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Weed Vape Pens and Edibles: How Cannabis Products Help You Live a Better Life

Weed Vape Pens and Edibles: How Cannabis Products Help You Live a Better Life

Buying weed and cannabis-derived products, such as weed vape pens and edibles, online becomes legit and much easier than back i

How Pandemic Could Change Dating: Martin Graff from University of South Wales

How Pandemic Could Change Dating: Martin Graff from University of South Wales

The dating scene could be a confusing place in world where at least some social distancing seems likely for the foreseeable future.

Folic acid ''helps treat allergies, asthma''

Folic acid ''helps treat allergies, asthma''Washington, Apr 30 : Folic acid, or vitamin B9, may suppress allergic reactions and lessen the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Children''s Center.

Folic acid is essential for red blood cell health and long known to reduce the risk of spinal birth defects.

Britain launches swine flu awareness campaign

Australian airports install thermal scanners in swine-flu fightSydney - Australia's international airports began installing thermal-imaging scanners Thursday to try to identify incoming passengers who might have contracted swine flu.

Hundreds have been tested for the deadly H1N1 strain of the virus, but there have been no confirmed cases in Australia.

The captains of aircraft arriving from the Americas are obliged to report to quarantine officers any passengers they suspect of having influenza. Passengers are also obliged to fill in a form detailing their health.

Hong Kong on standby to sound emergency alert over swine flu

Hong Kong on standby to sound emergency alert over swine fluHong Kong - Hong Kong is on standby to raise its alert level over swine flu to emergency as soon as necessary, the city's health secretary said Thursday.

York Chow said the city's alert level would be raised from "serious" to "emergency" as soon as the World Health Organisation put its own alert up from the current five to six, the highest level.

Anxiety drug can treat restless legs syndrome, improve sleep

Anxiety drug can treat restless legs syndrome, improve sleepWashington, Apr 30 : A drug, called pregabalin-commonly used to treat seizures and anxiety-has now been implicated as an effective treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS), according to a study.

The 12-week study involved 58 people with RLS, out of which, 30 received the drug pregabalin and the rest received placebo.

The researchers performed sleep studies at the beginning and end of the research.

Almost two-thirds of the people who took pregabalin were found to have no RLS symptoms while taking the drug.

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