Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

A national medical group Thursday abruptly canceled its plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal agency pulled its funding. The episode highlights an ongoing conflict between federal and state laws on marijuana. The American Academy of Pain Medicine scrubbed its plans for a one-hour online course next month after a […]

'Prescribing' books is good medicine

'Prescribing' books is good medicine

By Kim DoleattoGateHouse Media Children’s first checkups often include consulting a growth chart and setting a vaccination schedule, but how can pediatricians affect early development that is just as crucial but not easily charted? By prescribing books. Pediatricians and early childhood educators started the first Reach Out and Read Program at Boston Medical Center […]

Precision medicine: Where we are and where we're going

Precision medicine: Where we are and where we're going

We’re hearing more and more about precision medicine and how it can positively impact medicine. But what is preventing it from reaching its full potential, and how can everyone from hospitals to startups help scale it? This question will be up for discussion at the MedCity CONVERGE conference in Philadelphia on July 11-12. Prior to […]

New medical building to open at Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center

New medical building to open at Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center

On July 9, the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City will open a new three-story medical building, broadening the range of Stanford Medicine expertise available at the location. Pavilion D will be home to the spine, tumor, and foot and ankle centers; the digestive health and pelvic health centers; and an endoscopy suite. A […]

Medicine Ball Caravan: June 21, 2018

Medicine Ball Caravan: June 21, 2018

First Day of Summer Sounds include some Quintron, Brother Dege, Sarcotics, The B-52s, The Monkees, The Jamies, Iggy Pop, King Khan & the Shrines, The Faded Blue, Zuider Zee, Brass Bed and The Jeff Beck Group.   Listen Listening… / 59:00 Source link

Using Cells as Medicine

Growing replacement organs? Reengineering a patient’s own cells to erase disease? Guiding stem cells to replenish injured or aging tissues?  Once a far-off dream, regenerative medicine is rapidly becoming a reality. Get more HMS news here  On May 31, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine alumni gathered in the Joseph B. Martin […]

MSF workers in Africa 'used prostitutes', 'traded medicine for sex'

MSF workers in Africa 'used prostitutes', 'traded medicine for sex'

Turkey’s opposition overcomes media blackout – with jokes Read more Israeli PM Netanyahu’s wife charged with fraud Read more MSF workers in Africa ‘traded medicine for sex’ Read more Is it the end of the road for France’s Autolib’? Read more Allez les Bleus! Exploring France’s love of football Read more Top Iraqi court rules […]

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