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October 27, 2017 8:01 PM It Turns Out, Smoking Weed May Actually Be Good For Your Sex Life

A new study says pot smokers may have more sex than non-smokers. Good news for pot smokers: Smoking weed regularly could actually be beneficial to your sex life. While previous studies have suggested that frequent marijuana use may impair sexual desire or performance, new research out of Stanford University School of Medicine suggests the opposite may be true. “Frequent 189

October 26, 2017 4:09 AM Wearing a bra can cause breast cancer and other myths busted

NEW DELHI: To increase awareness about the disease, October, every year, is referred as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the biggest myth people have. It is not just limited to breast cancer. People live in this bubble of denial that while bad things happen in this world, there is no way it can happen to them. And when something happens, they are unable 172

October 25, 2017 11:30 PM Cholera death toll escalates in East, Southern Africa

MOGADISHU, (CAJ News) – AN intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Somalia is the worst affected by the water 159

October 25, 2017 4:03 AM Get vaccinated and protect yourself and others from the flu

MANITOULIN—Flu season is here and various clinics and pharmacies across Manitoulin are once again offering the influenza vaccine free of charge. “Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu,” states a press release from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. “Flu vaccination can reduce 171

October 25, 2017 12:32 AM Breast cancer support: how Hong Kong husbands can help wives overcome their fears

Husbands play a vital role in helping wives with breast cancer overcome their fears and their illness, says Doris Cheung Chun-ho, head of the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation’s Breast Health Centre. Counsellors at the centre encourage men to show more affection to their wives through hugging, kissing and holding hands – any gesture, Cheung explains 149

October 24, 2017 10:00 PM Mammograms can detect cancer as small as pin head

Experts’ don’t agree on what age women should start, stop having mammograms The numbers are staggering. This year alone, 316,120 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,610 will die from the disease. By comparison, the number of annual traffic-related fatalities in the U.S. stands at 37,461. The chance of developing breast cancer during your life is an unfortunate 241

October 24, 2017 7:01 PM Beat breast cancer: Avoid preservatives, cut down on alcohol

Last year, 5 lakh women lost their lives to breast cancer the world over. Another 5 lakh may do so this year. One of the main reasons is lack of knowledge and awareness about breast cancer. According to a global survey by Avon, many women still don't know enough about the early symptoms and risks of the disease. Early diagnosis is key in treating breast 615

October 24, 2017 1:26 AM Stephen Hawking's Thesis Was Wrong About Galaxies, Right About The Expanding Universe

The University of Cambridge released Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis to the public Monday —and physicists say it’s not his best work. With Hawking’s approval, the university granted access to his 1965 thesis titled "Properties of expanding universes," in celebration of Open Access Week 2017. University officials said they wanted everyone to be able to read Hawking’s 173

October 23, 2017 7:49 AM Kentucky health officials announce new weekly flu report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State health officials in Kentucky say there's a new way to keep track of flu outbreaks. The state Department for Public Health says an online weekly influenza surveillance report will be used to gauge current flu activity in Kentucky. The weekly report is compiled by state health officials and will be provided to the Centers for Disease 135

October 23, 2017 3:04 AM Global Pollution Is the World's Biggest Killer But the U.S. Is Better Off Than Most, Study Finds – InsideSources

Like most countries in the developed world, pollution is much less of a concern in the United States compared to lower and middle income countries around the world, according to a landmark study on air, water, soils and workplaces. One key point the study makes however is that air pollution disperses and moves globally. Thus airborne pollutants travel 173