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Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 01:48 AM EDT

CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States

CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States

CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday it will begin selling hemp-derived CBD products in eight states. The national drug store chain will be marketing the topical cannabidiol products, such as creams, sprays and...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 12:53 PM EDT

Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His Children to Chickenpox

Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His Children to Chickenpox

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune. Public health authorities strongly...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 06:14 PM EDT

Kale Now One of the Most Pesticide-Contaminated Vegetables

Kale Now One of the Most Pesticide-Contaminated Vegetables

Often touted for being highly nutritious, kale has joined the list of 11 other fruits and vegetables known to be “dirty,” according to an analysis by the Environmental Working Group. The watchdog group...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 01:31 PM EDT

FDA Issues Warning to Two Breast Implant Makers

FDA Issues Warning to Two Breast Implant Makers

Less than a week before a major hearing on breast implant safety, the FDA issued two warning letters to implant manufacturers, citing their failure to do proper safety studies. The letters sent to Mentor and...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:51 PM EDT

Smoking Strong Pot Daily Raises Psychosis Risk, Study Finds

Smoking Strong Pot Daily Raises Psychosis Risk, Study Finds

Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. T...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 04:58 AM EDT

Jury Finds Monsanto Was a Factor in Calif. Man's Cancer

Jury Finds Monsanto Was a Factor in Calif. Man's Cancer

A jury in federal court in San Francisco has ruled that Roundup weed killer was a factor in causing a California man's cancer in a weeks-long trial that started last month. Edwin Hardeman of Sonoma County, 70...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 08:08 AM EDT

FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves Drug for Treating Postpartum Depression

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics' Zulresso, an IV drug given over...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:53 AM EDT

Cat Cannibalism: Report Discloses 'Questionable' Gov't Animal Experiments

Cat Cannibalism: Report Discloses 'Questionable' Gov't Animal Experiments

U.S. government scientists bought hundreds of dead dogs and cats from "Asian meat markets" and conducted experiments that included feeding their remains to healthy lab cats for needless research, according to a...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 01:26 PM EDT

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended

Daily Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks No Longer Recommended

Taking a low-dose aspirin daily to prevent a heart attack or stroke is no longer recommended for adults age 70 or over, according to new guidelines released Sunday, NBC News reported. The American College...

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM EDT

Group With Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

Group With Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad echoes objections from drugmakers by warning that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs...

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