Pregnancy complications linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

Pregnancy complications linked to higher risk of heart disease, study finds

CNN — According to a new study, five major pregnancy complications are powerful risk factors for ischemic heart disease throughout life, with the greatest risk occurring within a decade of giving birth. Ischemic heart disease refers to heart problems, including heart attack, caused by narrowed or dysfunctional blood vessels that reduce blood and oxygen flow … Read more

Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

Hong Kong criminalizes CBD as a ‘dangerous drug’ alongside heroin

hong kong CNN — Two years ago, cannabidiol was booming in Hong Kong. The compound, known as CBD, was popping up in cafes, restaurants and stores, with companies keen to join an exciting new market that was already well established in countries around the world. This all came to an end on Wednesday, when CBD … Read more

EzriCare eye drops: CDC advises against use as it investigates dozens of infections and one death in 11 states

EzriCare eye drops: CDC advises against use as it investigates dozens of infections and one death in 11 states

CNN — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging healthcare providers and consumers to stop using EzriCare artificial tears as they investigate at least 50 infections in 11 states that have resulted in cases permanent vision loss, hospitalization and one death. Most people with these infections said they used artificial tears, and … Read more

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Ultra-processed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious, expert-backed food lifestyle that will improve your health for life. CNN — According to a new study of more than 197,000 people in the UK, more than half of whom were women, eating more ultra-processed foods increases … Read more

Drug use among adults increased during pandemic, but dropped dramatically among young people, study finds

Drug use among adults increased during pandemic, but dropped dramatically among young people, study finds

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning how to harness it. CNN — Marijuana and other substance use dropped among teens in the first year of the pandemic, according to a new study. But adult use of cannabis, … Read more

Scientists are preparing the resurrection of a bird that has been extinct since the 17th century

Scientists are preparing the resurrection of a bird that has been extinct since the 17th century

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — No other animal is as inexorably linked to extinction as the dodo, a strange flightless bird that lived on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean until the end of the 17th century. The arrival … Read more