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1 in 4 cancer patients turn to medical marijuana for relief

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One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a ...
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Average looking? Displaying your creativity may make you more attractive

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Showing a bit of creativity on your online dating profile could make you appear more attractive to potential dates, a ...
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Criminal intent: Brain scans could show whether someone meant to do bad

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What if lawyers could prove that a person knowingly committed a crime by looking at scans of his or her ...
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Woman’s rare disorder causes her immune system to attack her brain

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A young woman's weeklong bout of "strange behavior" was caused by a rare disease in which the immune system attacks ...
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Jet lag: Airplane oxygen levels could be key to resetting our biological clock

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A small shift in the oxygen levels in the air could act as a "reset" button for the biological clock, ...

Differences between brain at work and at rest may influence intelligence

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Your brain activity differs depending on whether you're working on a task, or at rest — and just how much ...
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Transgender identity not mental health disorder study says, despite WHO designation

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People who identify as transgender should not be considered to have a mental health disorder, according to a new study ...
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