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HARRISBURG, PA – While many states have pushed for new laws to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons, there are few well-controlled studies …

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Doctors Ask: ‘Is Marijuana Medicine?’

March 24, 2015 – 11:19 AM | 2 Comments
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HARRISBURG, PA – While many states have pushed for new laws to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons, there are few well-controlled studies …

Is Congress Ready To Fix Medicare Pay For Doctors?

March 16, 2015 – 11:02 AM |
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By Mary Agnes Carey
With a deadline fast approaching, bipartisan negotiations are heating up in the House to find a permanent replacement for Medicare’s physician payment formula. But the tentative package …

IOM Says U.S. Should Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21

March 12, 2015 – 3:07 PM |
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THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 would save hundreds of thousands of …

Historic Senate Bill Introduced to Legalize Medical Marijuana Across U.S.

March 10, 2015 – 5:55 PM | 2 Comments
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The U.S. Senate on Tuesday introduced an historic bill that would end the federal prohibition on medical marijuana.
Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kristen …

Medical Marijuana: What No One is Talking About

March 6, 2015 – 10:32 AM | 19 Comments
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On Feb. 25, the Senate State Government Committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 3, which would legalize marijuana for medical use in Pennsylvania. As …

UK Approves Controversial ‘Three-Parent Baby’ IVF Procedure

February 25, 2015 – 11:34 AM |
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Britain will become the first nation to allow three-parent babies, a controversial IVF technique that may prevent genetic, incurable diseases but opponents argue it could …