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Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:08 AM EDT

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks,...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 03:40 PM EDT

Here Are 7 Different Types of Meditation to Try This Summer

Here Are 7 Different Types of Meditation to Try This Summer

If you are feeling stressed this summer, meditation can be an effective and easy way to alleviate the pressure. The practice does not require a strenuous amount of physical activity, and it can be done in...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 01:20 PM EDT

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Sunscreen

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Sunscreen

Before you head to the beach, take a stroll through the park or hike in the forest this summer, be sure to apply sunscreen and protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. We know that when it comes to...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 09:42 PM EDT

House Would Block Feds From Interfering With State Pot Laws

House Would Block Feds From Interfering With State Pot Laws

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 09:29 PM EDT

Pig Disease Spreading in Asia as Nations Struggle to Stop It

Pig Disease Spreading in Asia as Nations Struggle to Stop It

Asian nations are scrambling to contain highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some fear is out of...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 04:06 PM EDT

Vape Pen Explodes, Shatters Teen's Jaw

Vape Pen Explodes, Shatters Teen's Jaw

Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco, NBC News reported. He found the one he wanted — a device from a company called...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 03:15 PM EDT

Smartphones Linked to Bizarre Horn-Like Skull Bumps

Smartphones Linked to Bizarre Horn-Like Skull Bumps

Two Australian researchers made a bizarre discovery while examining hundreds of X-rays of skulls, finding that about a third had bone growths, NBC News reported. The development of the growths may be...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 09:41 PM EDT

Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

A Chicago-area college student has mounted a one-woman campaign to equip airliners with potentially life-saving drugs, after an episode where she says she became ill after ingesting a nut on a flight from Boston...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 07:44 AM EDT

1 in 6 ER Visits or Hospital Stays Triggers 'Surprise' Bill

1 in 6 ER Visits or Hospital Stays Triggers 'Surprise' Bill

Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a "surprise" medical bill, according to a study released Thursday. And depending on...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 01:09 AM EDT

UN Health Agency to Remove Controversial Opioid Guidelines

UN Health Agency to Remove Controversial Opioid Guidelines

The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced...

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