She drank kratom tea while pregnant. Then her newborn went into withdrawal

( CNN) The female had employed oxycodone for almost a decade but told her doctors she had been sober for two years. She never touched narcotics during her pregnancy, she said, and had completed rehab. Amid an opioid epidemic, the boy’s doctors didn’t blamed heroin, fentanyl or other illicit substances. Instead, they said, the newborn…

Limit screen time to protect your child’s heart, American Heart Association says

( CNN) Parents, there’s yet another reason to limit screen time for your kids: It could contribute to future heart disease. The latest advice comes from the American Heart Association, and reinforces existing recommendations to limit screen time for children and teens to no more than one to two hours a day. “Screen hour is…

Democratic Senator Tells EPA Chief To Resign Over Racist, Conspiratorial Memes

A Democratic senator is calling for Andrew Wheeler, the acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to step down over social media activity that included interactions with a racist meme and conspiracy mongers. Sen. Jeff Merkley( D-Ore .) said in a tweet Tuesday that Wheeler should “do the right thing” and “resign immediately” just hours…

Illegal skin-whitening cream sold in stores

Image caption YouTubers Mariam Omotunde and Arlene Dihoulou employed skin-lightening cream when they were younger, without knowing about the health repercussions High Street stores that were prosecuted for selling illegal skin-whitening creams are continuing to do so, the BBC has determined. Trading Criterion acknowledged “it’s a really big problem” and more could be done to…

Analyzes Depict That There’s A Good Chance You’re Overmedicating Your Children

googletag.cmd.push( function() googletag.display( ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’ ); ); Getting your their children to swallow medicine when they’re sick is hard enough, but could the way you administer medicine actually make them sicker? According to a study published by Dr. Shonna Yin, an associate professor from the NYU School of Medicine, mothers are four times more likely to…

Ice cream salesman’s wife and mother suffocated by dry ice in auto

( CNN) Two females were found unresponsive in a car along with the likely culprit — four coolers of dry ice — Friday morning in Pierce County, Washington, CNN affiliate KOMO reports . The owner of the car, an ice cream salesman, called 911 when he found his wife and his mother on the side…

Climate change is turning the Middle East’s breadbasket into a cannabis farm

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon( CNN) The farmer plucks a cannabis flower from a long husk. He presses it against his nose, inhales deep and begins to extol the therapeutic — if not inevitably scientific — properties of his crop. “Smell this. It smells like heaven, ” says Abu Salim, who doesn’t want his real name used…

What It Means To’ Stay Woke’ In America Even If You’re Rich And Privileged

Ive always liked Colin Kaepernick since he entered the NFL. His run ethic, commitment to the game, and heart for children, especially those with heart disease, speaks volumes of the man he has become. While he isnt playing so well right now, and may not be able to regain the starting job from Blaine Gabbert…