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By the numbers: There are now more daily marijuana users in the US than daily alcohol users

By the numbers: There are now more daily marijuana users in the US than daily alcohol users

New research based on data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, published Wednesday in the journal Addiction, compares Americans' use of cannabis and alcohol over the past 40 years. Here are some of the findings and other notable numbers.
Employers rethink value of employee connections in era of remote work: report

Employers rethink value of employee connections in era of remote work: report

TORONTO — The rise of remote work has led to a loss of workplace social connections that is negatively affecting employees, a new report suggests.
N.S. doctors say not enough physicians to teach at new Cape Breton medical school

N.S. doctors say not enough physicians to teach at new Cape Breton medical school

SYDNEY, N.S. — Some physicians in Cape Breton say there aren't enough doctors on the island to staff the new medical school set to welcome students in fall 2025, and one doctor is worried about its ability to meet accreditation standards.
Use of Wegovy and other weight-loss drugs soars among kids and young adults

Use of Wegovy and other weight-loss drugs soars among kids and young adults

At 17, Israel McKenzie was so burdened by obesity that he stopped going to high school in person and was embarrassed to speak to people at his restaurant job.
For a Memorial Day barbecue, update side dishes to keep the flavor, lose some fat

For a Memorial Day barbecue, update side dishes to keep the flavor, lose some fat

A typical spread at a Memorial Day barbecue might not scream “healthy,” but nutritionists see an opportunity in those gloppy, heavy side dishes. In short, it pays to be sneaky.
SCCSS seeks $1 million from Sechelt for Building Together project

SCCSS seeks $1 million from Sechelt for Building Together project

The community project aims to offer housing to vulnerable women and children
Owner of Nepal's largest media organization arrested over citizenship card issue

Owner of Nepal's largest media organization arrested over citizenship card issue

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The owner of Nepal's largest news organization has been arrested for allegedly violating the country's citizenship laws over an issue with his citizenship card.

Hawaii court orders drug companies to pay $916 million in Plavix blood thinner lawsuit

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii court has ordered the manufacturers and distributors of the blood thinner Plavix to pay the state a combined $916 million after finding the companies failed to disclose the efficacy and safety of the medication, the state att
Israel's block of AP transmission shows how ambiguity in law could restrict war coverage

Israel's block of AP transmission shows how ambiguity in law could restrict war coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — Israel's shutdown and seizure of an Associated Press video camera that provided a live glimpse into Gaza alarmed many journalists, who worried Tuesday about wider implications for coverage of a war largely fought out of the world's si
Louisiana lawmakers advance bill to reclassify abortion drugs, worrying doctors

Louisiana lawmakers advance bill to reclassify abortion drugs, worrying doctors

BATON ROUGE, La.