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Air-purifying headphones aim to help urban dwellers breathe easy

Dyson, a company best-known for its innovative line of vacuums and fans, is apparently also interested in providing urbanites with a portable way to filter air pollution. The company recently filed a patent in the UK for a pair of…

How to stay healthy on a plane right now

Flying in winter can be risky. There are the sometimes-perilous threats of weather woes and the health concerns of cold and flu season. This year, add concerns over the global coronavirus outbreak. You shouldn’t necessarily change your flying plans because…

How and why you should cook with bitters

If you’ve ever played around with cocktails, chances are you’ve dabbled in bitters, too. These herbal concoctions, made out of natural ingredients like herbs, bark, roots and fruit, are a key component in crafting a well-rounded cocktail. But did you…

How helpful is hand sanitizer?

Maybe you keep a bottle in your car or in your purse. Or you grab a splurt as you check out of the grocery store or leave the doctor’s office. Hand sanitizer is one way we try to arm ourselves…

Grandmother's sherry is making a comeback

When’s the last time you had a glass of sherry, that sweet Spanish wine with an old-fashioned reputation? For me, it was a complimentary goblet served nightly at a fusty bed-and-breakfast in Columbia, South Carolina β€” more than 10 years…

There's a right way to say you're sorry

We are living in the Age of Sorry. It’s hard to remember a time when so many breathless apologies stirred the air β€” from celebrities to companies, and even Uncle Ted, who will never, ever drink and Facebook status update…

How much should we worry about pyrethrins and pyrethroids?

The problem with pesticides is that they can be dangerous to more than the pests they’re targeting. You’ve likely heard of pyrethrins and pyrethroids. They are types of pesticides specifically used to wipe out insects. Pyrethrins are botanical insecticides derived…

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Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Researchers assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from 22 percent in 2004 to 42 percent in 2016. Alternately, the prevalence of alcohol declined slightly from 40 percent in 2004 to 35 percent in 2016.

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Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Researchers assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from 22 percent in 2004 to 42 percent in 2016. Alternately, the prevalence of alcohol declined slightly from 40 percent in 2004 to 35 percent in 2016.

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Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles

Researchers assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from 22 percent in 2004 to 42 percent in 2016. Alternately, the prevalence of alcohol declined slightly from 40 percent in 2004 to 35 percent in 2016.