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Michigan residents wonder why anxiety isn't a condition for medical marijuana

Michigan residents wonder why anxiety isn't a condition for medical marijuana

FREMONT, Mich – Autism, Colitis and Parkinson’s Disease are among the 11 illnesses added to the list for qualifying conditions to get a Michigan medical marijuana card. Among the 11 denied? Anxiety, depression and brain injury. In a four to two vote by the review panel, both anxiety and depression were denied. Most members of […]

Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

Israeli scientists stand next to an unmanned spacecraft in Yahud Thomson Reuters By Ari Rabinovitch YEHUD, Israel (Reuters) – An Israeli non-profit group plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon in February in the first landing of its kind since 2013. The craft, which is shaped like a round table with four carbon […]

Cases of Legionnaires' disease up 26 percent in state since 2017

Cases of Legionnaires' disease up 26 percent in state since 2017

(WXYZ) – A new warning tonight from Michigan’s Health Department after a spike in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the state. Michigan’s Health and Human Services is now working to alert health providers of the jump in order to protect the public.  There has been a 26 percent jump in cases compared to a year […]

World's Oldest Color Discovered In Rocks Deep Beneath Sahara Desert

World's Oldest Color Discovered In Rocks Deep Beneath Sahara Desert

A team of international scientists led by researchers from Australia found the oldest color in Earth’s geological record. The ancient pigment found in rocks beneath the Sahara desert could be ten times older than the T-rex.  ( The Australian National University ) An international team of scientists discovered the oldest color in the geological record […]

If we really want to eradicate diseases such as Ebola, we need a new strategy

If we really want to eradicate diseases such as Ebola, we need a new strategy

A World Health Organization aid worker gets vaccinated in Mbandaka, Congo, in May. (Sam Mednick/AP) A recent Ebola outbreak in western Congo is under control — a feat global health leaders have attributed in large part to the apparent success of the experimental Ebola vaccine and the public health campaign that enabled its distribution in […]

Scientists race to create more resilient coral, which they hope will survive in warming oceans

Scientists race to create more resilient coral, which they hope will survive in warming oceans

In a hurricane-proof lab miles down the Florida Keys, scientists coddle, the way a parent might, tiny pieces of coral from the moment they are spawned until they are just hearty enough to be separated into specimens equipped to survive in the wild. Then these dark-green fragments are put through misery, plunged into tanks mimicking […]

Brit tot suffers SEVERE allergic reaction after taking 'just a whiff' of Lidl nuts

Brit tot suffers SEVERE allergic reaction after taking 'just a whiff' of Lidl nuts

SWNS NUT ALLERGY: Eddison Neville had the severe reaction in a Lidl store Eddison Neville, two, took a smell of the nuts – which were displayed on a low-lying shelf. The little boy has been shopping with mother Hannah, 20, when he wandered over to a “help yourself” section. Despite […]

Moon And Mars: Double Celestial Event Coming Up This Month

Moon And Mars: Double Celestial Event Coming Up This Month

On the intervening night of July 27-28, the Moon will be totally eclipsed for one hour, 43 minutes. Kolkata:  With Mars closer than it has been in 15 years, almost double the brilliance of Jupiter through the naked eye, and the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, space enthusiasts can tune into the skies […]

Medicine Today: Mom's choices can affect child obesity

Medicine Today: Mom's choices can affect child obesity

By Anant MandawatGuest Columnist Saturday Jul 7, 2018 at 4:36 PM Jul 7, 2018 at 4:36 PM Mothers play an important role in all aspects of their children’s lives, especially their health. Almost 20 percent of children in the United State are obese and there is a greater focus on strategies to reduce the childhood obesity epidemic. A new study in the […]

Save coral reefs the Belize way

Save coral reefs the Belize way

COLLECTIVE action is required to preserve Bahrain’s coral reefs in similar fashion to efforts exerted by Belize, a Caribbean nation that is home to parts of the largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere. Bahrain Authority for Culture Authority (Baca) antiquities and museums director Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa believes that […]