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Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend. A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night. Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area. Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro. Breezy NW winds will add to the chill. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Marijuana's Effect on Your Heart

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Marijuana might make you feel more relaxed, but a new study suggests it puts your heart under stress.

Researchers checked records from a French network measuring drug abuse and dependence and found people who smoked pot had an increased risk of cardiovascular problems before they turn 50.

Over a five-year period, nearly 2,000 cases of marijuana abuse were reported in France. 35 of those had cardiovascular problems. Nine patients died and 20 had heart attacks, even though the average age of the patients was 34.


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