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U.S. pregnant women becoming increasingly dependent on marijuana

U.S. pregnant women becoming increasingly dependent on marijuana

Use of marijuana among pregnant women in the United States has increased more than 100 per cent in just over a decade, a fresh analysis of multiple reports involving thousands of women revealed.

Researchers find two antibodies that might help fight Zika

Researchers find two antibodies that might help fight Zika

A team of researchers claimed to have found key proteins that could help create medicines and vaccines to fight back the rapidly spreading Zika virus, which is transmitted primarily by Aedes mosqui

Rural U.S. kids are born addicted to heroin, opioids: report

Rural U.S. kids are born addicted to heroin, opioids: report

Thousands of American kids, particularly in rural areas, are born addicted to heroin and powerful prescription painkillers or opioids because of prevalent drug abuse by pregnant women, according to

U.S. Surgeon General calls e-cigarettes major health issue

U.S. Surgeon General calls e-cigarettes major health issue

The increasing use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) among teens across the United States has prompted the U.S. Surgeon General to call it a major health issue.

STI risk linked to pubic hair grooming

STI risk linked to pubic hair grooming

Sexually active people who regularly groom their pubic hair are more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than those who do not groom their pubic hair at all, a new study warne

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