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- Knox Medical Authorized to Distribute Medical Pot in Florida Knox Medical is the fourth organization to receive authorization to distribute low-THC medical marijuana in the state of Florida.
- A Pair of Sydney Teenagers Recreate Martin Shkreli's Drug for $2 Students at Sydney Grammar School, Australia have found a cheap way to create the active ingredient of anti-parasitic and immune system-supporting drug Daraprim.
- Failed Study, Dimmed Hopes in Hunt for Alzheimer's Treatment A treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers at Eli Lilly had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the fatal, mind-robbing disease.
- What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Phyllis (Vol. 3) Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the final of this three-part series.
- Male Birth Control Study Halted Because of Side Effects Male birth control just got one step closer to becoming a reality.
- Health Law Consumers Face Least Choice in Program's History Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the...
- Girls & Autism: It Can Be Subtle, Or Absent for Some at Risk Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges. The developmental disorder is at least four times more common in boys, but scientists taking a closer look are finding some gender-based surprises: Many girls with autism have social...
- What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Carol (Vol. 2) Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the second of this three-part series.
- Frequent Exams Only Treatment for Pregnant Women with Zika Yessica Flores is getting ultrasounds more frequently than the average pregnant woman, but there's a cruel downside accompanying the joy of seeing how much her unborn daughter grows every few weeks: fear of possible defects caused by Zika.
- Raising a Vegan Baby: Parents Say Abuse Cases Give a Bad Rap There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name.
- What No One Tells You About Medicare Coverage -- Glen (Vol. 1) Get What's Yours For Medicare Author Phillip Moeller warns of common but costly Medicare mistakes in the first of this three-part series.
- Federal Government: Mylan Has Been Overcharging for EpiPens Even the federal government is apparently paying too much for EpiPens, along with angry patients and insurers.
- Florida Summit Explores Scope of Opioid Drug Problem A summit is being convened in South Florida to explore the scope of abuse of heroin and other opioid drugs and examine ways to tackle the...
- FDA Oks 1st Muscular Dystrophy Drug; Awaits Proof it Works Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
- Specialized Trucks, Planes Target Mosquitoes in South Beach MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Trucks equipped with blowers are driving through South Beach to spray pesticides that kill mosquito larvae.