More than 100 families have moved to Colorado for medical marijuana, group says

03/10/2014 3:48 pm0 comments
Medical marijuana refugees: 'This was our only hope'

By Saundra Young CNN   (CNN) — They’ve come from as far away as Australia and Canada, or as close as Oklahoma. They are of different backgrounds and ages, but they’ve all moved to Colorado for the same thing: medical marijuana to treat their sick children. “Jordan had her first [...]

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Record number of women using IVF to get pregnant

02/17/2014 2:47 pm0 comments
n vitro fertilization treatments account for about 1.5% of all babies born in the United States in 2012, a new report says.

  By Jen Christensen CNN   (CNN) — More American women have had medical help to have their babies than ever, according to the latest annual report from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. The group represents the greater majority of in clinics in the United States. Their report showed [...]

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Flu vaccine may work better in women, study suggests

12/23/2013 2:43 pm0 comments
Line for Flu shots 2013

By Nadia Kounang, CNN While some may consider women “the fairer sex,” science says otherwise. It’s been known that women, in general, have stronger immune systems. Researchers say males have more bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic reactions than females, as well as more severe reactions, and women have a “more [...]

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Los Angeles City Council Moves to Restrict E-Cigarette Sale

12/04/2013 2:02 pm0 comments
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By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council moved today to prevent the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors by expanding the city’s tobacco- vending laws to include the battery-powered smoking alternatives. The council voted 15-0 to approve an ordinance that requires [...]

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Mortality Rate

12/02/2013 5:17 pm0 comments

LA County AIDS Death Rate Drops 50 Percent: Study Eds: The county Department of Public Health’s office of communications can be reached at (213) 240-8144; email, media@ph.lacounty.gov. LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 50 percent drop in death rates for AIDS, and drops in death rates for strokes and heart disease, [...]

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L.A. to crack down on pot dispensaries

10/29/2013 2:51 pm0 comments
L.A. to crack down on pot dispensaries

  From City News Service Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said he is going after not just marijuana dispensaries but also property owners as part of his enforcement of Proposition D, a voter-approved measure that winnowed the number of legal pot shops down to 135. Property owners who violate [...]

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