Study finds new evidence of health threat from chemicals in marijuana and tobacco smoke

Marijuana plant. Credit: Pexels Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have uncovered new evidence of the potential health risks of chemicals in tobacco and marijuana smoke. In a study published online today by EClinicalMedicine, the researchers report that people who smoked only marijuana had several smoke-related toxic chemicals…Continue Reading

U.K. Finds Sovereignty Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Getting Its Way

LONDON—Since Britain’s 2016 referendum vote to leave the European Union, the U.K. government has said its aim is reclaiming sovereignty—the ability to set its own rules for its own benefit. As the country began negotiating its future economic relations with the bloc this year, the British chief negotiator, David Frost, said all the U.K. wanted…Continue Reading

Study finds gap in food safety as possible legacy of Tester amendment

“Assessing Food Safety Practices Among Texas Small Growers,” recently published in the Journal of Food Protection, could set off some alarm bells. It’s a survey of small Texas growers, most of whom are exempted under the “Tester Amendment” from the federal food safety requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The exemption is named…Continue Reading

Seth Meyers Finds “Glimmers Of Hope” In Joe Biden’s Electoral College Confirmation, First Wave Of Covid Vaccinations

During the dark months of a global pandemic, Seth Meyers said Americans can find some hope in Monday’s biggest headlines. During his “A Closer Look” segment, the Late Night with Seth Meyers host said Monday was “a truly historic day that provided at least a few glimmers of hope” amid a truly difficult and challenging…Continue Reading

New report finds Christchurch shooter was radicalized on YouTube and Facebook

An independent inquiry was launched by the New Zealand government following the attack. Image: Florian Gaertner/Getty Images By Matt Binder2020-12-09 00:37:24 UTC A new, nearly 800-page report on the 2019 Christchurch shooting claims that mainstream social media platforms had a much larger role in radicalizing the shooter than fringe websites. The two platforms that had…Continue Reading

Study finds plant-based diets cause a surprising boost in metabolism

A new study referred to as ‘groundbreaking’ has found that eating a low-fat plant-based diet may cause a notable boost in metabolism, leading to additional weight loss and improvements in metabolic health. The findings were based on a 16-week experiment in which some participants were instructed to eat a plant-based diet with no limit on…Continue Reading

BBC finds lost Diana letter ‘confirming Princess was not coerced’ into interview

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailThe BBC has discovered a previously lost letter from Princess…Continue Reading

Mum finds baby dead after ‘getting wedged between cushions following night feed’

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailA 27-day-old baby died after he became wedged between cushions…Continue Reading

Couple finds more than 66 bottles of Prohibition-era whiskey hidden in the walls of their New York home

(CNN)When a New York couple was told their over 100-year-old home was built by a notorious bootlegger, they passed it off as small town legend. But during a recent home renovation, the couple discovered something that revealed the legend could be true.In early October, Nick Drummond and Patrick Bakker said they found more than 66…Continue Reading

China finds coronavirus on frozen beef, tripe from various countries

BEIJING: The eastern Chinese city of Jinan said it has found the new coronavirus on beef and tripe, and on packaging for these products, from Brazil, New Zealand and Bolivia as China ramps up testing on frozen foods.The importers were a unit of Guotai International Group and Shanghai Zhongli Development Trade, the Jinan Municipal Health…Continue Reading

New research finds UK consumers highly value EU food safety standards

The research also reveals that UK consumers highly value food production that adheres to food safety standards set by the EU as well as UK produced food. The authors of the study say their findings are particularly relevant for post-Brexit trade deals and the ongoing debates about UK food standards.“Our motivation was the need to understand…Continue Reading