Pot Is Bad News for Baby During Pregnancy

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — Smoking pot regularly during pregnancy won’t do your baby any favors, researchers warn.
They studied sonograms from nearly 450 pregnant women who said they used marijuana daily. The researchers concluded that daily use of the…
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Dangers of 'Superbug' Germs Greater Than Believed

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — The risk of new superbugs that pose a threat to human health and food crops is much higher than previously thought, new genetic research shows.
There’s been an uptick in the number of laboratory studies showing how just one…
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What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You? 'Cat Whisperers' Know

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — Only a few people seem able to decipher what most people consider unreadable expressions on cats’ faces, researchers find.
These “cat whisperers” can discern subtle differences on feline faces that reveal their mood. Women…
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Could Obesity Alter a Child's Brain Structure?

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — Childhood obesity may be linked to changes in brain structure that might result in impulsive kids who struggle with problem-solving, a new study reports.
Overweight and obese children tend to have a thinner prefrontal cortex,…
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Additives to E-Cigarettes May Be Upping Health Dangers

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — Natural compounds added to marijuana-derived vaping liquid produce toxic chemicals in the vapor that users inhale, a new lab study reports.
The compounds, known as terpenes, are added into pure THC distillations to dilute the…
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Playing Sports Might Sharpen Your Hearing

MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 — Playing sports may improve the brain’s ability to process sounds, a finding that could lead to new therapies for people who struggle with hearing, researchers report.
“No one would argue against the fact that sports lead to…
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