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  • Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2

    Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2
    As a voter, you've probably heard several myths associated with Amendment 2, the proposal to legalize medical marijuana. More often than not, these myths have been formulated by the proponents of the ballot language, to make you think smoking pot is...
  • Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses

    Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses
    Orange County commissioners on Tuesday took a first step toward limiting where marijuana businesses can set up shop, in the event that voters approve a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana next month. Amendment 2, formally known as "Use...
  • State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants

    State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants
    The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest. The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last...
  • Windsor mother and son team starts Lyme disease non-profit organization

    Darren Waterhouse doesn't remember for sure when he was first bitten by a tick. He thinks it was when he a teenager. He was working outdoors for the summer and became ill. "I became really, really tired, lethargic and achy," he said. His mother took him...
  • Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center

    Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital is opening a 25-story outpatient surgery center at its Streeterville campus Monday, boosting its expected capacity in that segment by at least 33 percent in the first year. The $330 million project comes at a time when...
  • New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes

    New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes
    Marlene MacGregor knew she was going to be a medical guinea pig, but she agreed anyway. Doctors at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital offered the 70-year-old Nottingham resident several options after a biopsy revealed she had Stage 1 breast cancer. After...
  • 'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'

    'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'
    When two of Jackie Limosani's dogs were ill, she did some homework and became familiar with alternative pet therapies. She is now a certified canine massage therapist, combining her love of dogs with her desire to help shelters and rescues. "Any time...
  • Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive

    Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive
    Good news for those with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions whose symptoms may be lessened by marijuana: Two years after the sale of medical pot was legalized, it's available at several clinics in the state. But at...
  • A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana

    A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana
    A week ago, medical marijuana finally went on sale at some dispensaries here in Connecticut. As a brain cancer survivor and an outspoken advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana, I've been flooded with calls from reporters for quotes, sound...
  • Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland

    Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland
    With Maryland's proposed licensing fees for growing and selling medical marijuana among the highest in the nation, some advocates warn that the steep costs could drive off applicants, crippling the nascent program and limiting access to treatment for tens...
  • High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary

    High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary
    A proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side was met with concerns about parking and impact on neighboring businesses this week. Greenway Herbal Care would like to open an 1,800-square-foot facility in a commercial building at 424...