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Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

Does marijuana increase sexual desire?

(CNN) - In the movie "Annie Hall," the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her and helps get her in the mood for sex -- even though her boyfriend claims ... Continue Reading
FBI official, dead of 9/11-related cancer, remembered as number of cases grows

FBI official, dead of 9/11-related cancer, remembered as number of cases grows

WOODBRIDGE, Virginia (CNN) - Hundreds of FBI officials in dark suits bowed their heads in a Virginia chapel Friday as a pastor offered a prayer to God: "Your son gave his life so that we may live." ... Continue Reading
Scientists edit heart muscle gene in stem cells, may be able to predict risk

Scientists edit heart muscle gene in stem cells, may be able to predict risk

(CNN) - In our human genome, there are many elusive genetic variants related to medical conditions, but the impact of these variants to actually cause a disease has not been conclusively determined - ... Continue Reading
Toxic treatments: Choosing between deafness and death

Toxic treatments: Choosing between deafness and death

KWAZULU-NATAL, South Africa (CNN) - The terror crept over Khumbulani Shandu.Lying in his hospital bed, he knew that something was very wrong. The world was rapidly closing off to him. He could hear ... Continue Reading
Two powerful lessons CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield learned from horses

Two powerful lessons CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield learned from horses

(CNN) - Horses are healers. I didn't know that when I fell in love with them.I was 9 when I first rode one in a dusty ring outside Columbia, Maryland. At the time, I just wanted to keep up with my ... Continue Reading
Planning a Father's Day brunch? Check this list of recalled foods first

Planning a Father's Day brunch? Check this list of recalled foods first

(CNN) - From breakfast cereal to vegetables, US health officials are warning people to avoid some foods after this month's outbreak of unrelated intestinal infections, including salmonella. Here a ... Continue Reading
Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?

Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?

PATILLAS, Puerto Rico (CNN) - Ramon Cruz Laboy, a 75-year-old who kept to himself and never wanted to burden his relatives, died January 24 from medical complications that resulted from a femur fractu ... Continue Reading
11,000 years ago, our ancestors survived abrupt climate change

11,000 years ago, our ancestors survived abrupt climate change

(CNN) - Imagine if, instead of heat this summer, we were faced with a sudden, dramatic cold front that lasted the next 100 years. That is what our hunter-gatherer ancestors lived through 11,000 years ... Continue Reading

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