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Vaccine for new Chinese coronavirus in the works

Vaccine for new Chinese coronavirus in the works

The National Institutes of Health is working on a vaccine against the new virus that has infected hundreds and killed four in Asia. “The NIH is in the process of taking the first steps towards the development of a vaccine,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Fauci…MORE

Weed may not help cancer pain, study says

Weed may not help cancer pain, study says

“Yup, life’s a tradeoff,” Susan Sarandon tells co-star Julia Roberts while smoking weed in the 1998 tearjerker “Step Mom.” In the film, Sarandon plays a woman dying of cancer while struggling to accept leaving her kids to the much younger, much hipper woman her ex-husband married. “It’s finally legal to smoke dope, but you’ve got…MORE

Patients at risk for heart problems should be cautious about using marijuana

Patients at risk for heart problems should be cautious about using marijuana

About 2 million American adults with cardiovascular disease say they’ve used marijuana, despite the drug being a potential risk for heart health, a new research paper says. The paper, published in Monday’s Journal of the American College of Cardiology, is a review of previously published studies. Observational studies used in this review suggest there is…MORE

The battle between science and skepticism

The battle between science and skepticism

At a time when almost everything is politicized, vaccination has planted itself squarely on the national stage. On one side of the debate are parents who are rebelling against settled science and calling on states to broaden vaccine exemptions. They cite their faith or believe vaccines pose danger to their children, even though no major…MORE

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