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By Trpko Dimovski, MD
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Breast Cancer Is Not Just One Disease

March 30, 2015 – 10:37 PM |
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(HealthDay News) — Breast cancer isn’t the same for every woman, even at the cellular level, according to a new statement from four major medical …

Even In Female Dominated Nursing, Men Earn More

March 25, 2015 – 7:54 AM |
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Women outnumber men in the nursing profession by more than 10 to 1. But men still earn more, a new study finds.
The report in this week’s Journal …

Doctors Ask: ‘Is Marijuana Medicine?’

March 24, 2015 – 11:19 AM | 3 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 …

Colorado’s Marijuana is 3X Stronger (and a Little Dirty)

March 23, 2015 – 3:13 PM | 4 Comments
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(HealthDay News) — New lab tests on Colorado’s legal marijuana suggest that the state’s weed supply is more potent than ever, and also a little …

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 …

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 …