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The Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians

According to a 2016 Harris Poll commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group, about eight million U.S. adults are vegan or vegetarian. Read more



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Studies link weed legalization, car crashes

A study found that crashes are up as much as 6% in Washington, Oregon and Colorado, compared with neighboring states that have not legalize… Read more

States that legalized recreational weed see increase in car accidents, studies say

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the probable cause of a crash that killed 12 people on a church bus near Concan, Texas, in March 2017 was that the 20-year-old man whose truck hit the bus was under the influence of marijuana and a sedative. Read more

NASA Is Getting Pretty Good At Fixing Space Telescopes From The Ground

Wyoming officials say more than 12,500 switched parties around 2018 primaries

Nick Reynolds 307-266-0634, nick.reynolds@trib.com

More than 12,500 Wyoming voters changed their party affiliation this summer, new numbers from the W… Read more

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidate John Cox: Limit Government In Health Care

John Cox, California’s Republican candidate for governor, contends that policies on abortion, health insurance and health care access should be guided by the conservative ideals of free market competition and personal responsibility. He hasn’t offered specific policy positions on health care, except that government should largely stay out of it. Read more

5 things to know for October 17: Saudi Arabia, Michael, Brexit, marijuana, lotto

Want to buy a castle? This French chateau will only cost you $58. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Read more

Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report card

Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F. Read more

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Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

These are the 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

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The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Antibiotics offer an alternative for simple appendicitis

Q: A friend was recently treated with antibiotics for appendicitis. I thought appendicitis required an operation. A: For more than 100 years, appendicitis was considered an emergency that required immediate surgery to remove the appendix. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cellulite can't be completely eliminated, but some treatments may reduce its appearance

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? Read more

Joint replacement expert: Exercisers in their 40s and 50s should 'agercise' their workouts

Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It's a wake-up call," said Robert Klapper, M.D., co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Joint Replacement Program. "It's your body whispering rather than shouting at you." Read more