More Marijuana Legislation Focusing On Making Changes To Criminal Justice System, Helping Those Harmed By War On Drugs

“For me, the social justice piece of it is much larger than, I think, the taxing and regulating — although that is important,” said New York Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes. News on marijuana comes from Oregon, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Ohio and Florida, also.

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Having 5 Or More Babies Increases Women’s Chance Of Being Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s By 70 Percent

The study also found that women who had experienced one or two incomplete pregnancies were much less likely to develop Alzheimer’s than women who had never been pregnant. In other public health news: study backs up assumptions that children of lesbians have no difference in adulthood than others; CDC warns about another food-related illness; heart …

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Children With Disabilities Endure Long Waits For Life-Changing Medical Equipment

Bev Baker-Ajene waited so long to get an adult-sized wheelchair for her teenage daughter, Savitri, that she eventually forgot she’d ordered it. For the better part of a year, Baker-Ajene pushed Savitri — who has cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia and epilepsy — in a child-sized chair that was too small for her. Baker-Ajene said she …

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5 CrossFit Moves That Are Actually Easier to Master Than You Think

With its slew of insider-only lingo, intriguingly bare-boned training spaces, and celeb backing (Jessica Biel, Channing Tatum, and Vanessa Hudgens, to name a few), CrossFit has inspired an almost fanatical devotion from its followers. In addition to being the ultimate (and 4-million-strong) #fitfam, this is likely because the workout program works. Research by the University of …

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From Crib To Court: Trump Administration Summons Immigrant Infants

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 infants to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to Justice Department data provided to Kaiser Health News. These are children who need frequent touching and bonding with a parent and naps every few hours, and some were of breastfeeding age, medical experts …

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