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Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

By Jennifer Peltz |
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor commu...

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

By Phillip Reese | May 22
Emergency room patients increasingly leave California hospitals against medical advice, and experts say crowded ERs are likely to blame.

Why Quebec Endlessly Beckons Those on a Bicycle

Why Quebec Endlessly Beckons Those on a Bicycle

By Calvin Woodward | May 22
In Montreal each spring, an epic bicycle festival demonstrates how 25,000 people can let the good times roll without bumping into each other too much. 

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

The Hazards of Living on the Right Side of a Time Zone Border

May 22
Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

Getting Real About Health Costs in Retirement

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 21
You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying.

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Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

By Jacques Billeaud | May 21
A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.