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ACLU threatens to sue Catholic hospital over sterilization surgery – BABW News

ACLU threatens to sue Catholic hospital over sterilization surgery – BABW News

ACLU threatens to sue Catholic hospital over sterilization surgery By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 26, 2015 A Catholic hospital in California allowed a woman to undergo a sterilization procedure after facing a potential lawsuit from the ACLU. A Catholic hospital in Redding, CA changed its tone after the ACLU threatened to fileContinue Reading

Losing Your Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required For A Weight Loss … – The Market Business

Losing Your Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required For A Weight Loss … – The Market Business

Home Health Losing Your Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required For A Weight Loss Program: Latest Study Christopher T. EllisAug 25, 2015Health0 Like A general perception is that weight loss measures are determined and implemented without the help and guidance of a doctor. However, a study by researchers from the John’s Hopkins reveals that weightContinue Reading

Want to Lose Weight? Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results – The Market Business

Want to Lose Weight? Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results – The Market Business

Home Health Want to Lose Weight? Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results Terry R. NixonAug 25, 2015Health0 1 A general perception is that weight loss measures are determined and implemented without the help and guidance of a doctor. However, a study by researchers from the John’s Hopkins reveals that weight loss goalsContinue Reading

Looking to Loss Weight? Doctor Support is the Best Weight Loss Strategy: New Study – The Market Business

Looking to Loss Weight? Doctor Support is the Best Weight Loss Strategy: New Study – The Market Business

Home Health Looking to Lose Weight? Doctor Support is the Best Weight Loss Strategy: New Study Tony D. BoothAug 25, 2015Health0 Like Your doctor can give you some helpful weight loss advice based on your unique health traits. According to UPI, before beginning any weight loss program your first step toward good results might beContinue Reading

Want to Lose Weight? Your Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results! – The Market Business

Want to Lose Weight? Your Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results! – The Market Business

Home Health Want to Lose Weight? Your Doctor Support is Required for Best Weight Loss Results! Terry R. NixonAug 25, 2015Health0 Like We recently reported on a new study that describes the best way to shed unwanted pounds, but a sad truth is that most people don’t even bother with it — and it’s actuallyContinue Reading

Losing Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program … – The Market Business

Losing Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program … – The Market Business

Home Health Losing Weight? Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program: New Study Donald V. MorrisAug 25, 2015Health0 Like A general perception is that weight loss measures are determined and implemented without the help and guidance of a doctor. However, a study by researchers from the John’s Hopkins reveals that weight lossContinue Reading

Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program: New Study says – The Market Business

Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program: New Study says – The Market Business

Home Health Doctor Support Is Highly Required In Your Weight Loss Program: New Study says Donald V. MorrisAug 25, 2015Health0 Like A general perception is that weight loss measures are determined and implemented without the help and guidance of a doctor. However, a study by researchers from the John’s Hopkins reveals that weight loss goalsContinue Reading

Spinal steroid injections provide only temporary pain relief, study finds – BABW News

Spinal steroid injections provide only temporary pain relief, study finds – BABW News

Spinal steroid injections provide only temporary pain relief, study finds By Adrienne Dean | BABW News | August 25, 2015 A meta-review of nearly forty studies found that epidural steroid injections were no better than placebos in reducing pain after an initial 6-week period, nor did they reduce the need for future surgery. Bad newsContinue Reading

Morning Break: Better Sex, Autism and Creativity, Second Cancers

As the number of cancer survivors increases, so does the number of survivors who experience a second cancer. (AP) Couples who regularly share childcare tasks have better sex, according to a survey of 487 heterosexual couples. The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. (MarketWatch) Severe allergic reactions and shinglesContinue Reading

The secret to losing weight? Ask for help – BABW News

The secret to losing weight? Ask for help – BABW News

The secret to losing weight? Ask for help By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 23, 2015 A new study has shown that people who diet under the supervision of a medical professional are significantly more successful than those who follow a plan of their own. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University have presented aContinue Reading

Why some of the Illinois health systems are not permitting medical marijuana … – Statesman Tribune

After studies suggested that marijuana can be consumed to get certain medicinal benefits, a total of twenty three states across the country agreed to use it. But since the day this got permitted, only a few more than 2800 patients actually received their physicians’ permission to start consuming medical marijuana. This is due to theContinue Reading

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – Bloomington Pantagraph

CHICAGO — Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pen to paper because the drug is still illegal at the federal level. Others are cautiously allowing doctors to participate in the pilot program, even conducting training sessions to make sure doctorsContinue Reading

Is marijuana dragging us down? – The Columbian

Is marijuana dragging us down? – The Columbian

A A Related stories • No upswing seen in marijuana use among youths • New Vansterdam sharpens security measures When recreational marijuana was legalized, Washington entered the unknown, triggering questions — and predictions — about what might happen. Would drug dealers hang around the pot shops? Would it bring riffraff into the neighborhood and makeContinue Reading

