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US Life Expectancy Dropped in 2017 Because Of Drug Overdose

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Life expectancy for the average person in the U.S. dropped slightly in 2017, marking the second time in recent years that U.S. life expectancy has fallen, …

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How Dangerous Prions Spread to the Brain

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Infectious proteins called prions — which cause devastating brain diseases including “mad cow” disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease — can, in rare cases, spread through contaminated food, …

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Study: ‘New’ Tick Has US Officials Worried

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A species of tick native to Asia is spreading across the United States, according to a new report.

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Study: Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It

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Scientists have proved that inhaling vaporized marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed.

US Life Expectancy Dropped in 2017 Because Of Drug Overdose

US Life Expectancy Dropped in 2017 Because Of Drug Overdose

Life expectancy for the average person in the U.S. dropped slightly in 2017, marking the second time in recent years that U.S. life expectancy has fallen, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading “US Life Expectancy Dropped in 2017 Because Of Drug Overdose” »

How Dangerous Prions Spread to the Brain

How Dangerous Prions Spread to the Brain

Infectious proteins called prions — which cause devastating brain diseases including “mad cow” disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease — can, in rare cases, spread through contaminated food, medical instruments or blood. Continue reading “How Dangerous Prions Spread to the Brain” »

Study: ‘New’ Tick Has US Officials Worried

Study: 'New' Tick Has US Officials Worried

A species of tick native to Asia is spreading across the United States, according to a new report. Continue reading “Study: ‘New’ Tick Has US Officials Worried” »

Study: Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It

Study: Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It

Scientists have proved that inhaling vaporized marijuana will get you, like, way higher than smoking the exact same amount of weed. Continue reading “Study: Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It” »