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8 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Oklahoma House OKs bill allowing medical use of cannabis oil

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma House has given final approval to legislation that expands the medical use of an oil derived from marijuana. The House voted 69-14 for the measure and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin to be signed into law. The treatment allows the medically supervised use ...

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MAY 04, 2016 - Washington Times

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Germany to allow medical cannabis consumption in some cases

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. The Health Ministry said Wednesday that the legislation will allow doctors to prescribe cannabis in the form of dried flowers or extracts if there are no alternative treatments. Patients would ...

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40 MINS AGO - UPI

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Race may influence risk for irregular heart beat

HealthDay News Whites with heart failure are much more likely to have atrial fibrillation (AF) than blacks or Hispanics with heart failure, the study authors said.

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3 HOURS AGO - WebMD

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Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

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40 MINS AGO - Washington Times

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2 Southern California doctors guilty in hospice fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Southern California doctors have been convicted of Medicare fraud for falsely certifying patients were terminally ill - making them eligible for taxpayer-funded hospice care. Boyao Huang of Pasadena and Sri Wijegoonaratna of Anaheim were convicted Thursday of health care fraud. Each could face up to ...

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2 HOURS AGO - Wall Street Journal

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California Raises Tobacco-Purchase Age to 21

The $100 billion tobacco industry has been dealt a series of blows this week, including California's move to raise the purchase age for tobacco products to 21 from 18. WSJ's Lee Hawkins gives details.

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MAY 04, 2016 - CNN

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What's the tie between talc and cancer?

Johnson & Johnson has suffered its second costly court defeat in less than three months over claims its talcum powder caused cancer. And many more cases are looming.Podcast favorites: Bernie gets the Axe | Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes GOP Leader

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MAY 04, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness — among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.

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20 HOURS AGO - New York Times

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Hepatitis C Deaths in U.S. Rose in 2014, but New Drugs Hold Promise

Experts hope that deaths will begin to fall in the next few years as more people with the virus receive highly effective new treatments.

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MAY 04, 2016 - CNN

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Hepatitis C deaths hit all-time high

Hepatitis C-related deaths hit an all-time high in 2014, says the CDC, while new cases doubled.

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