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  • Appeals court tosses $72 million award in talcum powder caseWashington PostKANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $72 million award to a woman who claimed talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson contributed to her ovarian cancer, saying Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit.and more »

  • New York PostStress is as awful for your body as cheeseburgers and chocolate barsNew York PostIf you're stressing over whether to order those waffle fries, don't. The damage has already been done. Stress may be just as bad for our digestion as a fattening diet, according to a study conducted on mice by researchers at Brigham Young University.Stress may harm gut health as much as junk foodMedical News TodayStress could be as harmful to your gut's health as junk foodZME ScienceStress Can Be Dangerous to the Digestive SystemR & D MagazineStudy Findsall 7 news articles »

  • NBCNews.comA Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among MenNBCNews.comJason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lump on his neck while shaving three years ago. Within days, he had been diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer caused by a virus ...Men Found Six Times More Likely Than Women To Have Highest Risk HPV InfectionForbesOne in nine American men has oral HPV, study findskfor.com1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPVWebMDNewsweek -New York Daily News -Bustle -Atlanta Journal Constitutionall 27 news articles »

  • Scientific AmericanBlood Boundaries: Should Transfusions Be Matched by Sex?Scientific AmericanEach time health care workers grab a pint of blood for an emergency transfusion, they make sure the donor and recipient have compatible blood types. But they do not pay attention to the donor's sex. A new study raises questions as to whether that ...Is Blood Donated by Mothers Less Safe for Men?WebMDMortality risk greater for male transfusion recipients with previously pregnant donorHealioBlood transfusions from women who have been pregnant may be lethal to men, study suggestsTelegraph.co.ukKFGO -Medical Xpress -Daily Mail -MedicalResearch.com (blog)all 12 news articles »

  • Allentown Morning CallRebuked, ex-Wolf adviser suspends sale of marijuana companyAllentown Morning CallA politically connected medical marijuana grower has suspended its effort to sell itself for $20 million after the Wolf administration threatened to revoke its cultivation permit. (HARRY FISHER / THE MORNING CALL). Sam WoodOf The Associated Press.Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in PennsylvaniaU.S. News & World ReportJefferson County medical marijuana company is first in Pennsylvania to begin growingTribune-ReviewPennsylvania's first legal marijuana crop gets the green lightlehighvalleylive.comGant Daily -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -WFMZ Allentown -Wilkes Barre Times-Leaderall 17 news articles »

  • NPRSearch Of DNA In Dogs, Mice And People Finds 4 Genes Linked To OCDNPRDogs may not wash their paws compulsively, but some humans and canines have similar genetic mutations that may influence obsessive behavior. Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty ...OCD Genetic Link Discovery Raises Hope of Precision Treatment for Debilitating DiseaseNewsweekFour brain genes help explain obsessive compulsive disorderNew ScientistFour Genes Linked to OCD in Humans, Similar Behavior in Dogs, MiceLaboratory EquipmentDaily Mailall 7 news articles »

  • Ars TechnicaGun waiting periods prevent hundreds of homicides, according to 45-year studyArs TechnicaA few days to cool off and think things through may be enough to prevent hundreds of homicides each year, according to a new study in PNAS. A study tracking handgun laws on wait periods over a 45-year period found that a delay in obtaining a firearm ...Waiting periods reduce deaths from guns, study suggestsPhys.OrgThe Policy That Could Reduce Gun Deaths by Hundreds Each YearSheKnows.comGun waiting periods could save hundreds of lives a year, study saysScience MagazinePhilly.com -Pacific Standard -Immortal News -The Vergeall 17 news articles »

  • AOLCalifornia's hepatitis A outbreak shows why people need easy access to health careAOLSome outbreaks come from papayas. Others originate with puppies. The most worrisome happen because parents don't vaccinate their children against easily preventable infections. But California's hepatitis A outbreak isn't like any of these—it's ...What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergencyABC NewsDeath Toll At 19 In San Diego's Hepatitis OutbreakKPBSSan Diego County releases new data listing hepatitis A cases by ZIP codeThe San Diego Union-Tribune10News -KQED -Fox News -Food Poisoning Bulletinall 31 news articles »

  • WCPOMichigan university could be first offering marijuana-based curriculumWCPOMARQUETTE, Mich. (WXYZ) - A Michigan college is believed to be the first in the nation to offer up a marijuana-based undergraduate curriculum. If you're ready for a joke about “Pot University” or class times at 4:20 p.m. you're likely not the caliber ...Michigan university launches degree program in marijuana science, businessThe CannabistGrowing marijuana industry sparks boom in pot researchTimes ColonistU of Guelph researchers look at how to grow better medicinal cannabisGuelphMercury.comCTV News -CannaTech.news -Conspiracy Talk News (press release) (blog) -Fox Newsall 21 news articles »

  • Washington PostA 2-year-old's kidney transplant was put on hold — after his donor father's probation violationWashington PostA father in Georgia who had prepared to donate a kidney to his 2-year-old son said last week that he is being forced to wait after a recent stint in county jail. Anthony Dickerson's son, A.J., was born without kidneys, and Dickerson, who is a perfect ...Georgia Boy's Kidney Transplant Delayed After Donor Dad Is ArrestedNBCNews.comDad speaks out after hospital denies 2-year-old's kidney transplantCBS NewsParents of toddler denied kidney transplant due to father's probation violation speak outNew York Daily NewsFox News -HuffPost -ABC News -Bustleall 104 news articles »

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  • 08 Jul
    Ventura Raceway 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura The Best Little Dirt Track in America" Ventura Racing Association. Come watch the Sprint Cars, Dwarf Cars, Hobby Stocks, California Lightning Sprints,

  • 17 Jul
    Jack Johnson at Santa Barbara Bowl 2017 07:30 pm to 09:30 pm

    Fans who purchase a ticket will receive a download of Johnson’s new song, “Fragments,” which is also available for purchase or streaming on all music services on February 17th. The track premiered

  • 19 Jul
    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet All Day

    Ventura County Fairgrounds Swap Meet, Ventura, California This occurs every Wednesday at the Ventura fairgounds. For additional info click here: http://www.venturacountyfair.org/events/

  • 22 Jul
    Lynch Mob All Day

    George Lynch came to fame in the 1980s through his work as the lead guitarist in the band Dokken. Dokken had a string of successful platinum albums including “Under Lock and Key” and “Back For

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