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Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh less and are less likely to be obese. New research finds a surprising correlation between marijuana use and lower weight. Recent surveys estimate that over 22 million people in the United States ages 12 and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?

Following on from a series of similar studies, researchers are once again investigating whether acetaminophen can influence our psychology. This time, the focus is on positive empathy. Could acetaminophen reduce our ability to demonstrate empathy? Acetaminophen is one of the most commonly used drugs globally. It offers quick relief from mild pain and is readily… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why does my stool smell foul?

Foul-smelling stool has a particularly bad odor. Often, this is due to the foods that people eat. In some cases, however, foul-smelling stool can indicate an underlying medical condition. This article outlines eight causes of foul-smelling stool, along with information on diagnosis, treatments, and when to see a doctor. 1. Antibiotics and infection In some… Read More »