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Want to be a weed critic? Here's how to get hired

Damian Weiler Jake Browne is a freelance weed critic for the Denver Post. They’re getting ready to weed out the candidates. The Oregonian announced Thursday it’s hiring a freelance cannabis critic — becoming the second U.S. newspaper ever to try ...

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Spirituality may make for easier cancer treatment: studies

Cancer patients who report more religiousness or spirituality may also experience fewer physical symptoms of cancer and treatment and more social connection, several new papers suggest. The new analyses reviewed previous studies of spirituality involving more than 44,000 cancer patients ...

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N.Y. officials to test South Bronx areas for Legionnaires'

James Keivom/New York Daily News State officials will help test cooling towers in the South Bronx this weekend after five tested positive for Legionella bacteria, which causes the sometimes deadly Legionnaires’ disease. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The Opera Hotel is the ...

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Bronx Legionnaires' disease outbreak finally spurs action

It took the largest and deadliest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history to spur officials to target the cooling towers spreading the lethal bacteria. In the South Bronx, where seven people died and 79 more were sickened ...

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Daily Checkup: Weight, diet may cause frequent acid reflux

Mount Sinai/Eugene Gologursky Dr. Gina Sam of Mount Sinai The Specialist: An assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Gina Sam is a gastroenterologist who specializes in treating patients for GERD and acid reflux. She sees more than ...

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