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Marijuana is becoming rapidly legalized for medicinal use across the United States. But when tight government regulations make it difficult to study, researchers are only beginning to grasp marijuana's potential health benefits--and risks.
Jon Simon is Boston University's Director of the Center for Global Health and Development. He witnesses the tragedy of poverty on every business trip, but finds motivation in his desire to improve children's lives.
Baby elephants are among the most adorable infants of the animal kingdom, with their oversize floppy ears, tiny soft eyes, and fuzzy rounded backs. But despite their popularity in American zoos, these babies are all too rare: Captive elephants are facing a population crash.