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Nearly 400 People Used California Assisted Death Law in 2017

Nearly 400 People Used California Assisted Death Law in 2017

By Don Thompson | Jun 23
California health officials reported Friday that 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law made the option legal.

Lawsuits Challenge Efforts To Push Abstinence-Only On Teens

Lawsuits Challenge Efforts To Push Abstinence-Only On Teens

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Jun 23
Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

Jun 22
Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.

Are Sugar Worries Weighing on Starbucks Frappucino Sales?

Are Sugar Worries Weighing on Starbucks Frappucino Sales?

By Candice Choi | Jun 22
Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons.

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

Science Says: What Makes Something Truly Addictive

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 21
Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?

Parents Fearful of State Law Changes for Pot Medicine

Parents Fearful of State Law Changes for Pot Medicine

By Kathleen Foody, P. solomon Banda | Jun 21
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a decision by the end of the month on the drug Epidiolex (a purified form of cannabidiol).

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

By Nicole Winfield | Jun 18
Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

New Study Ties PrEP to Significant Drop in Condom Use

New Study Ties PrEP to Significant Drop in Condom Use

Jun 18
This latest PrEP study found that the percentage of men on PrEP who had sex with a casual partner without a condom rose from one percent to sixteen percent.

Compulsive Video Game Playing Now New Mental Health Problem

Compulsive Video Game Playing Now New Mental Health Problem

By Jamey Keaten and Maria Cheng | Jun 18
For video game addicts, it might soon be "game over."

Not Real News: Doctors Aren't Worried About Aluminum Foil

Not Real News: Doctors Aren't Worried About Aluminum Foil

Jun 17
Doctors are not warning about the deadly consequences of using aluminum foil, contrary to a story being shared on social media.

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