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Surgeon General warns pregnant women, youth over marijuana use

Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.

French PM says EU faces dangers, warns of bloc fracturing

Davos - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Thursday that the European Union faced a host of dangers and could "fracture" in the months to come.

Man dies after trying to shoot firework off the top of his head

Calais - A young man in Calais, Maine was drinking with his friends and celebrating the Fourth of July Saturday night when he decided to launch a firework off the top of his head. The firework exploded, fatally injuring him.

Marijuana-laced candy is new trafficking trend in Alberta

That candy your kids are munching on may contain more than sugars and artificial flavoring. Drug traffickers discovered a new way to spread their products. The active ingredient in marijuana, THC oil, is easy to mix into candy, and no one is the wiser.

White's withdrawal highlights risks

With their baggy pants and bandanas, snowboarders are among the coolest competitors at the Winter Olympics, whipping the spectators into a frenzy of excitement with their gravity-defying aerial tr

How a rat may have taken down Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

Fukushima - It is estimated that in the United States there is one rat for every human. Rats have spread diseases such as Bubonic Plague and Typhus just to name a few. But is it really possible that a rat can take down a modern nuclear power plant?

Op-Ed: Tree well dangers, know them and ski with a buddy Special

The extreme lack of knowledge on the existence and dangers of tree wells became very apparent me to me a year ago when skiing with my brother at Whistler Mountain, British Columbia.

Results of first animal feeding trial on GM maize & Roundup

This is the first study of its kind, it is peer-reviewed, and will be published in the American journal, Food and Chemical Toxicology. The results are not reassuring.

Dangers of children swallowing small magnets and batteries

A recent letter published by doctors in The Lancet highlights the dangers associated with ingestion of magnets. The doctors are warning parents to take extra care their children do not accidentally swallow them.

Roundup herbicide linked to Parkinson’s-related brain damage

Monsanto's controversial herbicide, Roundup, has now been linked to Parkinsonism related disorders according to research reported in the Neurotoxicology & Teratology journal.

The danger of tanning beds for under-18 consumers

The Canadian Pediatric Society is calling for a ban on tanning bed use for under-18 consumers. Some of the dangers from commercial indoor tanning include premature aging, eye damage and skin cancer; in particular deadly melanoma.

House Judiciary Committee avoids dangers of Internet censorship

Washington - Hearings began on Wednesday in the House of Representatives to debate a law, one that will allow the government to censor the Internet. By listening to only one of six witnesses, the House was able to avoid hearing of the dangers of Internet censorship.

Getting 6 hours or less of sleep a night not good for your health

How much sleep is healthy? Turns out if you get too little sleep, or if you sleep too much, you could meet with a premature death.

AMA Urges the FEDS to Stop Calling Marijuana Dangerous

Finally, there could be a break in the way the government perceives medical marijuana. Right now it's classified as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.

Are vaccines killing our children?

Are vaccines behind the many illnesses our children have today? That is one theory that is going around. Robert Kennedy, Jr. is one of those that question if our children are in danger of their vaccines.

Is the Toilet Seat Controversy Finally Over?

The debate is over about whether a guy should leave the toilet seat up or put it down after finishing personal business. So much of the Western world can relax now that the facts are in.

Study: Cheerleading Identified as Leader in Dangerous Activities

Sports-related injuries in high schools and universities across the nation aren't just coming from football or other seemingly violent sports. A recent report reveals that two-thirds of those injuries are from the popular spirit event of cheerleading.

Alcohol Related Disease Hitting The Young In the UK

The young like to drink. It's the time in the lives of some that they do their heavy drinking and partying before settling down. That drinking is producing alcohol related disease in younger people, and women are being hit hard.

How Safe Is The TASER

When one is shocked with a TASER some think that while it is painful it's fairly safe. It would seem that it has to be safe after all police departments TASER officers as part of training. Just how safe is the TASER gun really?

We're Planting Ourselves Into a Corner

We have heard how genetic agriculture will "save" the planet by being able to produce more produce for the world. The negatives haven't had a lot of press though. And there are many.

The dangers of Biofuel

There is nothing inherently wrong with biofuel, if produced properly. However, current manufacturing is often the cause of food shortages, loss of wildlife habitat, huge carbon emissions and population displacement.

Dangers of Working at Home, Sony AD Video

Dangers of working at home, a Sony advertisement Video, Funny.

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