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  • Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will rejoin tour

    Cancer can't stop Vivian Campbell from rocking out with Def Leppard. His publicist confirmed Wednesday that doctors have given Campbell a treatment regimen that will allow him to avoid radiation and join his band's tour Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama....
  • Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

    Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle...
  • Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses

    Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses
    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain...
  • As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment

    As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment
    As Maryland and other states move to make medical marijuana available to patients, former service members are still barred from getting the drug from the Veterans Administration. Marijuana remains in a legally precarious position, even as public...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    The (Albany) Democrat Herald, June 17, on genetically modified organisms ban While we wait to see what the next front will be in the statewide battle over genetically modified organisms (it might be in neighboring Benton County, where proponents of a ban...
  • An open letter to Florida doctors about medical marijuana education

    An open letter to Florida doctors about medical marijuana education
    As your patient, I entrust my care to you, realizing that you have devoted yourself and sacrificed much to becoming a respected physician.  To get to this level of achievement, you have spent countless hours obtaining education during medical school,...
  • Visiting the gynecologist when you're older

    Visiting the gynecologist when you're older
    As women get older, they have different needs when visiting their gynecologist. The body begins changing as menopause nears. Menstrual periods become irregular, hormone levels change. It can all be confusing for women. Dr. Katharine H. Taber, medical...
  • Santa Ana's pot shop raids, marijuana policy targeted in lawsuit

    Santa Ana's pot shop raids, marijuana policy targeted in lawsuit
    An Orange County marijuana dispensary and its members have filed a federal lawsuit accusing Santa Ana police officers of excessive force during a raid last month. The suit, filed Monday by the nonprofit marijuana collective Sky High Holistic, further...
  • Marijuana licensee sets sights on Highland Park

    Marijuana licensee sets sights on Highland Park
    A Lake Forest couple is seeking City of Highland Park approval to open a medical marijuana dispensary using the license their company, Northshore Alternative Therapy LLC, was awarded by the state in February. Andy and Veronica Hunt are proposing to open...
  • Judge rules 2 more witnesses can testify in chiropractor's sex assault case

    Judge rules 2 more witnesses can testify in chiropractor's sex assault case
    A Lake County judge ruled Tuesday that two of five potential witnesses will be allowed to testify at trial about alleged inappropriate behavior by a Highland Park chiropractor charged with sexually assaulting a patient. Kevin Dutton, 39, of Chicago,...
  • Medical marijuana program still facing delays

    For 20 years, Frank Paine has suffered from chronic back pain that caused him to retire early in 2009 and now makes it hard for him to walk long distances. He's tried numerous medications, physical therapy and acupuncture. None of it has worked, but he...