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As the CBD Craze Grows, Doctors and FDA Say There's Good Reason for Caution Dec 09, 2019

When Dr. Jennifer Griffith, a Washington University pediatric neurologist, drives down the street each morning, she notices what a lot of Missourians are seeing on billboards and storefronts: an explosion in the marketing of cannabidiol, better known... Read More

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Forget Paris and Stop Climate Change Panic Dec 09, 2019

It will surely bring joy to the band's many haters, but Coldplay will not tour in support of its new album. The reason for the hiatus should give everyone pause: Chris Martin announced that his band will not tour because of global warming. The band r... Read More

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'Existential' is the 'Dumpster Fire' of 2019. Like, Literally. Dec 06, 2019

Fancy words go in and out of fashion, positing an existential temptation to overuse them like salt. The late 1990s gave us "literally." People literally used "literally" to emphasize almost any point — even one no reader or listener could mista... Read More

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Outrageous Outrage -- Take a Ride Dec 06, 2019

In today's narrative-driven, social media-focused world, it's easy to slip into outrageous outrage. Let's take this week's social media commotion over a Peloton commercial that, according to Bloomberg News reporter Joshua Fineman, led to a drop in st... Read More