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Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest

Neave said he doesn't expect to win, but he said he hopes to down 30 or so hot dogs within the 10-minute competition. He surpassed his previous record of 72 a year ago. If you're looking to catch the freakish eating event live as it happens, or even if you're just looking for an excuse to sneak inside and escape the sweltering heat for a few minutes, you can catch all of the hot dog eating madness live on ESPN 2.

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Walgreens pharmacist denied mother medication to end pregnancy because of his beliefs

With her 7-year-old son beside her and a long line of customers waiting, Arteaga said she tried to discreetly tell the pharmacist that "the doctor prescribed it because the baby is not developing and the baby's not alive". This is something I have zero control over. If you have gone thru a miscarriage you know the pain and emotional roller it can be. "What we forget about, back to Roe v.

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Flight crews face an increased risk of cancer

In addition, melanoma rates were more than two times higher and nonmelanoma skin cancer rates were about four times higher in female flight attendants compared with women from the general population. The authors recommend that further efforts be made in the U.S. to limit cancer risk among this work population such as radiation dose monitoring and the implementation of schedules that will lower exposure to radiation and prevent the disruption of circadian rhythms.

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Amazon makes big foray into health care with PillPack acquisition

Founded out of Boston in 2013, PillPack invites customers to sign up online, and the company then dispatches "over-the-counter" and prescription medications in individual packs organized by date and time. With its far-reaching and widely popular online site, Amazon moves closer to establishing beachheads in medicine chests across the US and using that muscle to alter the traditional playbook for prescription drug distribution.

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Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

The FDA previously cracked down on CBD companies for claiming their products could treat cancer and other conditions. Marijuana and its components, including CBD, are Schedule 1 controlled substances - meaning they are banned because they are thought to have a high abuse potential, no medical value and serious safety implications.

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International Yoga Day 2018

He said the proposal for a International Day for Yoga at the UN was accepted in record time with a majority of nations supporting it. The psychiatrist further explained that yoga can be used as a form of therapy for drug addicts because it enhances natural opioids which is a subtle means of easing pain and enhancing euphoria.