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Texas One Step Closer To Hiring Marijuana Growers

Back in May the State legislature passed the bill allowing Texas to begin manufacturing CBD oil for epilepsy patients.

08/11/2015

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Judge Bars Texas Telemedicine Rules From Taking Effect

A federal judge has determined claims made by the Texas Medical Board in adopting new telemedicine rules were “suspect” and barred the rules from taking effect until a civil trial can be held in lower court.

06/01/2015

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Abbott: Texas Won’t Legalize Medicinal Or Recreational Marijuana

Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won’t legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he’s in office.

06/01/2015

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Experimental Drug Access Closer For Terminally Ill Texas Patients

Texas lawmakers are closer to putting experimental drugs within the reach of terminally ill patients.

04/21/2015

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Following Experimental Treatment, 4-Year Old Girl’s Cancer In Remission

Kaitlyn Johnson can now once again play like any other four year old. Just one month after receiving an experimental treatment for leukemia, doctors say her cancer is in remission.

04/03/2015

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NFL Hires 1st Chief Medical Adviser

Commissioner Roger Goodell said before the Super Bowl the league would be hiring someone to oversee its medical policies. Dr. Elizabeth Nabel will work directly with Goodell.

02/09/2015

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Google Working On Pill That Seeks Cancer

Google is working on a cancer detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. The pill looks for malignant cells and reports findings to a sensor.

10/29/2014

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Viagra Ads Begin Targeting Women

The maker of the world’s top-selling erectile dysfunction drug will begin airing the first Viagra commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition.

09/30/2014

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Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller Epidemic

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

09/24/2014

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Spoonfuls Can Lead To Medicine Errors

The song says that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that this kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous mistakes.

07/14/2014

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DFW Doctor Says Meditation Helps Weight Loss

Dr. Fabrizio Manzini believes that weight loss may be more about self-help than sacrifice, and says that science is starting to support the ‘meditation as medicine’ philosophy.

05/13/2014

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UK Scientists Slam Flu Drug In Ongoing Debate

British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.

04/10/2014

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