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Cannabis investor donates $9M to Harvard, MIT for marijuana research

A cannabis investor is giving Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his alma maters, $ 9 million to study the health effects of marijuana, according to published reports. Both institutions describe the donation as the largest private funding of marijuana research, the Boston Globe reported. 2 CLIENTS AT NEW MEXICO SPA OFFERING ‘VAMPIRE FACIAL’… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

Harvard applauds Nobel-winning efforts against sexual violence

GAZETTE: Why were the cases so complex? VANROOYEN: Most fistulas occur because of obstructed labor, when women have tears that are not repaired or repaired appropriately. That can be the case here. But a lot of them had to do with sexual slavery. Women were abducted and then subjected to very violent forms of sexual abuse, including… Read More »