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Morocco mulls legal pot growing, breaking taboo

This Sept. 14, 2014 photo shows a view of swaths of cannabis near the village of Ketama in the Village of Bni Hmed in the Ketama Abdelghaya valley, northern Morocco. AP FILE PHOTO

Abdelkhalek Benabdallah strode among towering marijuana plants and checked the buds for the telltale spots of white, indicating they are ready for harvest.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Woman who gave birth after womb transplant hopes to inspire others

Vincent, the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant, is cradled by his mother at an undisclosed location in Sweden, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The parents of the baby say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility. After what they describe as a rollercoaster of a journey, the unnamed Swedish couple finally became parents last month, when the mother gave birth to a healthy but premature baby boy. (AP Photo/Ben Jary)

The parents of the first baby born to a woman who had a womb transplant say they hope they can be an inspiration to others struggling with infertility.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

France announces second artificial heart transplant

French Social Affairs and Health Minister Marisol Touraine AFP FILE PHOTO

France last month carried out the second transplant of a new-generation artificial heart, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Monday.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Fire therapy: Hottest in Chinese cure

ONFIRE In China, setting a patient alight cures stress, indigestion,
infertility and even cancer, fire therapy proponents claim. AFP

A therapist pours alcohol over a patient and sets him alight—for some in China, playing with fire is a treatment for illness.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

Doctors are reporting their first success using immune therapy against cervical cancer, a disease caused by the virus HPV.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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