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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Second set of marijuana initiative signatures turned in, could trigger special election

    A Los Angeles-based law firm submitted signatures Thursday for a medical marijuana initiative that could spur a special election in Costa Mesa next year. Attorney David R. Welch presented 10,905 signatures to the city clerk's office, which did a...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally. Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach. Most folks here come for the...
  • Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops

    Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops
    A pair of powerful aldermen are calling for round-the-clock security at any marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers approved to set up shop in Chicago and want to require the product be loaded and unloaded in secure areas. Under the plan...
  • Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now

    Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now
    Is Connecticut's new law permitting the sale of medical marijuana effective enough? No, says a North Haven man who has created an online petition to change how the medication is sold. His view is worth considering. But it's too soon to make changes in a...
  • Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses

    Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses
    Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts. The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...