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  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?
    Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe? Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...
  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Seasonal Allergies

    Seasonal Allergies
    It just might be the only unwelcome sign of spring: Seasonal Allergies. The sniffling, sneezing and burning eyes are back. "The pollen count is higher than normal this year, mainly because of the prolonged cold we had in the winter", says FOXCT...
  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk? Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
  • Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication

    Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication
    Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women.  "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
  • U.S accepts Colombia's decision to suspend use of weed killer

    U.S accepts Colombia's decision to suspend use of weed killer
    The U.S. ambassador to Colombia said Monday he accepted the country’s decision to suspend a longstanding program of aerial spraying of weed killer on coca crops but that other tools will be used to try to contain farming of coca, the base material...
  • Buying the perfect sheets for your bed

    Buying the perfect sheets for your bed
    Who knew so many people were losing sleep over their sheets? I didn't. Not until my column about creating a heavenly haven appeared two weeks ago, which tripped a feather-storm of emails from readers talking – and asking me -- about that most...
  • Fracking operators ran up 2.5 violations a day, study shows

    WASHINGTON — Oil and gas drillers ran afoul of regulators on average 2.5 times a day in three energy-intensive states for mistakes such as wastewater spills, well leaks or pipeline ruptures during the boom in hydraulic fracturing. Online records in...
  • Chemical producer Stepan reports lower profits in 2014

    Stepan, the Northfield-based producer of specialty chemicals used in consumer and manufacturing products, reported fourth-quarter and year-end results Wednesday morning. The company's profit tumbled much lower than Wall Street predicted. Stepan also...
  • M Chemical in L.A. sends shipments to Houston to avoid ports slowdown

    M Chemical in L.A. sends shipments to Houston to avoid ports slowdown
    M Chemical Co. in Los Angeles has hustled to find an alternative to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach after a labor dispute drastically stretched delivery times. The Los Angeles company, which makes chemicals for the oil and polymer industries,...
  • Md.'s new manufacturing base

    Md.'s new manufacturing base
    "I refuse to accept the fact that manufacturing jobs are gone for good in Maryland." — Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. Those words from our new governor should be music to the ears of many a Marylander. Iconic manufacturers like Bethlehem Steel...