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

08/25/2014 – 12:36 PM | 2 Comments

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 …

Donations Continue to Pour In To ALS From Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

08/20/2014 – 9:53 AM |
ice bucket challenge

The ALS Association — the national organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease — announced that as of Wednesday, August 20, it has received $31.5 million due …

Pete Frates: ALS Patient And Man Behind The Ice Bucket Challenge

08/14/2014 – 2:33 PM |
ice bucket challenge

By Brad Broker
In just the past two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than $4 million, as well as priceless awareness, for amyotrophic lateral …

VA Already Reports More Referrals To Private Doctors, Improved Hiring Plans

08/14/2014 – 9:22 AM | One Comment
Veterans doctors

By Alan Lyndon
The VA is aggressively hiring physicians and significantly increasing referrals of veterans to private docs.
That’s the word from the new chief of the …

During Nutrition Talk, Fox News Hack Says Michelle Obama Is Too Fat (VIDEO)

08/13/2014 – 2:37 PM | One Comment
Michelle Obama

Fox News is sometimes funnier than Comedy Central.  While they try to make coherent arguments, they actually create more and more material for late night …

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 …