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Many unknowns surround medical marijuana

NEW ORLEANS – Although doctors in more than two dozen states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and Guam have laws that allow medical marijuana use, there is still much uncertainty about their medical value, according to a speaker at the AVS Internal Medical Annual Meeting . "There is very little scientific information that supports the approximately 50 indications where medical marijuana …

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Here's what you need to know about the polling season 2018

The sun is shining, the temperature rises and trees along the Karls River blossoms into the flowering – which begins the start of the 2018 allergy season. And if you already start coughing, sneezing or having itchy eyes from pollen floating around, you can be out in a rough week. To learn more about how long the allergy season is …

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How consumers respond to E. coli eruptions

The slowly growing E. coli O157: H7 outbreak, derived from Yuma-grown romaine, has kept the history of the pages for several weeks. Restaurants and grocery stores react in two main ways: to ensure that all Romans sold in the store do not come from Yuma or take Romaine from their shelves altogether. This concern for safe food has urged reporters …

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Ecstasy can help with PTSD, but risks remain

THURSDAY, May 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) – People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may find some relief by using the popular body of ecstasy, a small study suggests. Technically, this synthetic drug synthesizes 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) and it changes mood and perception. When trying with 26 veterans and first respondents with PTSD, it helped many of them, investigators discovered. "In …

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Surgeons draw 14 round worms from the woman's bile duct

The patient, identified only by her first name, complained of painful pain for six months. (SWNS) Surgeons in India discovered 14 living worms floating inside the woman's internal organs. The woman, who was only called Sunita 38, visited the hospital after suffering severe abdominal pain, fever, vomiting and jaundice for six months. A CT scan revealed more than a dozen …

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She modeled in New York and worked for the Navy. At 93, the parasites took her to a nursing home.

Pictures of Rebecca Zeni during her younger years showed her with flawless skin, well-defined eyebrows and long, thick eyelashes. Her beauty could catch a room, said her daughter, but she was more than just a beautiful face. She was a modern-day woman from the 1940s and 1950s, frankly, career-oriented and hardworking, said Mike Prieto, a lawyer representing Zeni's family. At …

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Women should be offered remedies over delayed cancer diagnosis

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed that women whose cancer diagnosis is delayed will be offered a measure. He commented in Dáil on Wendesday in response to questions from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin about the CervicalCheck controversy. Varadkar appealed for calm and space for the government to make the right decision and make the right of the women concerned. If …

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104-year-old researchers want to leave Australia for a physician's death

Trevor Marshallsea, The Associated Press Published Tuesday 1 May 2018 at. 9:31 pm EDT SYDNEY, Australia – Australian supporters of voluntary euthanasia save doctors will try to prevent a 104-year-old scientist flying to Switzerland this week to end his life through the country's program for legal assisted dying. Famous academic David Goodall has made arrangements to travel to the Swiss …

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