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  • Notes and notables

    It's all in the wording Sometimes a story that tugs on the heartstrings is enough to do the trick. Happily, that was the case when the General Assembly considered updating Virginia's medicinal marijuana regulations to include patients with epilepsy....
  • House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board

    House medical pot bill could get sheriffs on board
    A medical marijuana bill that addresses the concerns of law enforcement was filed Tuesday in the state House. Unlike a Senate bill on the subject, the House measure would limit marijuana treatment to HIV/AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, ALS, Parkinson's disease,...
  • Andrew Pasminski, chiropractor on Chicago's North Side, dies

    Chiropractor Andrew Pasminski was seen by patients as an intuitive diagnostician whose healing powers extended beyond traditional medicine. "He had a natural spiritual side," said friend and patient Daniel Popuch. "I've known many people who were...
  • Medical pot OK includes Naperville site

    Medical pot OK includes Naperville site
    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries. The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...
  • Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana

    Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana
    Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls. Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
  • 15 ways to get healthy in Howard County in 2015

    Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
  • 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...