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Celebrate 420 Day by Pondering the Harmful Effects of Cannabis

Celebrate 420 Day by Pondering the Harmful Effects of Cannabis

Since its founding in 1978, the American Council on Science and Health has been vehemently anti-smoking. Cigarettes kill … According to a review in the Italian journal Minerva Anestesiologica, data on the painkilling properties of marijuana are mixed. While it may … Addiction/dependence. About 1 inĀ …
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AP investigation: Doctors keep licenses despite sex abuse

Decades of complaints that the physician disciplinary system is too lenient on sex-abusing doctors have produced little change in the practices of state medical boards. And the #MeToo campaign and the rapid push in recent months to increase accountability for sexual misconduct in AmericanĀ …
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Can Marijuana Be The Answer For Pain?

As patients and doctors look for alternatives to addictive pain killers, many are turning to marijuana. While the plant is increasingly legal across the United States, research is limited into its effectiveness and potential side effects. (Source: WebMD Health)MedWorm Message: Have you tried our new medical search engine? More powerful than before. Log on with your social media account. 100% free.
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Opioid Scripts Down, But Anti-Addiction Meds Up

The number of people in the U.S. who received new prescriptions for medications to treat opioid addiction nearly doubled during 2017, from 42,000 to 82,000 per month. (Source: WebMD Health)
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When Does Online Gaming Become an Addiction?

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 — For most, playing online video games is largely a harmless hobby. But a new review finds that some fall prey to what experts call ” internet gaming disorder. ”
The concept that gaming could become an addiction first gained… (Source: Drugs.com – Daily MedNews)
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