How marijuana contributes to weight loss — and a reduced risk of diabetes; researchers zero in on the first genes associated with postpartum depression; and ADHD in childhood may be linked to obesity later in life. These are the stories making health news this week; for more, visit TIME Health & Family.
Toking up may help marijuana users to stay slim and lower their risk of developing diabetes, according to the latest study, which suggests that cannabis compounds may help in controlling blood sugar.
Public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher, but the latest studies show recreational use is linked with prescription drug misuse.
Two new studies add to the confusion over the health effects of marijuana.
A new study challenges previous work that found a link between marijuana use and lower IQ, but the authors of the original paper stand by their findings.
New York City police boosted arrests for public possession of marijuana in recent years, on the assumption that the action would improve public safety.
Like some cancer patients in states where it’s allowed, Mykayla Comstock uses cannabis as part of her treatment.
For the 20 states in which marijuana is legal, either for medicinal or recreational purposes, there’s a new challenge for law enforcement: judging whether stoned users are too impaired to drive.
For the first time, two American states have legalized the recreational use and sale of marijuana
Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
A new study suggests marijuana use could have an impact on American teens’ IQ, but how great is the effect?
The toxicology report has come in on Rudy Eugene, the perpetrator of a brutal face-eating attack on a Miami causeway that left a homeless man permanently disfigured. After weeks of breathless speculation about the drugs that …