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NY Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Law

Posted On July 07, 2014

(New York, NY) -- With the stroke of the governor's pen, medical marijuana will soon be available to suffering patients in New York. Terry Sheridan reports.   Play Clip

Newborns’ Size Most Influenced By Mom’s Health, Prenatal Care

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Mom's nutrition and health are the biggest factors in newborn size. Smaller babies have a higher death rate and are at higher risk of developing serious health problems. British researchers found when moms ate well and got good prenatal care newborns had equal chances for healthy growth. That held true across countries and…

18-Percent Of High School Seniors Using Hookahs

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Fewer American teens are smoking cigarettes, but some high school students are now smoking tobacco in hookahs or water pipes. That finding appears in a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new study done by New York University researchers shows almost one in five high school seniors in…

Legal Marijuana Sales To Start Tomorrow in WA

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Olympia, WA) -- The first legal sales of recreational marijuana in Washington are set to begin tomorrow after the state issues an initial wave of retail licenses today. Growers and processors are racing to have their product packaged and ready to be sold. Pot supply is expected to be limited initially, as many licensed growers…

Mauled Toddler Meeting With Naples Specialist

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Naples, FL) -- A Mississippi toddler who was mauled a pit bull and lost an eye is flying to Naples, Florida today to meet with a specialist. Doctor Raymond Peters says he doesn't care that the family faked a story.   The case of Victoria Wilcher drew national attention when her grandmother claimed they were…