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A 62-year-old blind man has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice claiming Baltimore paramedics refused to allow his service dog to accompany him in an ambulance after he was struck by a car. Curtis Graham Jr., a Marine who served in...
Re "The marijuana measures," Editorial, May 10 Your editorial supporting Measure D mentions medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma patients. In my 25 years as a glaucoma sufferer, I have never been prescribed marijuana. In fact, research...
The BladeHires Dental Care on West Sylvania Avenue was busy Friday, as more than 100 military veterans received basic dental care, eye exams, and blood pressure checks. The reason was simple: to give back to military veterans for their service to our country....
— Siding with patients who say cannabis is the only drug that can safely ease their chronic pain, the Senate sent Gov. Pat Quinn a measure Friday that would make Illinois the 19th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The issue sparked...
The Wisconsin State JournalIt may be up to six weeks before the circumstances surrounding the Friday morning death of David Luettgen, 30, a homeless blind man, become clear, according to the Dane County Medical Examiner's Office. Prescription drug bottles were found with his body...
Tags: Blindness, Prescription Drugs, Homelessness
The Charlotte ObserverWhen Laura Stevenson needed a doctor and medication to treat her diabetes and high blood pressure, she turned to HealthReach Community Clinic, which offers free health care to Iredell County residents who lack insurance. She turned to the clinic again...
Tags: Ford, Charlotte, Soups, High Blood Pressure, Blindness
The Virginia GazetteThe National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute reports that about a third of all Americans have high blood pressure. Problem is, you can have it for years and not know it, as it often has no signs or symptoms. However high blood pressure can damage your...
Is Michigan’s law effective? The law has become more specific giving more definitions and clarifying explanations of its intent. The State has a list of approved diagnoses, which is to be expanded yearly, and conditions approved for the use of...
Tags: Judges, HIV, Medical Marijuana Therapy, AIDS, Seizures
While marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, the general direction of state laws regarding marijuana is clearly moving in the direction of leniency. Two states in November, Colorado and Washington, legalized it for recreational purposes....
When Walgreen's took down its red neon sign and moved its inventory from a store in Deerfield Mall to a free-standing location just across Powerline Road, many were perplexed by the change. True, the new store is larger. True, it carries a wall of...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines
There has been a lot of news about medical tests lately. Physicians are coming out against unnecessary testing and screenings to save patients time, money and health risks. As a senior, how do you know which tests or screenings you should have done, and...
When learning about the work of the Youth Volunteer Corps of Hampton Roads (YVCHR), it is difficult to decide who benefits more from this local affiliate of the national Youth Volunteer Corps organization. The obvious benefactors are the recipients of the...
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