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  • Los Angeles TimesTeens stick with marijuana and vaping as they lose interest in smoking and drinking, study showsLos Angeles TimesVaping has increased among 12th-graders, with nearly 1 in 3 saying they used some kind of vaping device in the last year, according to the new Monitoring the Future report. (Frank Franklin II / Associated Press). By Karen KaplanContact Reporter ...Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among TeenagersNew York TimesUS teen use of marijuana remains high, vaping may be factorSFGateVaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lowsMedical XpressThe Guardian -Washington Examiner -PR Newswire (press release)all 9 news articles »

  • WCVB BostonWomen may be better than men at battling the fluWCVB BostonA study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that men are biologically less equipped to fight off the common cold or influenza than their female counterparts. Advertisement. “I do think that the research does point towards men having a ...'Man flu' is real: Research says men experience worse symptomsWSB AtlantaIt really does take longer for men to recover from viruses, coldsNew York PostIs 'man flu' real? Science delivers comfort to male snufflersThe Daily -KTVQ Billings News -Times LIVE -WWAY NewsChannel 3all 51 news articles »

  • ReutersSeasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought: US studyReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease's death toll. A doctor prepares a syringe as part of the start ...Troubling Data out of Australia Suggests Flu Vaccine May Not be Effectivewhotv.comMore People May Die from the Flu Each Year Than We ThoughtTIMEFlu season hitting region, state harder than usualJoplin GlobeU.S. News & World Report -The Columbian -Medical Xpress -ReporterNews.comall 77 news articles »

  • kfor.comReport links fracking to low birth weightskfor.comOKLAHOMA CITY - A new study published in the journal "Science Advances" links oil and gas fracking sites to low birth weights in infants. The report states pregnant mothers living near oil and gas fracking sites face an elevated risk of giving birth to ...Babies born near fracking sites face low birth weight, new study findsThinkProgressLiving near fracking sites poses increased risk of low birth weights in infants, study findsThe Denver ChannelStudy: Fracking Can Stunt the Growth of Your BabyMother JonesScience Magazine -ScienceAlert -Science News -PhillyVoice.comall 31 news articles »

  • USA TODAYTexas mother arrested after healthy son had 323 doctor visits, 13 surgeries, officials sayUSA TODAYPHOENIX — A Texas woman has been arrested after her 8-year-old son had hundreds of unnecessary hospital visits and 13 surgeries, officials say. The tipping point came last month, when 34-year-old Kaylene Bowen-Wright brought her son Christopher Bowen ...Texas mother suspected of subjecting son to 13 surgeriesBBC NewsMom Arrested After 8-Year-Old Son Was Hospitalized 323 Times, Report SaysCBS LocalMother Forces Son to Undergo Constant Medical Procedures in Deadly Form of Child AbuseThe Epoch TimesWLOX -Newser -CBS DFW -FOX 10 News Phoenixall 35 news articles »

  • Miami HeraldDays before deaths in meningitis case, inspectors found problems at daycare centerMiami HeraldTwo days before the first of two children at a downtown Miami childcare center died of suspected meningitis, state inspectors made an ominous finding: The daycare had no place to isolate sick children from healthy ones. The Department of Children ...Meningitis Is Suspected in the Deaths of Two Children at a Miami DaycarePEOPLE.comMeningitis suspected in 2 children's deaths at Miami day careCBS NewsDay care did not have isolation area for sick children shortly before 2 deaths, DCF report statesWPLG Local 10NBC 6 South Florida -CBS Miami -WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale -Patch.comall 20 news articles »

  • NPRWe Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On LiversNPRCarving your initials in a tree in Washington, D.C.? Not illegal. Carving your initials in a sedated patient's transplanted liver? Criminal assault, according to U.K. courts. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Jim Watson/AFP ...Surgeon admits marking his initials on the livers of two patientsThe GuardianLiver surgeon Simon Bramhall marked initials on patientsBBC NewsSurgeon admits to burning initials into patients' livers during operationsFox NewsNewsweek -Ars Technica -The Boston Globeall 51 news articles »

  • Live ScienceMassachusetts Unseats Hawaii As Healthiest StateLive ScienceHow did your state rank? Light blue states ranked the healthiest and dark blue states were the less healthy. Credit: United Health Foundation. Chilly Massachusetts has bumped sunny Hawaii from the top spot as the healthiest state in the nation, a new ...Oklahoma no longer one of the five least healthy states, new report showskfor.comThese Are The Healthiest And Least Healthy States In AmericaTech TimesNevada Near The Bottom For Healthiest StatesPatch.comCNN -Honolulu Star-Advertiser Managed Markets Network -CBS Newsall 93 news articles »

  • Washington PostA baby was born with her heart outside her body — and survivedWashington PostImmediately after Vanellope Hope Wilkins was born, she was put in sterile plastic to protect her heart — which was beating outside her tiny chest. It was a moment that her parents, Dean Wilkins and Naomi Findlay, had hoped for but were not certain ...Baby survives after being born with heart outside her bodyCNNA baby born with her heart outside her body has been saved by British surgeonsPittsburgh Post-GazetteDoctors Said to Abort Vanellope Because Her Heart Would Be Outside Her Body, But Look at Her NowLifeNews.comUSA TODAY -Newsweek -New York Post -Refinery29all 132 news articles »

  • InfosurhoyHeartbreaking Video Shows Starving Polar Bear Looking For Food In Ice-less LandInfosurhoyA heartbreaking video of a polar bear reveals as it wanders around an ice-less land, polar bear is starving and close to death. The harsh consequences of rising temperatures and sea level rise presented in the video. It is really a hard-to-watch video ...Controversy Surrounds Viral Polar Bear Video: Was It Climate Change?The Epoch TimesCritics Question Whether Polar Bear In Viral Video Is The 'Face Of Climate Change'The InquisitrWe Must Protect Starving Polar Bears From Oil Drilling NOW, Before It Is Too LateOne Green -BABW News -Pune Mirrorall 8 news articles »

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  • 09 Sep
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    Taste of Local Festival 2017 in Ventura CA 12:00 pm to 05:00 pm

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  • 01 Oct
    Food and Wine Experience Featuring Martha Stewart 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm

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