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Parents need to keep medical marijuana dispensaries away from children

In a new study, researchers from the University of Michigan warn that parents should keep medical marijuana dispensaries away from kids. With medical marijuana now...

New tool could accurately assess heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers developed a new noninvasive technique for imaging the carotid artery. It offers advantages over other imaging methods and could provide...

Marijuana may harm people who have heart disease

As marijuana legalization sweeps North America, use of the substance has been on the rise, and the public's attitude is shifting. An increasing number of...

Vancouver research discovers a major cause of heart attacks in women

In a recent study, researchers discovered spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a major cause of heart attacks in women. The study was done by a...
Active women have much lower risk of heart disease

Active women have much lower risk of heart disease

In a new study, researchers found women who spent less of their day in sedentary behaviors—sitting or reclining while awake—had a much lower risk...

New hope for cancer vaccine

The idea of a cancer vaccine is something researchers have been working on for over 50 years, but until recently they were never able...

Why asthma pills could reduce attacks

Asthma affects over 300 million people worldwide and its prevalence is on the increase. There are around half a million people with moderate to...

How breast tissue stiffening linked to breast cancer

A study provides new insight into how the stiffening of breast tissue plays a role in breast cancer development. By examining how mammary cells respond...

Blue light may help control high blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers found that exposure to blue light could decrease blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The study was...

New blood clot discovery could pave way for treating blood diseases

In a new study, researchers have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots in a discovery. It could one day lead to...