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Teens Vapers at Greater Risk for risk for Future Cigarette Smoking

Among high school seniors who have never smoked a cigarette, those who vape are more than four times more likely to smoke a cigarette in the following year than their peers who do not vape. Part [...]

Jet lag impairs performance of Major League Baseball players

Major League Baseball (MLB) managers trying to find an edge should pay close attention to their players’ body clocks, according to a new Northwestern University study of how jet lag affects MLB players traveling across just [...]

Lung ultrasound can help doctors see other diseases that mask as lethal clots in lung

A pretest risk stratification enhanced by ultrasound of lung and venous performs better than Wells score in the early diagnostic process of pulmonary embolism (PE). That is the main finding of a study to be published [...]

Stem cell secretions may protect against glaucoma

A new study in rats shows that stem cell secretions, called exosomes, appear to protect cells in the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. The findings, published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, [...]

How to Pack Healthy School Lunches and Snacks

Busy parents know that packing healthy lunches and snacks that kids will eat and not throw out or trade day after day is a challenge. For kids with food allergies – which, according to the CDC, [...]

5 Tips to Evolve Your Crowdfunding Strategy

Your crowdfunding campaign can be a gold mine, and not for the reason you think. Fundraising is your chief aim…but is it your only one? Don’t let it be! Nonprofits that have evolved their crowdfunding campaigns [...]

US Cannabis Finance

While there is a constant debate among policy and lawmakers about the possible impacts of cannabis in society and the health effects on its users, things seem to be different in Economics. As far as the [...]

Philanthropy: Make Your Mother Proud

By:  Tiffany Neill, Co-Chair and Pam Larmee, Co-Chair No matter how old we get, or what status we achieve in life, we always want to make our mothers proud. Recently, we had the opportunity to meet [...]

The Top 5 California Dispensaries

Uncover the 5 best marijuana dispensaries in California. We talk about several different dispensaries, their operating hours and what makes each dispensary special. Marijuana in California is booming. The industry has a value of over $1.3 billion [...]

Electricity Costs Expected to Rise in 2016

A report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that residential electricity prices spiked 3.1% in 2014. This was 1% higher than the increase from 2012 to 2013 and was the biggest price surge since 2008. In [...]