Are Soccer Pros at Higher Risk for ALS?

THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 — Professional soccer players may be vulnerable to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study suggests.
The Italian researchers also found that soccer players may develop the neurodegenerative disease at a much younger…
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Marriage Law Boosted Same-Sex Couples' Well-Being

THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 — Same-sex couples benefited emotionally from the U.S. Supreme Court’s federal recognition of gay marriage, researchers say.
The 2015 decision recognizing same-sex marriage throughout the nation reduced mental distress and…
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Medical Pot: An Elixir for the Elderly?

THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 — Your grandparents’ chronic aches and pains might best be eased with a little weed, a new study suggests.
Not only did folks over 75 who took medical marijuana report less pain, their use of pot-based capsules, tinctures…
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Seniors With UTIs Need Antibiotics ASAP, Study Says

THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 — For older adults with a urinary tract infection (UTI), antibiotic treatment should begin immediately to prevent serious complications, a new British study finds.
Delaying or withholding antibiotics in this age group can…
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