Indigenous students rely on up-to-date sex-ed curriculum, lawyer to argue in Ontario court case
Lawyers for Grand Council Treaty Three will make arguments to the court in a case brought by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario, which challenges the Ford government's roll-back of the 2015 sex-ed curriculum. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Thunder Bay Source Type: news

Judge affirms "guilty" verdict against Monsanto's glyphosate herbicide, reduces punitive damages to $39 million
(Natural News) The tide is finally turning against the world’s most evil corporation, and natural health advocates worldwide are celebrating. Over 8,000 lawsuits have been filed against Bayer AG’s Monsanto division by plaintiffs claiming that long-term exposure to the company’s glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, caused their cancer. In the first of these cases, a jury... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protect NIH's DNA advisory committee
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Source: ScienceNOW - October 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Adelman, Z. N., Albritton, L. M., Boris-Lawrie, K., Buchmeier, M. J., Cannon, P., Cho, M., DiGiusto, D., Donahue, J. K., Federoff, H. J., Hammarskjold, M.-L., Hardison, A. D., Hearing, P., Lee, B., Lee, D. A., Porteus, M. H., Ross, L. F., Ross, S. R., Woo Tags: letters Source Type: news

Recent lawsuit says the chemical cocktail comprising Roundup is more toxic than just glyphosate on its own
(Natural News) Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s leading herbicide, Roundup, has been heavily criticized for its toxic effects on humans and the environment. Now, it turns out that glyphosate isn’t the only thing that makes Roundup dangerous. While glyphosate can be a problem in and of itself, when combined with the “inactive” ingredients in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD Bombshell: Cannabis approved by the FDA for treatment of brain and spinal cord glioma cancer tumors
(Natural News) This is huge. The FDA just granted orphan drug designation (ODD) to Insys Therapeutics for its pharmaceutical-grade, proprietary cannabidiol (CBD) product for treating cancer tumors in humans. Although glioma tumors affect less than 200,000 Americans, this FDA approval sets a precedent for natural remedies, and could lead to a revolutionary way to legally... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Sandra Day O'Connor's dementia progression might be slow
Expert says it's likely the retired Supreme Court Justice will "continue to know who she is and the people around her until the end of her days" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Invisible, Hungry Hand
A worker on a farm in Kiambu district, central Kenya, that produces tea for export. Nearly 80 percent of rural farmers in developing countries earn less than USD1.25 per day. Credit: Charles Wachira/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 2018 (IPS)The very people who help put food on our tables often face numerous human rights violations, forcing them go to bed hungry.In an annual report set to be presented to governments at the United Nations this week, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Hilal Elver found that agricultural workers worldwide continue to face barriers in their right to food including dangero...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Food and Agriculture Organiz Source Type: news

Narrative skill and testimonial accuracy in typically developing children and those with intellectual disabilities - Brown DA, Brown EJ, Lewis CN, Lamb ME.
Children must describe maltreatment coherently for their testimony to be influential in court. We know little about how well children with intellectual disabilities (CWID) describe their experiences relative to typically developing (TD) children, despite C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Forward Pharma loses appeal in Tecfidera patent dispute with Biogen
A U.S. federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a ruling that Biogen Inc's patents on its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera are valid, rejecting a challenge by Danish drugmaker Forward Pharma A/S. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pollution is to blame for up to 33million asthma-related A&E visits
Researchers from George Washington University in Washington DC say more laws are needed to protect people from pollution which could cause around one in 10 asthma-related A&E admissions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Mistake Toddler's Spider Bite for Cigarette Burn; More Doctors Mistake Toddler's Spider Bite for Cigarette Burn; More
Parents put in jeopardy with child protective services; providing free care doesn't protect physician from lawsuit; huge award for a woman whose eye disease went undetected.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

$289M Monsanto Weedkiller Verdict Cut To $78M, Taxes Still High
The $289M Roundup verdict against Monsanto was cut to $78M, but the plaintiff still faces tough tax rules that make him pay tax on his legal fees. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert W. Wood, Contributor Tags: NYSE:MON NYSE:HRB NASDAQ:INTU Source Type: news

Copay Accumulators Is a New Tactic in Struggle Between Payers and Pharma at Patients ’ Expense
Though patients get a big discount when paying for drugs, copay accumulators prohibit discounts from applying to plan deductibles, extending time it takes for enrollees to reach full plan coverage There’s a new insurance/payer industry tactic in town and Dark Daily thinks clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups should know about it. It’s called a […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - October 24, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Sales and Marketing Laboratory Testing Management & Operations AHIP America’s Health Insurance Plans anatomic pathology Cathryn Donaldson clinical lab Source Type: news

