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  • Regulation Drafted To Expand Medical Marijuana Program

    Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
  • Company launches Hampton Roads Rx, a new prescription discount card

    There's a new discount prescription drug card in town. Paramount Rx, a North Carolina-based prescription benefits management company, has launched Hampton Roads Rx with Farm Fresh Food and Pharmacy as its preferred provider. The free cards, which can...
  • Funding young scientists

    Funding young scientists
    This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
  • A prescription for disaster?

    Reporter's Note: This is the first part in a two-part series on the controversies swirling around the potential legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Georgia. The ramifications for passing such legislation seems to go beyond the medical use,...
  • New England editorial roundup

    The Concord (N.H.) Monitor, Jan. 27, 2015 Whether she knows it or not, Sarah Palin penned her own political obituary during the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Jan. 24. For 35 minutes, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate...
  • FDA approves an ADHD drug as the first treatment for binge-eating disorder

    Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating disorder. About 2 percent of U.S. adults, or about 5 million people, have binge eating disorder, according to the...
  • Lawmakers and White House champion medical advances

    WASHINGTON The Senate is starting to take a look at how to get new drugs, medical devices and treatments for cancer and other diseases to the public faster and with less expense. Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., got the effort...
  • Democrats renew press for curbs on e-cigarettes

    WASHINGTON Democrats are renewing efforts to protect children from the potential harm of electronic cigarettes, but the main event will come on the regulatory front if the Food and Drug Administration meets expectations and releases a final rule this...
  • Nebraska senators back medical marijuana as way to relieve seizures, multiple sclerosis

    Four Nebraska senators rallied behind a bill Friday that would legalize medical marijuana, even as the attorney general continues to fight the drug's proliferation. The sponsors of the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act said family members who suffered...
  • Epileptics say success of pot drugs merits state's OK

    The syringe full of medicine that 12-year-old Caleb Thomas has been taking twice a day since November makes him wrinkle his nose, but it's also made him the face of medical marijuana for many in the state. The Virginia Beach boy is one of only a few...
  • Can FDA-approved 'nanoparticle' warn of stroke, heart attacks?

    ST. LOUIS Roughly 600,000 people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease. It is the country's leading cause of death. It is also one of the most baffling. About half of heart disease victims die suddenly without showing any symptoms. For more than...