Carla K. Johnson, Ap Medical Writer Updated 5:29 am PDT, Monday, August 26, 2019 In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson pours pieces of a cannabis-infused chocolate bar into a vial as he demonstrates testing for THC and other chemicals at CW Analytical Laboratories in Oakland, Calif. Chemists are trying to solve a scientific mystery involving marijuana brownies. Chocolate seems to throw off test results for potency. That could be dangerous for consumers looking to relax, not hallucinate. less In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, photo, chemist David Dawson pours pieces of a cannabis-infused chocolate bar into a vial as he demonstrates testing for THC and other chemicals at CW Analytical Laboratories in ... more Photo: Jeff Chiu, AP Photo: Jeff Chiu, AP Image 1 of / 9 Caption … [Read more...] about How much pot in that brownie? Chocolate can throw off tests
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Back in 2015, the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified processed meat as a carcinogen, which is just what it sounds like — something that causes cancer — because these foods have been shown to raise the risk of colon cancer and potentially other forms of cancer. There have also been studies linking processed meats to a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes. "The current evidence suggests the higher intake of processed meat, the higher the risk of chronic diseases and mortality," says Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Hu notes that while there is no sufficient evidence to suggest a safe amount, eating a small amount of processed meat occasionally (once or twice a month) is unlikely to have an appreciable health impact. Now that we know that the occasional hot dog or strip of bacon isn't cause for concern, what about a more routine processed … [Read more...] about What exactly is a processed meat? And how much is safe to eat?
By Amy Graff, SFGATE Published 12:15 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 A woman crosses Larkin and McAllister Streets in the rain in San Francisco , California, on Monday, March 25, 2019. A woman crosses Larkin and McAllister Streets in the rain in San Francisco , California, on Monday, March 25, 2019. Photo: Gabrielle Lurie / The Chronicle Photo: Gabrielle Lurie / The Chronicle Image 1 of / 24 Caption Close Image 1 of 24 A woman crosses Larkin and McAllister Streets in the rain in San Francisco , California, on Monday, March 25, 2019. A woman crosses Larkin and McAllister Streets in the rain in San Francisco , California, on Monday, March 25, 2019. Photo: Gabrielle Lurie / The Chronicle Here's how much rain is … [Read more...] about Here’s how much rain is forecast to fall during Friday’s atmospheric river
A few more inches of snow are expected to arrive Wednesday night in southern New England. “Another system approaching southern New England Wednesday will bring a few inches of accumulating snow for late Wednesday into early Thursday,” the National Weather Service said Tuesday morning. Meteorologists say they expect the storm will bring in light, fluffy snow, and, according to Boston 25 News, it’ll arrive sometime after 10:30 p.m. Here are seven maps from local meteorologists predicting how much it’ll snow in the region. Close … [Read more...] about 7 maps predicting how much snow is coming Wednesday night
PUBLISHED: 10:36 20 December 2018 Paul Geater Great Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Archant The term “energy coast” is increasingly being used to describe the British side of the southern North Sea between The Wash and the Thames Estuary. The Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm can be seen from Blakeney Point in North Norfolk. Picture: PAUL GEATERIt is already home to Britain’s most modern nuclear power station, the Pressurised Water Reactor at Sizewell B, and in future years could be home to Sizewell C which will dwarf it in size and power output.There are also plans being drawn up for another huge new nuclear power plant at Bradwell, near Maldon in Essex which could be the first UK nuclear reactor owned and operated by a company with a majority Chinese stake.The amount of electricity generated by East Anglian-based nuclear plants could increase from 1,200 Mw to 7,600 Mw over the next 10 years if both new nuclear plants are … [Read more...] about How much power is being generated off the East Anglian coast?