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Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

Cuba Mystery: What Theories U.S. Investigators are Pursuing

By Josh Lederman and Lauren Neergaard | Sep 18
Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have chased many theories, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device.

A Perspective on Marijuana for the LGBTQ Populations and Others

A Perspective on Marijuana for the LGBTQ Populations and Others

By Brian Couey, PSYD | Aug 25
Where THC content was once around 10 percent, it is not uncommon to find marijuana with a 30 percent or higher content today, which can lead to toxic reactions.

5 Signs You're Really Out of Shape

5 Signs You're Really Out of Shape

By Tom Bonanti | Aug 16
Are you one of those people who lives a busy life - too busy to take time for exercise? Do you put off going to the gym, taking the stairs, or even walking the dog because you're too tired?

Team Seeks LGBTs for National Health Study

Team Seeks LGBTs for National Health Study

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 12
A team of health researchers based in San Francisco has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to encourage participation in a groundbreaking federal health study by sexual and gender minorities from across the country.

Fit Couples Share Tips on Working Out with Your Swolemate

Fit Couples Share Tips on Working Out with Your Swolemate

By Kelli Kennedy | Aug 6
It's hot and sticky outside, all your friends are at the beach or at brunch. It's tempting to blow off a workout, but getting sweaty with your significant other definitely ups the fun factor and makes it easier to stick to.

Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

Disagreements on 'Conversion Therapy' Ban Open Important Discussion

By Tucker Berardi | Jul 30
In a forum-style debate in front of the Wellington Village, Florida, council, Pickup, joined by family therapist Julia Hamilton, presented arguments against a ban on conversion therapy opposite Rachel Needle, a state licensed psychologist.

Pressure Mounts to Curtail Surgery on Intersex Children

Pressure Mounts to Curtail Surgery on Intersex Children

By David Crary | Jul 30
Some intersex children may undergo surgery aimed at assigning them as male or female, yet grow up to identify as the other sex - a potentially traumatic situation.

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 27
Beyond possibly improving their own brain health, the Portland study's enticement is a chance to help preserve community and cultural memories from historically black neighborhoods that are disappearing with gentrification.

Brain Disease Seen in Most Football Players in Large Report

Brain Disease Seen in Most Football Players in Large Report

By Lindsey Tanner | Jul 27
Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

By Michael Biesecker | Jul 20
The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants.

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