are seen under the hood of a car, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S. in this October 7, 2019 image obtained via social media. Chris and Holly Persic via REUTERS (Reuters) – Squirreling away supplies for winter took on a whole new meaning for a couple in the United States, […]

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