Smyth: VPD left to regulate medical marijuana shops amid uncertain haze of … – The Province

It’s police versus pot shops in the escalating battle over “medical” marijuana in Vancouver — and the cops say it’s keeping them busier than a bud grower at harvest time. Marijuana shops are sprouting like weeds all over the city. And despite claims that the stores are helping sick people by providing them with medicalContinue Reading

Marijuana: The Green Revolution – Part III – Valley morning Star

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part III in this series by Dr. Ralph E. Jones. Part I & II can be found at www.valleystar.com. I began using pot at age 13, introduced to it by my “friends.” By age 25 with my continued use, I was really hooked on it. Despite my families urging that IContinue Reading

Some Health Systems ‘Just Say No’ To Medical Marijuana – American Live Wire

Some Health Systems ‘Just Say No’ To Medical Marijuana – American Live Wire

Medical marijuana patients are required to have a physician’s signature to purchase medical marijuana in Illinois. Although Illinois is among 23 states that allow marijuana for medical use some health systems are not permitting doctors to sign off because marijuana is still illegal at the federal level. Medical marijuana/Image: DeloSi Some healthcare organizations are cautiouslyContinue Reading

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – Northwest Herald

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – Northwest Herald

CHICAGO – Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pen to paper because the drug is still illegal at the federal level. Others are cautiously allowing doctors to participate in the pilot program, even conducting training sessions to make sure doctorsContinue Reading

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – DeKalb Daily Chronicle

CHICAGO – Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pen to paper because the drug is still illegal at the federal level. Others are cautiously allowing doctors to participate in the pilot program, even conducting training sessions to make sure doctorsContinue Reading

Breast cancer treatments for DCIS proved ineffective, study finds – BABW News

Breast cancer treatments for DCIS proved ineffective, study finds – BABW News

Breast cancer treatments for DCIS proved ineffective, study finds By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 22, 2015 A new study has found that although DCIS often leads to breast cancer, early treatments seem to have little effect on the outcome of the disease. A recent study has offered new insights into a conditionContinue Reading

Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana – The Bellingham Herald

Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pen to paper because the drug is still illegal at the federal level. Others are cautiously allowing doctors to participate in the pilot program, even conducting training sessions to make sure doctors know theirContinue Reading

Contact lens users invite infection – Talk Radio News Service

Contact lens users invite infectionNearly 100% of the estimated 41 million Americans who wear contact lenses engage in at least one behavior that creates a heightened risk for an eye infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. And, nearly one-third of contact lens wearers who participated in a national survey confided that theyContinue Reading

Sexual abuse from doctors often goes unreported – BABW News

Sexual abuse from doctors often goes unreported – BABW News

Sexual abuse from doctors often goes unreported By Andrew Pendergrast | BABW News | August 20, 2015 A recent publication exposes horrifying acts of abuse committed by doctors on unconscious patients. Recent reports of inappropriate behavior from doctors have dismayed patients everywhere. According to CBS News, The Annals of Internal Medicine report that they wishContinue Reading

Bacteria responsible for premature birth – BABW News

Bacteria responsible for premature birth – BABW News

Bacteria responsible for premature birth By Andrew Pendergrast | BABW News | August 19, 2015 A new study reveals that bacteria can account for most premature births. According to Time, premature births can be traced to certain types of bacteria, which makes women who have this bacteria at much higher risk of giving premature birth.Continue Reading

Unhealthy vaginal bacteria may lead to premature births, study shows – BABW News

Unhealthy vaginal bacteria may lead to premature births, study shows – BABW News

Unhealthy vaginal bacteria may lead to premature births, study shows By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 19, 2015 Recent research shows that mothers with low levels of lactobacillus bacteria face a greater risk of giving birth prematurely. Scientists may have discovered one of the main causes behind premature births, and it appears toContinue Reading

Low-fat diet the best way to lose weight, study finds – BABW News

Low-fat diet the best way to lose weight, study finds – BABW News

Low-fat diet the best way to lose weight, study finds By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 15, 2015 A study comparing the benefits of low-carb and low-fat diets has declared a winner, and the reason why might surprise you. Doctors have long argued over which dietary component is more responsible for uncontrolled weightContinue Reading

Craving a smoke? Reach for Tetris instead – BABW News

Craving a smoke? Reach for Tetris instead – BABW News

Craving a smoke? Reach for Tetris instead By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 15, 2015 A new study shows that playing just three minutes of Tetris can significantly reduce cravings for snacks, cigarettes, and a host of other nasty habits. Quitting your addictions has never been so fun. Recent research suggests that playingContinue Reading

