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Advocates say marijuana makes them better parents, but a new study links pot use with more punitive parenting

Advocates say marijuana makes them better parents, but a new study links pot use with more punitive parenting

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Marijuana is increasingly popular among Americans, and parents are no exception. Some say it makes them better moms and dads. But new research suggests parents who use...
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The Apple Watch Series 4 has converted me into an Apple Watch believer

The Apple Watch Series 4 has converted me into an Apple Watch believer

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

I bought the latest Apple Watch Series 4 in March. The first Apple Watch didn't really grab me, but the new Series 4 has made me a believer. Visit Business Insider's home page...
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Instagram is starting to cut off its most addictive feature, and it could have huge consequences for teens' mental health

Instagram is starting to cut off its most addictive feature, and it could have huge consequences for teens' mental health

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Instagram announced Thursday it was testing a feature in certain countries that hides the number of likes on posts from followers. Instagram says hiding likes is designed "to...
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Column: How Obamacare brought health coverage to the people, in four amazing charts

4 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

These four charts trace the sudden improvement in health coverage for individuals in Obamacare
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America is a nation of conspiracy theorists. Here are the most commonly believed in phenomena

America is a nation of conspiracy theorists. Here are the most commonly believed in phenomena

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Nearly 80% of Americans believe in at least one unscientifically proven idea, according to a new INSIDER poll. Health and wellness beliefs, such as the benefits of aromatherapy...
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Apple is now selling smart blood pressure cuffs in-store and online

Apple is now selling smart blood pressure cuffs in-store and online

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning,
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UnitedHealth Group profit jumps 13% on health services

9 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The health care giant beat expectations for quarterly financial results and increased financial guidance for the year.
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'Missed opportunities': Two experts who manage a combined $248 billion explain how the Fed has made a series of mistakes that could create panic down the line

'Missed opportunities': Two experts who manage a combined $248 billion explain how the Fed has made a series of mistakes that could create panic down the line

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Two CIOs who manage a combined $248 billion for Franklin Templeton say the Federal Reserve missed a big opportunity to reassure nervous investors about the health of the...
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What Wen's Firing Reveals About Planned Parenthood

What Wen's Firing Reveals About Planned Parenthood

21 hours ago   |   Politico

Poor Leana Wen. She took Planned Parenthood's propaganda a little too seriously. And now she's out of a job. For the longest time, Planned Parenthood has insisted that it's a...
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AP FACT CHECK: Savings from Sanders' Medicare plan dubious

23 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders all but guaranteed in his "Medicare for All" speech on Wednesday the U.S. would spend less on health care with his plan. He...
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Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas promise to make 99-cent sneakers available 'at a...

Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas promise to make 99-cent sneakers available 'at a later time' after permanently shutting down pop-up event following the assault of 2 teens

Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas permanently closed a New York City pop-up before it opened to the public, after two teenagers were assaulted in the massive crowd waiting to enter... Read more ...

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

Stocks snap a two-day losing streak on further expectations of a July rate cut

All major US indexes climbed on Thursday as the markets reacted to more dovish commentary from the Federal Reserve around rate cuts. New York Fed President John Williams... Read more ...

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close

President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the news to INSIDER. The... Read more ...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

Comedian Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders are slamming the two Republican Senators who blocked swift passage of a bill to permanently renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation... Read more ...

Donald Trump, Hope Hicks discussed Stormy Daniels payment during campaign

Donald Trump, Hope Hicks discussed Stormy Daniels payment during campaign

Then-candidate Donald Trump and press secretary Hope Hicks allegedly discussed making hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels with his lawyer Michael Cohen amid the... Read more ...

Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that...

Tim Cook says the suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that left 33 people dead is 'a tragedy felt far beyond Japan'

A fire broke out at Kyoto Animation's studio in Japan on Thursday morning, killing 33 people and leaving 36 people injured. Apple CEO Tim Cook called the suspected arson attack... Read more ...

IStandWithIlhan: Bernie Sanders, George Takei, and Susan Sarandon are among...

IStandWithIlhan: Bernie Sanders, George Takei, and Susan Sarandon are among thousands voicing support for the congresswoman after Trump rally attendees chanted 'send her back'

Thousands of people used the hashtags IStandWithIlhan and IStandWithIlhanOmar after President Donald Trump's supporters chanted "Send her back" in an apparent reference to the... Read more ...

The viral app that makes you look old with shocking precision may be quietly...

The viral app that makes you look old with shocking precision may be quietly keeping all your data - but so is Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and everything else you're already using

FaceApp has exploded in popularity in the last week, largely due to its ability to make users look old with eerie precision. Celebrities, influencers, and tens of millions of... Read more ...

An Illinois woman tracked down the family who used to live in her home after...

An Illinois woman tracked down the family who used to live in her home after getting a postcard that was sent to them from Hong Kong in 1993

Kim Draper recently received a postcard that was sent to her home from Hong Kong in 1993. The postcard was written by a former tenant at the house in Springfield... Read more ...

A Delaware woman who said she was beaten unconscious while staying at a...

A Delaware woman who said she was beaten unconscious while staying at a Dominican Republic resort is suing the hotel for $3 million

Tammy Lawrence-Daley, of Wilmington, Delaware, is suing the Majestic Elegance resort in Punta Cana for $3 million. She wrote a Facebook post in May alleging she was assaulted... Read more ...