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Teens Smoke Less Weed In States That Legalize Marijuana

For years lawmakers have cautioned that marijuana would act as a gateway drug for teens, in that it would be the first stop of a lifetime of increasingly harder drug use. But now that 33 states and the District of Columbia have either medical and recreational laws, some with over 20 years to...
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Many Prescription Drugs Deprive Your Body Of Certain Vitamins And Minerals

It's is common for many prescription drugs to come with side effects, such as drowsiness, dry mouth and apparently vitamin loss. Many people, including some doctors, may not realize is that lifesaving medication could also be depriving you of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to symptoms such as...
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Why Russia Olympic Athletes Are Wearing Black

The 2018 Winter Olympics games are off to a great start for Team USA, with the US Women's Hockey Team defeating Finland in the opening game 3 to 1, Jamie Anderson won gold in Woman's Slopestyle Snowboarding, joining teammate Red Gerard who won gold in the Men's Slopestyle Snowboarding Saturday and...
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Florida Teens Invent Straw That Detects Date Rape Drugs in Drinks

Three Florida teens have joined in the fight against rape with their weapon of choice, a drinking straw. Victoria Roca, Susana Cappello, and Carolina Baigorri were attending an entrepreneurship class at Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami when they came up with a simple concept to detect date rape...
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New Warning In Using Over-The-Counter Painkillers

When we suffer aches and pains, many grab the bottle of ibuprofen never really thinking that too much of it can kill you. A new report points to growing evidence that high doses of common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs like ibuprofen and naproxen, increases your risk of a heart...
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Science Says These Traits Are Shared By Intelligent People

You see IQ test online and I'm sure you've taken a Cosmo quiz now and then about your smarts. While many times they're just fun little games, scientists say they've come up with a list of a few traits which are linked to high intelligence. For instance, you learn from your mistakes. A study by...
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