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Pot Vending Machine To Debut

AVON, Colo. (UPI) — A Colorado company has introduced the first-ever marijuana vending machine, which will soon be put to use at a dispensary in Eagle-Vail, Colo. The so-called Zazz machine was produced by Stephen Shearin’s company, American Green, and was delivered to the Herbal Elements dispensary Friday. The dispensary debuted the machine to the […]

Pregnant Women Who Took Antidepressants Linked To Higher Autism Risk In Boys

BALTIMORE (UPI) — Boys whose mothers took antidepressants such as Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac or Zoloft while pregnant, were almost three times more likely to have autism spectrum disorder. Rebecca A. Harrington and Li-Ching Lee of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Rosa M. Crum of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Dr. Andrew W. […]

Postpartum Depression A Risk For Young Dads Too

EVANSTON, Ill. (UPI) — In analyzing health data on 10,623 young men, ages 24 to 32 — data collected as part of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health — researchers at Northwestern University found that depression symptoms went up by an average of 68 percent during the first five years of fatherhood. While most […]

Low Blood Sugar May Incite Marital Conflict

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — Low blood sugar can lead to feelings of anxiety and irritability — sweaty palms, a racing heartbeat, dizziness, extreme hunger and other symptoms. A drop in blood sugar can also make humans more likely to lash out at their spouses or significant others. That according to researchers at Ohio State. “People […]

New Technology Helps Paleontologists See Ice-Age Bee In Intricate Detail

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Scientists in California recently used CT scanning technology to capture remarkably detailed photos of an Ice Age bee, preserved in a nest of ancient leaves. The Megiachile gentiles specimen — a species of bee that’s still alive today — was first excavated from Los Angeles’ La Brea tar pits in the […]

New Fossil Shows Ancient Spiders Had Extra Eyes

MANCHESTER, England (UPI) — Using advanced infrared imaging technologies, researchers from the American Museum of Natural History and the University of Manchester, in England, were able to see a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil in remarkable detail. In analyzing the ancient creepy crawler, scientists found that the harvestman didn’t have just one set of eyes; they found […]

Snowy Owl Sightings Not A Concern, Experts Say

MONTPELIER, Vt. (UPI) — An increase in the number of snowy owl sightings in the United States shouldn’t be a cause for concern, experts say. It’s normal for the snow-white owls to be seen migrating south this time of year, but in 2014 there has been an abnormally large number of sightings as far south […]

Retail Sales Increase 1.1 Percent In March For Biggest Surge Since 2012

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Americans upped their spending in March, as retail sales for the month increased by 1.1 percent, helping the economy recover from a dull start to the year. Retail sales rose by 1.1 percent, higher than the 0.9 percent increase estimated by 78 economists polled by Bloomberg. The Commerce department said that the […]

New Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Regulation

WASHINGTON (UPI) — A new Congressional report released Monday says concerns highlight the need to regulate the fast-growing electronic cigarette market. The Democrats’ report, “Gateway to Addiction? A Survey of Popular Electronic Cigarette Manufacturers and Marketing to Youth,” surveyed eight e-cigarette companies. Lawmakers describe the different flavors and marketing that appeal to young people and […]

Syria, Rebels Blame Each Other For Alleged Poison Gas Attack

DAMASCUS, Syria (UPI) — Both sides in the Syrian civil war blamed each other for a reported poison gas attack in the central province of Hama. Pro-opposition accounts of heavy fighting Saturday between Syrian and rebel groups reported a chemical strike in the agricultural village of Kfar Zeita, north of the provincial capital, Hama. State-run […]

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