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'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana," Surgeon General Says

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams made the announcement, with Azar calling marijuana "a dangerous drug." Officials said President Donald Trump...

Breastfeeding Is Best Public Health Policy. Why Is It Discouraged?

Breastfeeding has long been the gold standard for infant nutrition. The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and World Health Organization all recommend it. Thus, the recent New York Times report of U.S. interference in the World Health Assembly’s attempt to...