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CBS Poll: Support For Marijuana Legalization Hits New HighAccording to a news CBS News poll, sixty-five percent of Americans now think marijuana should be legal.
Ben & Jerry's Recalling Some Ice Cream That May Contain Tree NutsTwo Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors are being recalled because the products may contain tree nuts.
Patients Turning Away From Family Doctors And To TelemedicineConvenience rules in health care now, where patients can use technology or growing options like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers to get help whenever they need it.
'We Need To Monitor Social Media Consumption Same Way We Monitor Nutrition,' Warns Mental Health Expert Dr. Kevin GillilandThe executive director of the Innovation 360 treatment center discusses the importance of finding a balance in our social media consumption to help better our mental health.
Study: More Child ER Visits For Swallowed Toys, Coins & BatteriesThe number of young kids who went to U.S. emergency rooms because they swallowed toys, coins, batteries and other objects has more than doubled.
Nationwide Shortage of School Nurses May Be Putting Kids' Lives At RiskOnly three out of five schools across the country have full-time school nurses.
Texas Company Recalls Some Meat, Poultry, Salad Items Sent To StoresA Texas company has recalled more than 3,300 pounds of ready-to-eat meat, poultry and salad products amid concerns about possible listeria contamination.
With Conservative Supreme Court, Abortion Foes Promote Tough State BansEmboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure.
New Women's Hospital Opens In ArlingtonThe new space adds more than 125,000 square feet dedicated to women's health, including high-risk pregnancies and deliveries.
Study: Kids Seen By Telemedicine Docs Prescribed More AntibioticsA new study says kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic.
The Science Behind Lighting Up: Smoking Marijuana Vs. TobaccoAs more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some worry what that might mean for a public health success : curbing cigarette smoking.
Social Media Battling Outbreak Of Vaxx, Anti-Vaxx MisinformationLike health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation.