Life Insurance Application Denied Because Nurse Applicant Carries Naloxone : Shots – Health News – NPR

Life Insurance Application Denied Because Nurse Applicant Carries Naloxone : Shots – Health News – NPR

Isela was denied life insurance because her medication list showed a prescription for the opioid-reversal drug naloxone. The Boston Medical Center nurse says she wants to have the drug on hand so she can save others. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle caption Jesse Costa/WBUR Isela was denied life insurance because her medication list showed a […]

Case of measles confirmed in Erie County – WIVB.com – News 4

Case of measles confirmed in Erie County – WIVB.com – News 4

(WIVB) – A case of measles has been confirmed in Erie County, Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein announced Wednesday  A case was confirmed at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Tuesday night.  According to Burstein, the infected individual visited many places between Dec. 4 and 11. Anyone who visited the following locations in Erie County during these […]

Doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter, illegally prescribing opioids – WCVB Boston

Doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter, illegally prescribing opioids – WCVB Boston

WOBURN, Mass. — A Dracut physician has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a patient he is accused of illegally prescribing opioids to died, according to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. Dr. Richard Miron, 76, a solo practitioner of internal medicine, was indicted on multiple charges Thursday by a Middlesex County grand jury. He faces […]

Some Licensed Producers Are Selling Weed Oils That Are Placebos: Researchers – VICE

Some Licensed Producers Are Selling Weed Oils That Are Placebos: Researchers – VICE

Scientus Pharma claims weed oils are wildly inconsistent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young A biopharmaceutical company hoping to disrupt the cannabis extraction market is claiming some Canadian licensed producers are selling cannabis oils that are tantamount to placebos. Cannabis oils have surged in popularity over the last couple years, but for medical patients—many of whom don’t want […]

Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all – NBCNews.com

Even without proof, CBD is finding a niche as a cure-all – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. 9, 2018 / 9:06 PM GMT By Linda Carroll, John Torres, M.D. and Ali Galante Touted as a treatment for a wide range of conditions — including anxiety, pain, inflammation and even cancer — […]

Monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop – Stuff.co.nz

Monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop – Stuff.co.nz

​A relaxed-looking juvenile Hawaiian monk seal lounges near a sandy white beach on some green foliage. Its eyes are half-closed and it has a serene expression on its face. But the seal’s calm demeanour is surprising. Why? Well, there’s a long, black-and-white eel dangling from its right nostril. “It’s just so shocking,” Claire Simeone, a […]

11 patients diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at UW Hospital – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

11 patients diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at UW Hospital – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Copyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Copyright 2018 by Channel 3000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. More Headlines MADISON, Wis. – Eleven UW Hospital patients have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease after UW Health announced […]

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