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Veterans Might Finally Get Access To Medical Marijuana

Veterans are now prohibited from fully discussing medical marijuana treatment with VA doctors, and those doctors are prohibited from recommend...

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Man wanted in Virginia killing dies after shooting self

William was wanted in the murder of Woodell Brooks and the kidnapping of Brooks' wife Olene from their Virginia home last Thursday. The statem...

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Medical marijuana will be on Florida ballot in November

The Florida Division of Elections has confirmed, we've validated enough petitions (and qualified in enough districts) to give voters a second ch...

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Neos wins FDA okay for its ADHD drug

The main difference between traditional treatments for ADHD in the form of tablets and ODTs like Adzenys is the fact that the latter tablets dis...

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Theranos Stops Patient Blood Draws at Capital BlueCross Pennsylvania Store

Walgreens is suspending Theranos Lab services at the drugstore chain's outlet in Palo Alto, Calif. (also known as Theranos' hometown). It also s...

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Governor Rauner to veto legislation on bill for tuition grants and colleges

It's unfair to high school seniors who can't plan for the future and may leave IL. Anderson, 22, says everyone in her life had told her she'd ...

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Rauner administration again rejects new marijuana conditions

Last summer, staff presented supervisors with an ordinance that would have limited the number of marijuana plants individuals could grow outdoor...

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What you need to know about Zika virus

Most people never develop symptoms. "The increased incidence of microcephaly is particularly alarming, as it places a heart-breaking burden on f...

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Jim Harbaugh's bringing Ric Flair to Michigan's National Signing Day party

Flair and Harbaugh are buds. During his run as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, Harbaugh had Flair fly into Wisconsin to give his team a p...

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Breastfeeding can save lives

Despite these proven benefits, however, only 37% of children aged six months and under in lower- and middle-income countries are exclusively bre...

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Gastroschisis, Babies Born With Intestines Outside Their Bodies On The Rise — CDC

Over the course of 18 years, the prevalence of gastroschisis more than doubled in the USA, increasing among moms of every age and racial group...

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Breakthrough Diabetes Cell Therapy Could Be A Game Changer

Therefore, these patients must carefully monitor the amount of sugar in their blood, measuring it several times a day and then injecting themsel...

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NFL conducting investigation of Manning

As always, Peyton Manning maintained his amicable nature with opponents, as evidenced by his pretty heartfelt words he had for Bill Belichick ...

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Arizona man arrested in Oregon standoff says little in court

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich reacted to the arrests on Wednesday, saying, "I'm hopeful that this marks the end to the dangerous and illegal takeove...

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Starting Indoor Tanning Early Linked to Melanoma Diagnoses in Younger Women

Additionally, the younger group reported more frequent tanning of 100 sessions compared t the 40 sessions of the older women. In a study of ...

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First Zika virus case confirmed in Los Angeles County

The mosquito that carries the virus is found all over the southern and southeastern United States which means there is a potential for an epidem...

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Sandwell's junior doctors respond to 'back to work order'

Dr. Cummings is now working in a GP practice in Washington, and went to support his colleagues at the picket line at the South Tyneside hospital...

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Arizona Town Made Famous By Eagles Song Remembers Glenn Frey

Azoff told The Wrap: "The colitis and pneumonia were side effects from all the meds". The previous year, Frey's health took a bad turn, as h...

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Kim Richards' Ex-Husband Monty Brinson Dies of Lung Cancer

Last week he wrote , "Even though I'm facing death eye to eye, which instead of being being scared or pity I'm embracing it as I go forward wit...

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Deficiencies found at Theranos lab

What is known, at least for now, is that the reports appear to pertain to proprietary vials the company calls "nanotainers", which the FDA had d...

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Doctors, Survivors Encouraged By President Obama's Push To Cure Cancer

Ronald DePinho, president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, whose Moon Shots Program has set out to end the dreaded disease. Biden says he wants...

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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth ready for romance

The source added, "They are in love and it's a different time now for them". She took to Instagram this month to post a picture of her wearing...

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Anna Duggar Visits Husband Josh in Rehab, Releases Statement

Dillion also claimed Duggar called her "worthless" and a "dirty s**t" and spat on her face when she tried to shove him off during their rough in...

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USA adds more countries to Zika virus travel alert

It has been linked to thousands of cases of a birth defect known as microcephaly , when babies are born with abnormally small heads, which can ...

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Gene sequencing offers promising avenue for VP Biden's 'moonshot' to cure cancer

There's no doubt Joe Biden's heart is in the right place. What does this cancer "moonshot" may actually look like. It's a noble goal, of c...

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Zika virus detected in British and US travellers

Last week, the agency urged pregnant women and women considering becoming pregnant to postpone visits to Puerto Rico, Brazil , Colombia, El Sal...

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Tinder launches health & safety page to help users find STD testing clinics

Things became sour between the California advocacy group and Tinder when the former launched an ad campaign last winters in which it linked T...

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Prarie voles console loved ones who are stressed

Prairie voles are known for maintaining lifelong, monogamous partnerships, in which both parents will look after their offspring. For the study...

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'Don't let embarrassment prevent cancer screening' says NHS England

Samme Allen was diagnosed with cervical cancer at the age of 35; she hadn't been to a screening for ten years. Many of my patients get underst...

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Sam Smith Defends Tweets On 'Ridiculous' Racism

Sam has scored a Best Original Song Oscar nomination for his Spectre track Writing's On The Wall, and he will compete against stars includi...

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Pakistan Bomb Kills 15

Pakistan is one of only two countries where polio, a crippling childhood disease, remains endemic. Pakistan recorded more than 300 cases in 20...

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MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program seeks to cure cancer

Even if there was a single cure for every type of cancer , it wouldn't work for long. The American Cancer Society's recent annual report on ...

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PM, president to be nominated at Vietnam party congress

The new assembly, to be elected in May, will hold its first session in June, where it will formally select the president, prime minister and Cab...

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Potatoes before pregnancy linked to diabetes

From the available data, the researchers investigated a potential link between the development of gestational diabetes and the amount of potatoe...

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UNM Cancer Center hopeful about national effort to find cure

We all know someone who has had cancer , or is fighting to beat it. They're our family, friends, and co-workers'. "It's going to allow them to ...

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