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08/25/2014 – 4:01 PM | 2 Comments

By Brad Broker
The legalization of medical marijuana has led to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to a new study.
Chronic pain is so common …

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Let Them Sleep! Doctors Say Teens Need Later School Start Time

08/25/2014 – 11:36 PM |
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Have you ever wondered why elementary school students — who are awake and watching television by 6AM — don’t start school until 8:45AM while their …

Study: Medical Marijuana Decreases Drug Overdose Deaths

08/25/2014 – 4:01 PM | 2 Comments
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By Brad Broker
The legalization of medical marijuana has led to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to a new study.
Chronic pain is so common …

E-Cigs Can Help Smokers Quit, But Heart Assoc. Still Worries About Youths

08/25/2014 – 12:36 PM | 2 Comments
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By Alan Lyndon
E-cigs are booming and more research and regulation is needed — quickly — before a new generation becomes addicted or potentially harmed, according …

Doctor’s View: Keep Your Guns Out Of My Practice

08/21/2014 – 1:42 PM | One Comment
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“Physicians who genuinely wish to offer safety information can simply hand out firearms safety and safe storage brochures to all patients.” That was the advice of …

Middle School Female Soccer Players At Greatest Risk For Concussions

08/19/2014 – 4:01 PM |
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By Alan Lyndon
Concussions have become synonymous with sports.  Most of the research has focused on adults, particularly college football players.  But it appears that a …

Why Do People Become Suicidal?

08/12/2014 – 4:37 PM |
Robin Williams

By Alan Lyndon
Comedian Robin Williams died from asphyxia due to hanging, according to Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County, California Sheriff’s Office. The actor was found …