Chickenpox cases plummet thanks to new vaccine – BABW News

Chickenpox cases plummet thanks to new vaccine – BABW News

Chickenpox cases plummet thanks to new vaccine By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 14, 2015 A new CDC study confirms that since the introduction of the chickenpox vaccine, reported cases have declined drastically in the U.S. Reports of chickenpox cases in the U.S. have declined sharply after a new vaccine was released inContinue Reading

Freezing eggs may damage them and lead to lower birth rates: IVF study – BABW News

Freezing eggs may damage them and lead to lower birth rates: IVF study – BABW News

Freezing eggs may damage them and lead to lower birth rates: IVF study By Adrienne Dean | BABW News | August 13, 2015 “Oocyte quality may be negatively affected by cryopreservation and thawing,” says Dr. Vitaly A. Kushnir, lead author of the Center for Human Reproduction’s study published in the August 11 edition of JAMA.Continue Reading

Unsanitary hospitals shockingly common – BABW News

Unsanitary hospitals shockingly common – BABW News

Unsanitary hospitals shockingly common By Andrew Pendergrast | BABW News | August 12, 2015 A recent review reveals major gaps in the sanitary procedures of hospitals. According to Fierce Health Care, A recent review of the sanitation procedures used in hospitals revealed that the practices have huge, unsafe gaps. Jennifer Han, of the University ofContinue Reading

House mulls legalizing medical marijuana – Philippine Star

Movie and television personality Angel Aquino carries Kendra Janae Clemente who suffers from infantile spasms during a photo exhibit on the medical benefits of marijuana at the House of Representatives on Monday. Michael Varcas MANILA, Philippines – The committee on health of the House of Representatives is considering the legalization of cannabis or marijuana forContinue Reading

Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference (9/12-13) : Bridging the Gap – Ladybud Magazine

Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference (9/12-13) : Bridging the Gap – Ladybud Magazine

The Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference (OMMBC) is just over a month away. Attendees will get the latest info on both medical marijuana regulations and upcoming recreational regulations as the conference bridges the gap between the two Oregon systems. This is the fourth OMMBC that has already sold out the first conference in Ashland andContinue Reading

Human plague case in California under investigation, authorities say – BABW News

Human plague case in California under investigation, authorities say – BABW News

Human plague case in California under investigation, authorities say By Adrienne Dean | BABW News | August 11, 2015 Early symptoms of plague include high fever, chills, nausea, weakness and swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpit or groin. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is investigating a case of human plague in California, andContinue Reading

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law: Patients suffering because of slow … – The Market Business

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law: Patients suffering because of slow … – The Market Business

Home Health Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law: Patients suffering because of slow implementation Tony D. BoothAug 11, 2015Health0 Like Medical marijuana advocates gathered recently on the State House steps for a vigil to remember patients who died before they could gain safe and legal access to medical cannabis, with advocates describing them as victims of theContinue Reading

Patients Suffer as Feet Drag on Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law – Modern Readers

Patients Suffer as Feet Drag on Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Law – Modern Readers

Advocates for the legalization of medicinal marijuana held a vigil this week at the steps of the Massachusetts State House, remembering patients who had unfortunately passed on before they could get official access to medical pot. This comes almost three years after 63 percent of state voters approved a law to allow cannabis access toContinue Reading

Patients Suffer as Feet Drag on Massachusetts Marijuana Law – Modern Readers

Patients Suffer as Feet Drag on Massachusetts Marijuana Law – Modern Readers

Advocates for the legalization of medicinal marijuana held a vigil this week at the steps of the Massachusetts State House, remembering patients who had unfortunately passed on before they could get official access to medical pot. This comes almost three years after 63 percent of state voters approved a law to allow cannabis access toContinue Reading

Many Patients Have Suffered As A Result Of The Slow Implementation Of The … – MMJ Observer

Many Patients Have Suffered As A Result Of The Slow Implementation Of The … – MMJ Observer

Despite various approvals over Marijuana Legalization in different states and districts, nothing much has been done towards implementation of the laws. As a result, many people died and especially those who are not able to take advantage of the safe and legal access to medical cannabis. To remember victims of such kind of deaths, MedicalContinue Reading

IBM makes moves with $1 billion Merge Healthcare acquisition – BABW News

IBM makes moves with $1 billion Merge Healthcare acquisition – BABW News

IBM makes moves with $1 billion Merge Healthcare acquisition By Adrienne Dean | BABW News | August 07, 2015 It’s elementary, my dear Watson: smart software for medical imaging is the future of healthcare. IBM’s Watson Health platform – an artificially-intelligent computing system which analyzes patient medical information – is about to get even smarter,Continue Reading

Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma … – The Independent

Marijuana users no more likely to experience depression, psychosis or asthma … – The Independent

