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4 Surprising Factors That Could Increase Miscarriage Risk

Miscarriages occur in approximately 10 percent of all clinically recognized pregnancies, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists reported. Common risk factors for naturally losing a baby during early pregnancy are advanced maternal age and prior early pregnancy loss. We’ve listed four additional risk factors that could surprise you. Read: Trying To Get Pregnant Or Already…

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People Using Medical Marijuana Drink Less and Gobble Fewer Pain Pills

Medical Marijuana Linked To Decreased Alcohol Consumption, Less Opioid Use

Coming home after a long day at work has become synonymous with pouring a big glass of wine, but is this long-held American tradition changing? California-based medical marijuana technology company Eaze just released a new report which shows that alcohol drinkers in California are turning to marijuana as a safer, more natural alternative for alleviating everyday…

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What's in Your Fast Food Wrapper?

It’s no secret that fast food isn’t healthy, but could the wrapper that holds your greasy sandwich together also pose a threat to your health? A new study revealed that some harmful substances, called perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), were found in fast food wrappings. Typically, these chemicals are use in stain-resistant products, firefighting materials, and even nonstick…

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6 Best Natural Cold Remedies

It’s too easy to spend an arm and a leg at the pharmacy for the common cold. But some organic products could do just the trick to boost your health. We’ve listed the best six all-natural remedies for when you’re feeling the winter weather. Read: The Summer Cold: Viruses, Not Just 24-Hour Air-Conditioning, Cause Heat Chills…

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Carrie Fisher's Death Raises Heart Health Questions About Drug Abuse

Carrie Fisher's Death Raises Heart Health Questions About Drug Abuse

Beloved “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher passed away at age 60 after suffering a heart attack on Friday, Dec. 23, People reported. The cause of cardiac arrest is unknown, but Fisher’s untimely death has raised questions on how prior drug abuse can affect heart health later in life. The star long fought addiction, and she wasn’t…

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Which States Permit Medical And Recreational Marijuana?

Which States Permit Medical And Recreational Marijuana?

Currently, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes, while four states and DC have legalized cannabis for recreational use. In November, a number of states will also be voting on marijuana legalization in its various forms in nine state ballot measures, Forbes reported: five states will consider…

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Which Antidepressant Should You Try?

Which Antidepressant Should You Try?

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