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- Study: Tweens Who Think Marijuana Is Cool More Likely To Drink And Drive Later Middle school students who had positive views about marijuana at 12 were 63 percent more likely to say they had driven drunk or ridden with someone who was intoxicated than those who reported more negative views of the drug.
- Study: Humans Could Be Identified By Personalized Cloud Of Bacteria Humans emit a blend of microbes into the air, making for a "microbial cloud" that is possibly unique enough to identify an individual, according to a new study.
- Officials Emphasize Flu Vaccine For Children, Health Care Workers New guidelines released from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) encourage all eligible children and health care workers to get flu shots.
- Hospital Warning Thousands To Get Children Tested For HIV, Hepatitis After Surgical Equipment Not Sterilized Seattle Children's Hospital is offering free blood tests to 12,000 families after discovering surgical equipment at its Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was not always properly cleaned and sterilized.
- Head Of Washington Health Exchange To Step Down He has not announced what he plans to do next.
- Study: Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked To Health Problems Later In Life Chronic marijuana use among teens does not appear to have a link to physical and mental health issues later in life, a new study suggests.
- Study: Marijuana Can Help Heal Broken Bones Marijuana could aid the healing process for broken bones, according to a new study.
- Study: Men Overcompensate When They Feel Masculinity Is Threatened A recent study from the University of Washington finds that men overcompensate when they feel their masculinity is threatened.
- Doctors Find Calcified Fetus That's Been In Womb Of Elderly Woman For Over 50 Years Chilean doctors have discovered a calcified fetus that’s been in the womb of a 92-year-old woman for over 50 years.
- Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Increase Teen Use Medical marijuana laws don't trigger an increase in teen pot smoking, a new study concludes.
- Experts Say Americans Will Likely Eat Less Meat Soon Experts say meat consumption will inevitably go down in America as global demand is on the rise.
- More Reason For Calm Than Panic In South Korean MERS Scare South Korea has seen more than 40 cases and four deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
- Dozens Sickened In 9 States From Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Raw Tuna A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday.
- Study: No Evidence Marijuana Helps Dementia Patients Dutch researchers found no significant difference between dementia patients given THC pills and those given placebos.
- It's YMCA 'Healthy Kids Day' This Saturday YMCA CEO Kevin Washington sat down with CBS New York's Chris Wragge what it's all about.