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Instead, Eisenberg found that marijuana users are having about 20 percent more sex than people who abstain from the drug. "We looked at associations between marijuana use and sexual frequency while accounting for important variables like age, education, and marital status, which also play a role", Michael Eisenberg , senior study author and director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at Stanford, told Seeker.
  • Atlantic wind farms could provide 'civilization-scale power'

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    The research was supported by the Fund for Innovative Climate and Energy Research and an Carnegie Institution for Science endowment. This presents an enticing opportunity for generating renewable energy through wind turbines . New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science says offshore wind farms situated in the North Atlantic have the potential in the winter to provide sufficient energy to meet all of civilization's current needs.
  • Women who undergo aggressive surgery for breast cancer may miss more work

    Women who undergo aggressive surgery for breast cancer may miss more work

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    But researchers have long suspected that "microbiomas" exist in breast tissue and play a role in breast cancer but have not been characterized. Self-examination is not enough to detect early-stage breast cancer , the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said, urging women to get regular mammograms as recommended by the WHO.
  • Clayton Kershaw gets 1st home playoff win despite allowing 4 homers

    Clayton Kershaw gets 1st home playoff win despite allowing 4 homers

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    Arizona manager Torey Luvullo suggested that if that Game 5 proves necessary, his team will be ready. Turner has been one of the best hitters in baseball over the last four seasons. Yasiel Puig contributed in the first as well, hitting a double that drove in Cody Bellinger . Afterward, the long-ball barrage was mostly shrugged off by the Dodgers in the afterglow of their win.
  • In Puerto Rico, 'the Hospitals Are Still in Crisis'

    In Puerto Rico, 'the Hospitals Are Still in Crisis'

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    President Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday, 13 days after Hurricane Maria devastated the island - and Stephen Colbert, for one, is very thankful he did. Of that, $13bn would be for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas, while the other $16bn would be for the government-backed flood insurance programme.
  • Area mom jailed for not vaccinating 9-year-old son

    Area mom jailed for not vaccinating 9-year-old son

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    Bredow was found in contempt of court, and McDonald said the boy would be vaccinated today based on the November 2016 agreement made between the woman and her ex-husband. "You concurred in an agree request to immunize your tyke, one". "I understand you love your children, but what I don't think you understand is that your son has two parents and dad gets a say".
  • Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, Richard Henderson Win Prestigious Award

    Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, Richard Henderson Win Prestigious Award

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    According to The Guardian , Dubochet, Frank and Henderson will receive equal shares of the 9 million Swedish kronor (£825,000) prize, which was announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Wednesday. Dubochet was born in 1942 in Switzerland and is based at the University of Lausanne, where he is honorary professor of biophysics. On Monday, the Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to American trio Jeffrey C.
  • Only Three Democrats Voted For The 20-Week Abortion Ban

    Only Three Democrats Voted For The 20-Week Abortion Ban

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    This time, however, the bill has presidential support. On October 2, the Trump administration released a statement saying it "strongly supports" the bill. "What we're doing is we're building that Senate up to a 60-vote margin". Planned Parenthood commits almost 900 abortions each day across the U.S. There are close to one million abortions annually in the U.S.
  • LaVar Ball's latest: Will home-school, home-train youngest son LaMelo

    LaVar Ball's latest: Will home-school, home-train youngest son LaMelo

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    LaVar said his son still intends to join the UCLA . Ironically enough, the only thing Latimore did to anger LaVar was say that LaMelo needed to stop shooting 50 shots-a-game, which, he frankly isn't in the wrong for demanding. Would it surprise anyone if LaVar uses his massive fame to publicly question Alford the same way he has the Chino Hills coaches? Ball then entered the team's locker room against Gillig's wishes.
  • LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo

    LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo

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    LaVar Ball is pulling his youngest son out of high school. Instead, LaMelo will be home-schooled and home-trained. Without me training those players at my house. But there's less pressure on UCLA to bend to LaVar's will now that there is a very realistic chance that LaMelo never plays college basketball.
  • Local blood centers encouraging donations

    Local blood centers encouraging donations

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    Bonfils Blood Center at Austin Bluffs Pkwy and N Academy Blvd stayed open an hour after closing time Monday to take donations. In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting attack in US history, the country is coming together to help the best way they can by donating blood.