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Has Dementia
Title: Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Has DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 24, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Cannabis pain relief without the 'high'
(McGill University Health Centre) In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University have delivered encouraging news for chronic pain sufferers by pinpointing the effective dose of marijuana plant extract cannabidiol (CBD) for safe pain relief without the typical 'high' or euphoria produced by the THC. The findings of their study have been published in the journal PAIN (The Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New clinical protocol after general surgery cuts opioid prescribing in half
(Lawson Health Research Institute) Recognizing the role that opioid prescribing plays in the opioid crisis, a team of researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have developed a new clinical protocol called STOP Narcotics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Political competition is hurting our charitable giving
(Brigham Young University) As the midterm election heats up and the fallout of the Supreme Court nomination rings across the political divide, a new study presents a unique angle of American politics: how party affiliation affects charitable donations. Researchers representing four institutions found voters who live in counties where political competition is high give less to charity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Polio vaccine contamination case: Bio-Med MD gets bail, drug inspectors apologise to court
Bio-Med, a 43-year old Ghaziabad-based vaccine maker came under the scanner of the Drug regulator last month when the inspectors claimed they found polio type 2 virus in the vaccines made by Bio-Med. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

From Frankenstein to Medical Alley: Earl Bakken remembered
  Earl Bakken demonstrates a hair-raising electrical experience at The Bakken Museum in Minneapolis. Earl Bakken was eight years old when he saw the movie Frankenstein and became fascinated with the connection between electricity and life. He went on to invent the wearable external pacemaker and co-founded Medtronic in 1949. In 1967, he hired Manny Villafaña to head the company’s international sales division. In 1972, Villafaña started a competing pacemaker firm, CPI. Medtronic sued, and a year later, CPI was barely hanging on. Villafaña called his former boss and invited Bakk...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Cardiac Assist Devices News Well Abbott Boston Scientific cpi earlbakken Guidant Corp. Medical Alley Medtronic Source Type: news

Sandra Day O ’ Connor, First Woman on Supreme Court, Reveals Dementia Diagnosis
Justice O ’ Connor, 88, said she received the diagnosis “ some time ago ” and would withdraw from public life. She encouraged the next generation of leaders to promote civic engagement. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: O'Connor, Sandra Day Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Supreme Court (US) O'Connor, John J Phoenix (Ariz) Source Type: news

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Has Dementia
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, 88, told “friends and fellow Americans” in a letter Tuesday that her doctors diagnosed her with the beginning stages of dementia "some time ago.” (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Virus Outbreak Has Killed 7 Children at a New Jersey Health Center. Here ’s What to Know
A viral illness outbreak has killed seven children and infected 11 others at a medical facility in New Jersey, state health officials announced Wednesday. The New Jersey Department of Health initially announced that 18 cases of adenovirus, six of them fatal, had been confirmed among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. On Wednesday, officials announced that a seventh child, who was among the 18 original confirmed cases, died on Tuesday. An investigation is ongoing, but the center has agreed not to admit new patients until the outbreak is deemed over. New Jersey Governor Phil...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

A Virus Outbreak Has Killed 6 Children at a New Jersey Health Center. Here ’s What to Know
A viral illness outbreak has killed six children and infected 12 others at a medical facility in New Jersey, state health officials confirmed Tuesday. Eighteen cases of adenovirus, six of them fatal, have been confirmed among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, according to a statement from the New Jersey Department of Health. An investigation is ongoing, but the center has agreed not to admit new patients until the outbreak is deemed over. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said in a statement Tuesday that state and local health officials are working to contain the outbreak. ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

Utah lawmaker tries pot ahead of medical marijuana vote
A Utah lawmaker drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming ballot proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in the state (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Day in the Life of a New York City Community Health Worker
October 23, 2018Rosaura guides her clients through a challenging health system during the most vulnerable moments in their lives.Last week I shadowed Rosaura Polanco, a community health worker in the South Bronx in New York City, where she provides underserved women with health education and essential health services. Having only seen examples of community health workers operating in sub-Saharan Africa, I asked Rosaura what unites them around the world, despite their differing roles and contexts.“Empathy,” she replied. “I practice empathy, for everything, all the time.”Rosaura works forGrameen Prima...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Sandra Day O ’ Connor, First Female Supreme Court Justice, Reveals Dementia Diagnosis
Justice O ’ Connor, 88, said she received the diagnosis “ some time ago ” and would withdraw from public life. She encouraged the next generation of leaders to promote civic engagement. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: O'Connor, Sandra Day Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Supreme Court (US) O'Connor, John J Phoenix (Ariz) Source Type: news

