Angels of Death: What drives somebody from medicine to murder?

Angels of Death: What drives somebody from medicine to murder?

For something written more than 2,500 years ago, the Hippocratic Oath is nothing if not clear on medical ethics. “I will use treatments for the benefit of the ill in the accordance with my ability and my judgment, but from what is to their harm and injustice I will keep them,” one part reads. It […]

Cannabis oil: what is it and does it really work as medicine?

Cannabis oil: what is it and does it really work as medicine?

Cannabis oil has come under scrutinyRUNGROJ YONGRIT/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Alison George Cannabis is in the headlines for its potential medical benefits after the recent confiscation of cannabis oil medication from the mother of a 12-year-old British boy with severe epilepsy. The furore that ensued is shining a light on campaigns for cannabis oils to be made legal […]

MidMichigan Urgent Care, Family Medicine moving to new location in Gladwin

MidMichigan Urgent Care, Family Medicine moving to new location in Gladwin

MidMichigan Health Park – Gladwin will open in mid-July offering Urgent Care, Family Medicine, lab, X-ray and a Primary Care Access Clinic. (Rendering provided) MidMichigan Health Park – Gladwin will open in mid-July offering Urgent Care, Family Medicine, lab, X-ray and a Primary Care Access Clinic. (Rendering provided) MidMichigan Urgent Care, Family Medicine moving to […]

Hockey Used As Medicine For Autism

Hockey Used As Medicine For Autism

CHICAGO (CBS)–Hockey is more than just a game for one collegiate player with autism. Stepping out on the ice is just the right medicine to help 21-year-old Walker Aurand live life to the fullest, despite having autism. Aurand is using his skills on the ice to help others suffering from the disability he knows too […]

Turning food into medicine

Turning food into medicine

My sister-in-law was once a diabetic. She’s not any more. This was not due to some miracle cure but a common-sense change in her diet – she ate a lot more veg and a heap less sugar and fat. The kilos dropped off and she eventually reached the point where she no longer needed her […]

From gardening to medicine in Western Branch

From gardening to medicine in Western Branch

The former location of McDonald Garden Center in Western Branch was sold earlier this month for $1.7 million and will be occupied by Family Medicine Healthcare. McDonald closed its Western Branch location last summer after 25 years of business in the community because of declining sales, president Mark Anderson told the Suffolk News-Herald in May […]

Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon describes medical mission to India as transformative

Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon describes medical mission to India as transformative

Sheri Dewan, MD, a neurosurgeon from Lake Forest, Ill., experienced the global health crisis firsthand on a recent humanitarian medical mission to southern India. Dr. Dewan, who practices at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill. and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Ill., volunteered at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, based in […]

Lawyer and her father fined for breaking medicine law

Lawyer and her father fined for breaking medicine law

A dentist and his daughter, a barrister, have been spared jail for exporting unregulated cancer medicine. Medication was imported from India, relabelled as originating in Ireland and the UK, then exported to countries in the Middle East, Dublin district court was told. Taj Accura Pharmaceutical Ltd and two of its executives, Jim Madden, a dentist […]