Daily Archive: Monday, July 17, 2017

9/11 survivors face higher risk of heart and lung problems

(Reuters Health) – Survivors of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001 – and first-responders who were on the scene that day – may have an increased risk for heart and lung diseases, a new study suggests. The World Trade Center attack exposed thousands of people

Marijuana dispensaries are not magnets for crime, study says. Here’s why.

Conventional wisdom says marijuana dispensaries make neighborhoods less safe, but a new study from UC Irvine suggests the conventional wisdom is wrong and that crime increases after cities move to close pot shops. “Given all the pretty strong rhetoric about dispensaries generating or at least attracting crime, it was not the result we expected,” said