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EPA reaffirms weed killer safe for users as court cases grow

The Environmental Protection Agency is reaffirming that a popular weed killer is safe for users, even as legal claims mount from people who blame the herbicide for their cancer. The EPA’s draft findings Tuesday come after two recent U.S. court verdicts have awarded multimillion-dollar claims to men who blame glyphosate for their lymphoma. Glyphosate is… Read More »

Study: Donated Kidneys From Pot Users Seem Safe

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana use by live donors has no effect on kidney transplant outcomes for donors or recipients, a new study finds. National Kidney Registry recommendations exclude substance abusers from donating kidneys, and transplant centers may refuse live donors with a history of marijuana use.… Read More »

Brain-Computer Interface Lets Users With Quadriplegia Control Tablets With Their Minds

Technology, Computer, Computer Monitor, Cloud Computing, Human BrainGetty New study points to remarkable outcomes for victims of paralysis. Most of us can’t imagine a day going by without interacting with a smartphone or tablet. For those with quadriplegia, though, this is an accepted reality. But new research from BrainGate — a collaboration among scientists, engineers… Read More »