No matter how much marijuana you did in your rebellious youth – or how little because you were a good lad – it will not come back to haunt you as an adult much at all. That is the surprise finding of US researchers in one of the only studies to have tracked teen usersContinue Reading

Marijuana And Depression: Teen Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests – Science World Report

Marijuana And Depression: Teen Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests – Science World Report

Marijuana And Depression: Teens Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests (Photo : Kohshin Finley) New findings published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors found that contradictory to previous studies, teen marijuana use is not linked to physical or mental health issues. Like Us on Facebook “What we found was a little surprising,” JordanContinue Reading

Marijuana And Depression: Teens Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests – Science World Report

Marijuana And Depression: Teens Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests – Science World Report

Marijuana And Depression: Teens Use Not Linked To Depression, Study Suggests (Photo : Kohshin Finley) New findings published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors found that contradictory to previous studies, teen marijuana use is not linked to physical or mental health issues. Like Us on Facebook “What we found was a little surprising,” JordanContinue Reading

New aging study: Goldilocks principle should govern coffee consumption – BABW News

New aging study: Goldilocks principle should govern coffee consumption – BABW News

New aging study: Goldilocks principle should govern coffee consumption By Adrienne Dean | BABW News | August 03, 2015 Moderate, regular coffee consumption may have neuroprotective effects against cognitive decline. Moderate, regular coffee consumption may have neuroprotective effects against the development of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The JournalContinue Reading

Obamacare has proven to be a huge success in California – BABW News

Obamacare has proven to be a huge success in California – BABW News

Obamacare has proven to be a huge success in California By Sam Catherman | BABW News | August 02, 2015 The number of Californians that received health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is steadly increasing after years of robust enrollment. More than two-thirds of Californians who lacked health insurance prior to the rollout ofContinue Reading

NY’s Medical Pot Distributors Reflect Industry’s Evolution – ABC News

NY’s Medical Pot Distributors Reflect Industry’s Evolution – ABC News

Tie-dyed they’re not. Entrepreneurs, physicians and well-heeled investors are among those authorized by New York health officials to grow and dispense medical marijuana, the latest sign that the industry has come a long way from its humble beginnings 20 years ago. “You can’t ignore that this is a billion-dollar industry,” said Marc Ross, a NewContinue Reading

New York State Announces First Steps Towards Implementing 2016 Medical … – Pioneer News

New York State Announces First Steps Towards Implementing 2016 Medical … – Pioneer News

The state of New York has just picked five companies to grow and sell medical marijuana in the Empire State.Indeed, the state health department commissioner Howard Zucker announces that this is a major step towards meeting its goal to start a new medical marijuana program next year, now that these licenses have been awarded. “TheContinue Reading

New York State Awards 5 Medical Marijuana Licenses – New York Times

ALBANY — Mirroring a national trend toward an acceptance of marijuana, the New York State Department of Health announced the names of five organizations on Friday that will be allowed to sell the drug for medical use in the state. The organizations, will be registered with the state, and each will be allowed to openContinue Reading

Congress’s Summer Fling With Marijuana – Politico

It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, voted in favor of legal, recreational marijuana. Most Popular Top Stories, Videos & Photos Last Thursday, theContinue Reading

Legal Pot Market Helps Fatten Bottom Line for Vape Shops – NBCNews.com

Legal Pot Market Helps Fatten Bottom Line for Vape Shops – NBCNews.com

Scot Taylor, left, manager of the Vapor Spot, and customer Bruce Schillin, 32 exhale vapor from e-cigarettes at the store in Sacramento, California, on July 16, 2015. As e-cigarettes rise in popularity, “vape shops” are popping up around the nation, providing places where customers can gather to inhale doses of nicotine through a flavored vaporContinue Reading

In Rise Of U.S. Vape Shops, Owners Eye New Marijuana Market – Medical Daily

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Matt and Jen Osmun opened their vape shop in Bethel, Connecticut, last December, they didn’t expect to get a boost from the local medical marijuana outlet. “Sales are going really well, and getting better every month,” said Jen Osmun, who started the business with her husband, a former plumber, afterContinue Reading

RPT-In rise of US vape shops, owners eye new marijuana market – Reuters

(Repeats for additional subscribers) By Jilian Mincer (Reuters) – When Matt and Jen Osmun opened their vape shop in Bethel, Connecticut, last December, they didn’t expect to get a boost from the local medical marijuana outlet. “Sales are going really well, and getting better every month,” said Jen Osmun, who started the business with herContinue Reading

In rise of US vape shops, owners eye new marijuana market – Channel News Asia

NEW YORK: When Matt and Jen Osmun opened their vape shop in Bethel, Connecticut, last December, they didn’t expect to get a boost from the local medical marijuana outlet. “Sales are going really well, and getting better every month,” said Jen Osmun, who started the business with her husband, a former plumber, after he wasContinue Reading