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  • Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use

    Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use
    — Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
  • Speak Outs: Route 31 bypass is empty

    Bummed about bypass: The Route 31 Algonquin bypass project that is finally finished might possibly go down as the biggest waste of government spending ever. Route 62 is just packed with cars, but there are no cars on the 31 bypass. What a joke. Donations...
  • Comings & Goings: Chiropractor fuses talents with personal training studio

    Comings & Goings: Chiropractor fuses talents with personal training studio
    Dr. Seungyeup Ro and Luke Odom have joined forces to address wellness from a fitness and chiropractic perspective in one stop. Ro recently opened the Sports Chiropractic within EnShape Fitness, a personal fitness company founded by Odom in 2008 at 616...
  • Florida may expand medical-marijuana law

    Florida may expand medical-marijuana law
    Floridians can expect the Legislature to ponder expanding the state's new medical marijuana law to allow for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers might first wait to carry out the statute the state already has. Last year the...
  • Families with sick kids worry about delay in medical pot licenses

    Families with sick kids worry about delay in medical pot licenses
    Carolyn and Mike Burkhead of downstate Maryville do not know what they are going to do. Their 3-year-old daughter Mira has a form of epilepsy that subjects her to severe, debilitating seizures. Her parents have tried nine different medications to treat...
  • Medical pot may be back on ballot in 2016

    Medical pot may be back on ballot in 2016
    Proponents of a medical-marijuana ballot initiative that fell short of passing in November are making a second attempt to legalize weed in Florida. Late Friday, the Department of State approved the language of a proposed 2016 constitutional amendment...
  • Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot

    Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot
    Illinois is now accepting petitions to expand the list of medical conditions that qualify for treatment with marijuana — though officials have yet to name the board that will decide the issue. The state also hasn't named which applicants will be...
  • Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions

    Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions
    I am an advocate for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania. I didn't start out that way. If you would have told me three years ago that I would be fighting for the chance to get my teenage son marijuana, I would have called you crazy. But...
  • Acupuncturist: Ancient technique can treat many conditions

    By Erinn Hutkin Larisa Turin, 59, a licensed acupuncturist and owner of River North's ChicagoAcupunctureTM, sees patients every day "on whom Western medicine sort of gave up." They hope alternative medicine will finally provide some answers. Turin is...
  • Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case

     Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case
    A Naperville doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments has agreed to have her Illinois medical license placed on probation for at least a year after state regulators accused her of subjecting two children to unwarranted, dangerous...
  • 2014 in review: Tri-Cities

    2014 in review: Tri-Cities
    Downtown bar rules, the location of a library, taxes and energy prices were among the many issues in the news in the Tri-Cities in 2014. Here's a look at some of the biggest news in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia this year. Leaders prepare for...