Experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

WASHINGTON — A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group’s recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals’ syrup would become the first drug derived More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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More illnesses reported in E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

Eighteen more people have been sickened by the E. coli outbreak tied to chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region, health officials report. According to the latest update from the Centers More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Americans waste tons of healthy food each day

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By admin On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Michael Phelps reveals he considered suicide after Olympics

When you think of Michael Phelps, you probably picture him celebrating in the pool after shattering a world record, or standing victorious on top of an Olympic podium holding a gold medal up to the cameras. In More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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New advice to prevent falls, fractures in older adults

It’s a common fear among many with aging parents: a dreaded phone call comes in the middle of the night that a loved one has suffered a nasty fall. The consequences can be devastating.  Now a panel of experts More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Sen. McCain recovering from surgery, in stable condition

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is in stable condition after a surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis over the weekend, according to a statement from his office. The senator was admitted More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Trump pushes to expand use of medication to treat addiction

Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It’s More...

By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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200 million eggs recalled over salmonella concerns

RALEIGH, N.C. — More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacterial contamination. A notice posted on the Food & Drug Administration More...

By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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These workers most likely to use pot, survey finds

A new survey of workers in pot-friendly Colorado finds the food service industry is the most likely to have employees who use marijuana. The study used 2014-2015 survey data involving more than 10,000 adult workers More...

By admin On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Neurostimulation device offers new hope for those with epilepsy

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