Tuesday, August 11, 2020

‘Big Weed’ takeover?

Proposed rules favor existing growers BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are...

In Freddie Gray’s neighborhood, the best medical care is close but elusive.

BY JAY HANCOCK KAISER HEALTH NEWS TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE BALTIMORE — The Baltimore health system put Robert Peace back together after a car crash shattered his pelvis....

A look at health care outside of the US

Citizens in Canada, Britain and France spend less, report better medical access BY NOAM N. LEVELY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. health system the...

Grant to help FAMU nursing students serve rural communities

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Nursing has launched new efforts to increase opportunities to prepare students...

African-American volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s study

Blacks in U.S. twice as likely as Whites to develop disease FROM FAMILY FEATURES More than five million Americans are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and scientists...

Beware of ‘free’ genetic testing Medicare scam

PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES Review your Medicare Summary Notice or explanation of benefits. The terms “gene analysis” or “molecular pathology”...

Donald Trump’s big lie about health care

Donald Trump’s madcap presidency is now seeking to strip 20 million Americans of their health care coverage....

Exploring the cause of asthma in kids

Poverty and race drive rates more than city living BY MEREDITH COHN THE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) BALTIMORE - It was the day after Mother's Day in 2012...

How to control that temper

BY JUDI LIGHT HOPSON, EMMA H. HOPSON AND TED HAGEN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE/TNS Do you get upset trying to...

Injured nurse challenges workers comp law

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Florida Supreme Court agreeing last month to take up the case, an injured nurse has filed a brief...