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Medical marijuana may help children with autism

Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination of cannabidiol, or CBD, and tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, experienced a significant improvement in their symptoms, compared with a control group given a placebo, researchers said.

The kids were treated for tw...

Study: 1 in 3 young adults suffers from loneliness in U.S.

If people are using social media to forge connections in addition to old-fashioned face time, that's one thing. But, Maddux said, if they just passively scroll through people's photos of their fabulous vacations -- or have online connections that are otherwise "unsatisfying" -- that's differen...

U.S. opioid overdose deaths quadruple, centered in 8 states

"Although opioid-related mortality has been stereotyped as a rural, low-income phenomenon concentrated among Appalachian or Midwestern states, it has spread rapidly, particularly among the Eastern states," the researchers wrote.
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Study: Illicit opioid deaths to rise by 147 percent by 2025

By 2025, deaths from illicit opioid abuse are expected to skyrocket by 147 percent, up from 2015, according to a study published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-ad-inread'); });

"Efforts to curb the epidem...