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Updates in Health News:

The truth behind the 'first marijuana overdose death' headlines

Washington Post - 19 hours ago
A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about “the first marijuana overdose death” this week. Except that's not what the...

Want to live longer? Get a dog

CNN - 18 hours ago
(CNN) The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear-- physical activity, support, companionship -- but owning a dog could literally be saving your life. Dog ownership is associated with a...

17 tips to pick the freshest veggies and ripest fruit

Today.com - 8 hours ago
Refusing to eat broccoli or skipping the salad bar aren't just habits exhibited by picky kids; turns out, most grown-ups aren't eating their fruits and veggies, either. Federal guidelines...

Italian doctor says world's first human head transplant 'imminent'

USA TODAY - 18 hours ago
An Italian doctor announced Friday that he will soon perform the world's first human head transplant in China because medical communities in the United States and Europe would not permit the...

Rev. Jesse Jackson In A Battle Against Parkinson's Disease

Forbes - 5 hours ago
Pictured here the Reverend Jesse Jackson attends Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio....

Puppies from Puerto Rico pose health risk, after being diagnosed with bacterial infection

My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22 - 6 hours ago
HANOVER, N.H. - Puppies who made their way from Puerto Rico to Vermont and New Hampshire were found to be infected, or at risk for a bacterial infection. New Hampshire's Department of Health and...

How evolution shaped passenger pigeons' DNA — and their fate

Axios - 10 hours ago
A new study suggests passenger pigeons, which once covered North America with massive flocks before their extinction in the early 20th century, may have maintained stable populations for thousands of...

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