Bad News for Pot Smokers: Double the Stroke Risk

Bad News for Pot Smokers: Double the Stroke Risk

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Dr. Barber says he became interested in the topic after treating a young man with none of the traditional stroke risk factors, such as high blood pressure. The patient admitted he was smoking pot when the symptoms began. "That stimulated us to look at …
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Off-label use of antipsychotics remains a common part of long-term care

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Researchers from the University of Massachusetts-Worcester analyzed dispensing data for more than 1.4 million residents receiving drugs from long-term care pharmacy Omnicare. The company serves about half the total domestic nursing home population.
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Beyond Reform: Health Care Industry Efforts Hold Key To Access

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These states include Massachusetts, of course, but also California, where nearly 10 percent of the current uninsured population resides. Other states may do so later, perhaps in response to … Typically focused on a broad perspective well beyond …
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