Federal judge enters consent decree against Tennessee over-the-counter drug manufacturer
A federal court orders a Tennessee-based company to stop selling over-the-counter (OTC) drug products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Stryker closes $190m Invuity buyout
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said today that it closed the $190 million acquisition of Invuity (NSDQ:IVTY), adding the San Francisco-based company’s single-use surgical instruments and illumination devices to its portfolio. The $7.40-per-share deal represented a 28.7% premium over the $5.75 closing price  for IVTY shares Sept. 10, the day before the deal was announced. “The combination of Stryker’s established leadership in minimal access surgery paired with Invuity’s suite of enabling visualization and surgical devices should facilitate better patient outcomes and operating room efficienc...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Surgical Invuity Stryker Source Type: news

Sandra Day O ’ Connor, First Female Supreme Court Justice, Says She Has Dementia
Justice O ’ Connor, 88, said she had been diagnosed “ some time ago ” and would withdraw from public life. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MATTHEW HAAG Tags: O'Connor, Sandra Day Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Supreme Court (US) O'Connor, John J Phoenix (Ariz) Source Type: news

ResMed touts German win in continued Fisher & Paykel patent spat
ResMed (NYSE:RMD) yesterday touted a win in a German patent spat over masks used with continuous positive airway pressure machines with competitor Fisher & Paykel Healthcare (NZE:FPH). San Diego-based ResMed said that a trial court ruling from Germany’s Munich District Court found that Fisher & Paykel’s Simplus full face and Eson 2 nasal mask head gear infringes on a ResMed patent in the country. ResMed said that in a separate European decision, the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office decided that the patent asserted against Fisher & Paykel was valid. The company said that ea...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Respiratory Fisher & Paykel Healthcare ResMed Inc. Source Type: news

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Has Dementia
TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 -- Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor -- the first woman on the high court -- has dementia, " probably Alzheimer's disease, " she announced Tuesday. Doctors diagnosed her with the beginning stages of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

K2M settles investor suits with updated financials on $1.4B Stryker merger
K2M (NSDQ:KTWO) yesterday managed to mollify investors who sued to block its $1.4 billion merger with Stryker (NYSE:SYK) by releasing more details on its financials. Investors leveled the suits in the U.S. District Court for Delaware earlier this month seeking to block the deal. The purported class-action suits argued that K2M and its management failed to disclose financial projections made by its advisor, Piper Jaffray, including the calculations for adjusted EBITDA, free cash flow and the reconciliation of reported metrics to adjusted metrics. One plaintiff also asked the Delaware court...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Mergers & Acquisitions Orthopedics Spinal Wall Street Beat K2M Stryker Source Type: news

Kenya:Kilifi County, Hospital Staff to Pay Girl Sh500,000 in Damages
[Nation] The High Court has ordered the Kilifi government, its secretary and the Malindi hospital superintendent to pay a six-year-old girl Sh500,000 in damages due to medical impropriety. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors
Malpractice lawsuits don't just happen randomly. Here are the major reasons patients reach out to attorneys to seek a legal resolution.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Boston Scientific claims win over Edwards Lifesciences in German TAVR spat
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) today claimed a win in its global tussle with Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) over transcatheter aortic valve replacement patents. It’s the latest development in a long-running battle being fought on multiple legal fronts over the companies’ respective TAVR patent portfolios. In March 2017, a German court issued a mixed decision in the spat, less than a week after a U.K. patent court handed down a similar decision. A year later, the U.K. Court of Appeals upheld that ruling; across the pond that some month, Edwards won a round when the U.S. Pate...
Source: Mass Device - October 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Legal News Patent Infringement Replacement Heart Valves Boston Scientific Edwards Lifesciences Source Type: news

