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Future medical marijuana dispensers in West Monroe have people on the fence

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) – After years of delays, medical marijuana comes to Louisiana. The Louisiana Pharmacy Board can only assign 10 licenses. The Monroe area was licensed Wednesday, making it its first in northeast Louisiana. Shreveport's business partner Greg Morrison and William Windham put the pharmacy on Mcmillan Rd. in West Monroe. They call it Delta Medmar. "Getting started …

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The science behind tainted "synthetic marijuana"

Experts describe how rat poison linked to a recent bleeding outbreak does its damage Devin Powell Scientific American 2018-04-19T08: 00: 57Z • 2018-04-19T08: 00: 57Z Three people died and more than 100 have been sickened in the past few weeks after taking synthetic cannabinoids, human-made compounds that target the same brain receptors as marijuana. Symptoms documented at poison centers – …

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$ 100 million gift to strengthen brain science research

Brown Institute for Brain Science receives a $ 100 million gift from Robert Carney and 61 and Nancy Carney, one of the largest single donations ever given to the university. The BIBS will rename Robert J. and the Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science to honor the donation, according to a press release from the university. President Christina Paxson …

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Gene therapy helps patients avoid blood transfusion

Although it seldom influenced her dance classes, she also remembers being sick – very ill. Sihanath, now 22, was diagnosed as a young child with the genetic blood disorder beta thalassemia. She was treated with single blood transfusions, which became a month when she became 14 years old. "I knew for a fact that I was ill and I was …

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Unusually high proportion of E. coli victims in hospitals

An E. coli outbreak traced to chopped roman lettuce has spread to another five states, and public health professionals report a hospitalization of nearly 60 percent, which is twice as much as usual. There are 53 confirmed cases spread over 16 states, from Wednesday's update from the federal disease control and prevention centers. Of the 31 victims who have required …

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Brown University gets $ 100 million to investigate human brain, cure its diseases

Brown University's Institute for Brain Science received a $ 100 million donation to support human brain research and find remedies for its diseases and diseases, says university administrators. The gift is from alumn Robert J. Carney, a Houston-based businessman and his wife Nancy, announced the university. It is one of the greatest gifts in school history. The Institute will use …

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2 new measles cases reported in Kansas City, say health officials | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF TV

In this image illustration, measles, mumps and rubella vaccines are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California. (Photo of Illustration Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) In this photo exhibition, bottles of measles, measles and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill …

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