The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its first-ever guidelines on marijuana use for pregnant and breast-feeding women.
Marijuana is an age-old drug made from parts of the Cannabis plant. It contains the mind-altering chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Several countries, and a number of U.S. states, have legalized the drug for medical or recreational purposes. Here's the latest news on marijuana, from how it affects the brain and body, to its potential medical benefits or harms, to possible impacts of legalization.
Women have been giving birth since the beginning of human existence, but sometimes, the ways they do so get a little strange.
Marijuana use may affect how much pain people feel and the dose of painkillers they need following traumatic injury.
Many people tend to look back on the past with "rose-colored glasses," remembering the good times and the good feelings while forgetting the bad.
Many marijuana dispensaries recommend marijuana products for treating pregnant women's morning sickness, even though marijuana use in pregnancy is linked with health problems for newborns.
A growing number of clinical trials are looking into whether compounds in marijuana can be used to treat some of the symptoms of autism.
The drug, which contains cannabidiol, may soon gain official U.S. approval to treat severe forms of epilepsy.
A mysterious vomiting condition tied to marijuana use has an even stranger antidote: hot showers. Here's a possible reason.
Health officials in Illinois are warning people that synthetic marijuana can cause bleeding from the ears and eyes, according to news reports.
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