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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 ...

Prescription heroin gets green light in Canada

(CNN)Health Canada has amended its regulations to allow Canadian doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for those who are severely addicted to the drug. Last week’s change ...

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 ...

24 hospitalized in drug overdose at Ohio music festival

(CNN)Twenty-four people attending a music festival in Ohio were hospitalized Saturday from drug overdoses, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s office. No one lost ...

Hundreds of babies born drug-dependent – BBC News

Lisa Batty, 37, from Bradford, gave birth to four children who were addicted to heroin. “I didn’t care that my kids were addicted to drugs, I was more concerned ...

How Knockoff Fentanyl Dodges Cops

The synthetic opioid that killed Prince is part of a tangled international network of copycat drugs, and its impossible for authorities to keep up.”> Fentanyl isnt a new drug. ...

How Other Primates Self-Medicate And What They Could Teach Us

Despite our advances in technology and medicine, we seem to be fighting a never-ending battle against a number of diseases and ailments. As viruses become more complex and bacteria ...

The Hefty Price Of Study Drug Misuse On College Campuses

Nonmedical use of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drugs on college campuses, such as Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta and Vyvanse, has exploded in the past decade, with ...

Sergey Brins Search for a Parkinsons Cure

Several evenings a week, after a day’s work at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, Sergey Brin drives up the road to a local pool. There, he changes into swim trunks, ...

We Love Ready Meals But What Are They Doing To Our Health?

Who doesnt like a ready meal once in a while? People in the UK certainly do: consumption of ready meals and convenience meat products has increased five-fold over the last 40 years, ...
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