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Some CBD products now allowed on flights, TSA says

Some CBD products now allowed on flights, TSA says The FDA has not approved any product containing CBD that claims to offer a therapeutic or medical benefit, although the agency has declared several hemp-derived products to be generally regarded as safe (aka, GRAS). CBD oil-infused food, drinks and dietary supplements are popular even though the USA government says they're illegal and some local authorities have forced retailers to pull products... [Full Article...]

'Gaming Disorder' Is Now Officially Recognised As A Disease By The WHO

'Gaming Disorder' Is Now Officially Recognised As A Disease By The WHO However, not everyone agrees that " video game addiction" is something that can be diagnosed or treated. In January of previous year, the World Health Organization listed Gaming Disorder alongside a Hazardous Gaming health disorder that were to be added as part of a draft of the first major update to the International Compendium of Diseases since 1992. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says burnout due to work is official medical diagnosis

World Health Organization says burnout due to work is official medical diagnosis The World Health Organization is bringing attention to the problem of work-related stress. "Risk of abuse of a formalized new disorder that exclusively involves the behavior of playing video games-a stigmatized entertainment activity-can only expand the false-positive issues in psychiatry", the paper explains. [Full Article...]

Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says

Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says The six main risk factors for work burnout are having an overwhelming workload, limited control, unrewarding work, unfair work, work that conflicts with values and a lack of community in the workplace. Gaming is increasingly taking the place of older social media platforms, cutting into time people spend on Facebook or Snapchat . This is not the first time the ICD has changed a classificat... [Full Article...]

$19B disaster aid bill temporarily blocked

$19B disaster aid bill temporarily blocked The aid package does not include the more than $4 billion in U.S. -Mexico border funding the Trump administration requested . The House will return to the bill, perhaps as early as next week. Since then, Trump has claimed, incorrectly, that the US territory had received billions of dollars more in aid than it actually had; some reports suggested the president had attempted to withhold mone... [Full Article...]

Passenger With Measles At DFW Airport Possibly Exposed Others At 2 Terminals

Passenger With Measles At DFW Airport Possibly Exposed Others At 2 Terminals A CDC spokesperson noted that it is too early to determine whether the outbreak is slowing down. In an effort to stem the spread of measles, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio declared a state of emergency requiring everyone of all ages in the zip codes hit by the measles outbreaks there. [Full Article...]

Measles case in Keene prompts warning from NH DHHS

Measles case in Keene prompts warning from NH DHHS Measles is highly contagious and is easily transmitted person-to-person via droplets or through the air. It is not related to the Southeast Michigan outbreak, according to the health department. While the MMR vaccine does use a weakened form of the live virus to protect you, it doesn't make you sick if you get the shot and you won't spread the diseases from the virus in the shot. [Full Article...]

Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr

Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr The sources said Trump Jr is expected to cite his Fifth Amendment constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination, a day after reports that the Republican-led panel had issued what is the first publicly known subpoena for a member of the president's family. [Full Article...]

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals Burger King's new "Real Meals" offer you the chance to eat in whichever mood you're feeling at any particular time. In the past, the Miami-based burger chain has released a beef-scented cologne , rolled out a food truck , and featured its mascot King in bed with people, staring at people, and generally acting very creepy . [Full Article...]

NJ Health Officials Announce Measle Scare in Middlesex, Ocean Countries

Andrew Pavia, chief of the division of pediatric infectious disease at University of Utah Health, said he's often asked, "What's the big deal?" about measles because it's just "a childhood disease". The best way to prevent a measles infection is vaccination. Many Indiana adults may not be aware of their vaccination status or may have received a single dose of inactive virus, which does not provide... [Full Article...]

County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history

County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history The county and school district would both comply with state law if a measles case is spotted and report it to state agencies. The Indiana State Department of Health issued an order Wednesday which allows pharmacies and pharmacists to give people the measles, mumps and rubella ( MMR ) vaccine. [Full Article...]

Woman With Measles May Have Exposed 'Avengers' Moviegoers to Disease

Woman With Measles May Have Exposed 'Avengers' Moviegoers to Disease She is believed to be in her 20s and to have entered the theater at 11 p.m. and didn't leave until 4 a.m. Move over, Thanos: Midnight moviegoers in Orange County, Calif., may have been exposed to measles during the opening night showing of Avengers: Endgame . [Full Article...]

Burger King to offer a meatless Whopper

Burger King to offer a meatless Whopper The meatless burger is meant to " give somebody who wants to eat a burger every day, but doesn't necessarily want to eat beef everyday, permission to come into the restaurants more frequently", Chris Finazzo, president of Burger King North America, told CNN Business. [Full Article...]

St Lucia quarantines United States cruise ship over measles case

St Lucia quarantines United States cruise ship over measles case The Freewinds is the name of the Church of Scientology's 134.11m cruise ship . Health officials did not identify the cruise ship, but a sergeant with the St Lucia Coast Guard told NBC that the vessel is " Freewinds ", the 440-foot boat owned by the Church of Scientology . [Full Article...]

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high, officials say

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high, officials say That's why health officials put out a notice advising global travelers to make sure they're up to date on their measles vaccines. While no deaths have been reported , 66 people have been hospitalized. "Part of it's the billing, part of it's just a hassle, and part of it is I'm not 100% sold on vaccines", Hostetler said. In Dudley, it was 1,127 children who had not received their first MMR v... [Full Article...]

Number of USA measles cases rises to 704 in 2019

Number of USA measles cases rises to 704 in 2019 Measles case have been documented in: Arizona, California , Colorado, Connecticut, Florida , Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan , Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey , New York , Oregon, Texas , Tennessee, and Washington . [Full Article...]

Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden for president

Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden for president A Biden ally was even more blunt about his appeal. "Funny, I'm only here because of Biden & Obama. You built America. We built America". Biden's Pittsburgh rally comes on the heels of a major labor union endorsement from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), which represents more than 316,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics. [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak in U.S. triggers quarantine at varsities

Measles outbreak in U.S. triggers quarantine at varsities Eden Guerra, a kinesiology major, was surprised classes weren't canceled, noting, "This is like serious, like it's life, you know". In a letter to students and professors, UCLA president Gene Block said the university was notified on Monday that a student had contracted measles . [Full Article...]

Teens Can Workout At Planet Fitness For Free This Summer

Teens Can Workout At Planet Fitness For Free This Summer Teens ages 15 to 18 are allowed to enter the "Planet Fitness Summer Scholarship Challenge Sweepstakes", the challenge will last from May 15 to September 1. Each teen could be awarded $500 and one grand prize victor will receive $5,000. The company is also giving away a total of $30,500 in scholarships over the Summer. [Full Article...]

Britney Spears' BF Says She's 'Doing Amazing' Through Mental Health Crisis

Britney Spears' BF Says She's 'Doing Amazing' Through Mental Health Crisis Britney then went on to urge her fans to give her "privacy" while she continues to work through her mental health struggles. If anything, she is truly looking forward to spending some quality time with her children and is excited to be in the comfort of her own home, the source revealed. [Full Article...]


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