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NEW YORK - Marijuana's effects on the young brain and how women heart attack patients are treated differently than men.

A new study finds women who've had a heart attack are less likely than men to receive high-intensity statins, which are recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes.

British researchers say that may explain why women with a history of heart disease and stroke are more likely to die than men.

Young people who are transgender and gender-nonconforming face higher rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.

A large study from Kaiser Permanente looking at medical records found they were diagnosed with mental health conditions up to 13 times more than other young people.

And new research shows a link between frequent marijuana use and lower cognitive function in young adults.

But the study in JAMA Psychiatry finds when people stop using cannabis, those effects fade over time.

Researchers reviewed nearly 70 studies from more than four decades for the study.

(Laura Podesta, CBS News)

 

 

 


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