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Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says

Marijuana use during pregnancy linked to autism in babies, study says

In what they call the largest study ever done, researchers found using marijuana while pregnant may increase the risk that a child will develop autism. “Women who used cannabis during pregnancy were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism,” said study author Dr. Darine El-Cha├ór, a maternal fetal medicine specialist and clinical…MORE

Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks that need hospitalization, study says

Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks that need hospitalization, study says

The calm before the storm isn’t really so calm, at least not for anyone with asthma or other severe breathing disorders, new research shows. During the days before a major thunderstorm hits, emergency room visits for seniors who suffer from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) rose significantly, according to a research letter published…MORE

This is what distance learning should look like in the fall

When Kim Reeder started teaching in Parker, Colorado, 14 years ago, she found that managing the classroom environment took way more time and energy than actually teaching kids, and she couldn’t reach as many of them as she wanted. “I knew there were kids being left behind or not being pushed hard enough, because due…MORE

Get moving faster with cardio: How to reboot your workout routine

So far in this seven-part series, we’ve set the foundation for establishing a sustainable exercise habit, mastered how to move properly and learned how to use free weights to increase strength and boost our metabolism. Now, we’ll get our bodies moving faster with cardiovascular exercise. For many people, the idea of cardiovascular exercise, otherwise known…MORE

FDA won’t ‘cut corners’ to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, commissioner says

FDA won’t ‘cut corners’ to approve a Covid-19 vaccine, commissioner says

Safety will not be compromised for a Covid-19 vaccine, the US Food and Drug Administration commissioner said Monday. Dr. Stephen Hahn made the declaration in a video briefing with the American Medical Association. More than 5 million Americans have been infected with coronavirus, and more than 162,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins data. Hahn…MORE