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Alternative Medicine

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  • Dr. Oz gets dissected

    Dr. Oz gets dissected
    A media firestorm has broken out over a letter I co-signed prevailing upon Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons to reconsider having "America's doctor," Mehmet Oz, retain his position on that esteemed institution's medical faculty. I...
  • UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?

    UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?
    As the state's efforts to get a non-euphoric medical marijuana oil to severely epileptic children move forward, the University of Florida is proposing a study to answer a key question: Does it even work? Dr. Paul Carney, professor at the UF Department of...
  • Local doctors launch health care podcast

    Local doctors launch health care podcast
    Since the Internet provides lots of health information, two area doctors have teamed up to help patients sift through the huge amount of data available. Last November, Dr. Paul Nottoli of the Vitality Chiropractic Center in Aurora and Brian Musial, an...
  • Medical Marijuana: More Patients, More Products, Low Profile

    Medical Marijuana: More Patients, More Products, Low Profile
    Susan Gilchrist once took nine different medications to ease the chronic pain and fatigue of her multiple sclerosis. Gilchrist, 32, is now off all those drugs, finding more relief, she says, than she has in more than a decade, now that she uses just one...
  • Wenc joins Baram, Tapper & Gans, LLC

    The law firm of Baram, Tapper & Gans, LLC announced that Attorney David J. Wenc has joined the firm. Wenc brings extensive experience as a trial lawyer. He has a trial and appellate practice with an emphasis on federal and state criminal defense and...
  • Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon

    Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon
    HARTFORD — He may look like Santa Claus to kids, but Dr. Paul Kanev was cool under fire when Lillian Colon brought her 3-year-old son to the emergency room in May 2003. Little Zachary Colon was unconscious. At the time Kanev was chief of...
  • Aspiring budtenders seek training to run medical marijuana dispensaries

    Aspiring budtenders seek training to run medical marijuana dispensaries
    A thick line of people formed inside a DoubleTree hotel Saturday afternoon, all of them waiting to learn if they had earned the distinction of certified budtender, one of many titles for a person who works behind the counter at a medicinal marijuana...
  • Teens' compulsive texting can cause neck injury, experts warn

     Teens' compulsive texting can cause neck injury, experts warn
    Dean Fishman, a chiropractor in Florida, was examining an X-ray of a 17-year-old patient's neck in 2009 when he noticed something unusual. The ghostly image of her vertebral column showed a reversal of the curvature that normally appears in the cervical...
  • Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million

    Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million
    A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg. Attorneys for 23-year-old Anna Rahm of...
  • Law firm draws heat for claiming medical pot legal

    Law firm draws heat for claiming medical pot legal
    A Jacksonville law firm's claim that marijuana is already legal as medicine in Florida has other supporters of medical pot crying foul. Health Law Services, formally incorporated as IJC Law Group, is telling clients that Florida's alternative health-care...
  • Addicted mothers work out to keep their babies

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Wearing loose sweatpants and sneakers, mothers Samantha Roberts and Beatrice Rodrigues kicked and pranced to a 30-minute kick-boxing video at Parisi House on the Hill, struggling to keep up with the perfectly toned bodies of the fitness...