News tagged with ailments

How marijuana impairs memory

A major downside of the medical use of marijuana is the drug's ill effects on working memory, the ability to transiently hold and process information for reasoning, comprehension and learning. Researchers reporting in the ...

Mar 01, 2012
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Tough choice looms on 9/11 health lawsuits

(AP) -- More than 1,600 people who filed lawsuits claiming that their health was ruined by dust and smoke from the collapsed World Trade Center must decide by Jan. 2 whether to keep fighting in court, or ...

Dec 26, 2011
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Workplace stress a growing health hazard

Job-related stress is catching up with the Canadians. A new study by Concordia University economists, published in BMC Public Health, has found that increased job stress causes workers to increasingly seek h ...

Aug 25, 2011
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