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New documentary from Nova focuses on how opioid addiction affects the brain

A new documentary premiering Wednesday on PBS takes a deep look at how opioid addiction affects the brain. The film, “Addiction,” created by the team at Boston-based Nova, weaves the stories of impacted families alongside the work being done by scientists … Continue reading

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Harmful algae bloom: red, blue and you

South Florida is now facing an environmental health challenge more familiar elsewhere in the state: toxic algae. While these microorganisms are always present in our marine and freshwater environments, a combination of temperature, currents, salinity and nutrients can allow them … Continue reading

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Dying woman, 55, granted wish to see lighthouse for first time

Lisa Mullins was taken to the Scituate Lighthouse on Monday by members of the Brewster Ambulance Service, her hospice nurse and a chaplain.  (Brewster Ambulance Service) Massachusetts paramedics paired with a 55-year-old patient’s hospice care team to make one of … Continue reading

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Canada is ready to open the door wide to legal marijuana

TORONTO (AP) – Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked … Continue reading

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J&J beats profit estimates, lifts outlook on pharma unit strength

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson reported slightly better-than-expected third quarter profit and raised its full-year forecast on Tuesday as increased demand for cancer drugs and immune disorder treatments powered strong results for its pharmaceutical unit. The Johnson and Johnson logo … Continue reading

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The Best Resistance Bands For Your Home Workouts

Frankly, no home gym is complete without a set of resistance bands. And they should absolutely be the first bit of fitness equipment you pick up when you decide to extend your home workouts beyond bodyweight. That’s because resistance bands … Continue reading

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This Parmesan And Broccoli Festoni With Maple-Cured Bacon Recipe Is A Great Mid-Week Dinner

To answer what is probably your first question, it’s a type of pasta, and yes, you can use penne instead. Festoni might be a more exciting ingredient to throw into the mix, but it’s not the easiest type of pasta … Continue reading

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10 natural ways to boost your fertility

The royal wedding caused a vast global interest with 18 million viewers tuning in. But a royal baby by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would certainly beat those stats in no time. Well, Prince Harry, 34, and Meghan, now … Continue reading

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Breast cancer disparities: Black women more likely than white women to die from breast cancer in the US

For Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, tennis star Serena Williams went topless in a music video, singing the song “I Touch Myself” while covering her breasts with her hands. It was all to remind women about the importance of … Continue reading

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Where to get National Pasta Day deals in Denver on Oct. 17

Waiter Noah Warren serves the spicy lobster rigatoni alla vodka table side at Quality Italian Steakhouse in Cherry Creek on Sept. 26. The New York Italian steakhouse offers hearty pasta dishes, creative drinks and delicious desserts. (Helen H. Richardson, The … Continue reading

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