Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China offers $43bn boost to firms fighting virus

China's central bank said Sunday it will offer a 300 billion yuan ($43 billion) boost next week to help businesses involved in fighting the virus epidemic which has swept China and infected thousands.

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Society is rejecting facts; medical researchers can help

One study says coffee is good for you, while another study says that it's not. They're both right, within context. This dichotomy together with an environment of distrust spurred by anecdotes, fake news, and to a large extent, ...

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Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains

The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

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Feds seek to legalize marijuana industry banking

The Justice Department and federal banking regulators will help clear the way for financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution, Deputy Attorney General James ...

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Arizona company starts Venmo-like service for medical marijuana

Ohio's cannabis dispensaries deal largely in cash because banks and credit card companies are leery of working with medical marijuana companies. An Arizona company is aiming to fill the gap for those who prefer cashless payments.