India's top court partially bans firecrackers as smog season begins
The Indian Supreme Court banned the sale of most firecrackers Tuesday, amid concerns their use during annual Diwali celebrations next month will again send pollution levels spiking across the country. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION ALERT: Zoster Shingles vaccines and non-seasonal flu vaccines are NOT COVERED by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
(Natural News) In the 1980s, after a series of very serious lawsuits against vaccine companies from healthcare providers due to vaccine injuries, the CDC, in cahoots with vaccine manufacturers, created the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) so that no vaccine maker could ever be sued again. From that date forward, if any U.S. person was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi: Court Stops Hospitals From Returning Patients With Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) to Prison
[SALC] Zomba -The Malawi High Court yesterday granted an urgent interim injunction preventing the return of six persons diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) to prison. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - October 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Malawi:Court Stops Hospitals From Returning Patients With Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) to Prison
[SALC] Zomba -The Malawi High Court yesterday granted an urgent interim injunction preventing the return of six persons diagnosed with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) to prison. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - October 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Leading advocacy, watchdog organizations join ambulance transparency coalition
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (October 23, 2018)—A bipartisan coalition of leading advocacy and taxpayer watchdog groups announced today they had joined the Georgia Ambulance Transparency Project, a new grassroots initiative to restore transparency and ethics to the provision and delivery of emergency services across the state. The new coalition, which collectively represents the interests of hundreds of thousands of Georgia voters, includes Common Cause, Georgia Conservatives in Action, Georgia Ethics Watchdog, Main Street Patriots, Athens 4 Everyone, Athens Area Citizens for Better EMS Response Times, and Barrow County Board...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: AmbulanceTransparency.org (press release) Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Leading advocacy, watchdog organizations join ambulance transparency coalition
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (October 23, 2018)—A bipartisan coalition of leading advocacy and taxpayer watchdog groups announced today they had joined the Georgia Ambulance Transparency Project, a new grassroots initiative to restore transparency and ethics to the provision and delivery of emergency services across the state. The new coalition, which collectively represents the interests of hundreds of thousands of Georgia voters, includes Common Cause, Georgia Conservatives in Action, Georgia Ethics Watchdog, Main Street Patriots, Athens 4 Everyone, Athens Area Citizens for Better EMS Response Times, and Barrow County Board...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - October 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: AmbulanceTransparency.org (press release) Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Key hospitals face major Brexit workforce threat
EU staff make up more than one in five doctors and nurses at some major hospitals Related items fromOnMedica GP contract for England brings overall 3.4% increase Sharp increase in vacant consultant posts in Scotland Scotland to introduce legal requirement on NHS staffing Brexit creates uncertainty for EU care workers in Scotland So long and thanks for all the fish … (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 23, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

PIL filed in Bombay High Court seeking curbs on antibiotics sale without prescription
The petition followed investigation by an activist who found that antibiotics under ‘restricted use’ were freely available over the counter across pharmacies in India. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The chef who says you can eat to beat BRAIN CANCER
John Lawson, 35, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, follows the strict ‘ketogenic’ diet - organic, grass-fed meat, butter and no sugar - and insists it was crucial in surviving his brush with death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian Scientists Want To Know If Smoking Marijuana Harms The Lungs
BOSTON (CBS) – Last week, Canada became the second country to legalize marijuana, but now Canadian scientists say more research is needed to know whether smoking pot is harmful to the lungs. While many tout the drug’s medicinal uses, some experts think those benefits have been overstated and that the potential harms have been understated. Marijuana is similar to tobacco except that it contains THC which causes the “high”. Some studies have suggested smoking the drug can cause respiratory symptoms and lung inflammation but what about long-term use? Can smoking marijuana cause lung cancer and chronic ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Dr. Mallika Marshall Marijuana Source Type: news

More Precaution Than Promotion for Canadian Cannabis Tourism More Precaution Than Promotion for Canadian Cannabis Tourism
Canada's move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fueled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Medical marijuana panel cancels meeting
Georgia lawmakers apparently know all they need to know about how to increase the availability of medical marijuana in the Peach State. A legislative study committee that met three times this summer and fall to consider the issue has canceled a fourth meeting that had been scheduled for this week in Savannah, Ga. "We are confident that the fantastic testimony obtained during previous commission hearings will help us shape a produ ctive in-state model for the expanded distribution of low-THC medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dave Williams Source Type: news

Medical marijuana panel cancels meeting
Georgia lawmakers apparently know all they need to know about how to increase the availability of medical marijuana in the Peach State. A legislative study committee that met three times this summer and fall to consider the issue has canceled a fourth meeting that had been scheduled for this week in Savannah, Ga. "We are confident that the fantastic testimony obtained during previous commission hearings will help us shape a produ ctive in-state model for the expanded distribution of low-THC medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dave Williams Source Type: news

Lawnmower accidents involving children: Characteristics and suggested preventive measures - Klein C, Plancq MC, Deroussen F, Roger C, Haraux E, Gouron R.
We describe 16 children who were victims of lawnmower accidents between 2004 and 2016. Most of the accidents involved lower lim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Cannabis use and driving-related performance in young recreational users: a within-subject randomized clinical trial - Ogourtsova T, Kalaba M, Gelinas I, Korner-Bitensky N, Ware MA.
We examined the effects of inhaled cannabis on driving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news