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Kratom: The Bitter Plant That Could Help Opioid Addictsif the DEA Doesnt Ban It

Ariana Campellone grew up in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. It is a small community, affluent and charmingly New England. Heroin was very available there, and very good. By age 15, Campellone ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...

The doctor will not see you now: How Singapore is pioneering telemedicine

(CNN)Stroke patients in Singapore are using iPads for remote rehabilitation — removing the need to visit their clinic. The new treatment is part of a tele-rehabilitation program ...

Why you may want to think twice before sharing drug overdose photos

(CNN)It was a well-intentioned attempt to show the disturbing effects of drug addiction, a common strategy among law enforcement agencies. Officials in East Liverpool, Ohio, released ...

How the sugar industry sweetened research in its favor

(CNN)Scientists began to uncover a link between sugar and heart disease about 60 years ago, and now, the general consensus among experts is that sugar intake is associated with heart ...

‘We felt cursed’: how altruistic surrogacy can give hope after years of heartbreak

Jessie Thomas says while she would recommend altruistic surrogacy to others, there should be room for some commercialisation of the industry Giving back is something Jessie and Marty ...

New Dunsyre Blue cheese recall amid E.coli fears – BBC News

A multi-agency incident management team (IMT) chaired by Health Protection Scotland has been investigating an outbreak of the same strain of E.coli O157 in which 20 people were ...

Ticks found on ‘one third’ of dogs, researchers say – BBC News

In the most serious cases, it can be fatal. Almost 15,000 dogs from across the UK were examined in the study, which was carried out by Bristol University last year. Just under ...

Magical Mo Farah bags another Olympic gold and earns his place in history

Britains Farah, 33, streaks clear of field to clinch double double of 5,000m and 10,000m The years and opponents might change, but for Mo Farah some things remain ever present: that ...

To Fight Zika Beyond Florida We Need Better Sex Ed

In light of the recent news that Zika virus could stay in semen for more than six months twice as long as scientists previously though the virus could be detected it’s time for ...

My friend the North Korean defector – BBC News

He took to tennis when his wife complained about his obsession with golf But he seemed so British. He seemed so at home. He seemed so middle-class, so conservative, so dapper. ...
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