Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno has opened up about his battle with high cholesterol, a condition which he described as a “time bomb”. “There are a lot of people walking around like that, they’re just time bombs,” Leno said in a new video created in association with Cholesterol 911 to shed light on high […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A Pennsylvania patient challenges the federal gun ban, an Ohio court has thrown out the state’s law requiring racial justice in licensing, and more. Indiana Indiana Poll Finds Strong Support for Medical Marijuana. Even in red-state Indiana, they like their medical marijuana, a new poll finds. The poll from Ball State University […]

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally

Beat Colds and Flu Naturally The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently revealed that last year’s flu season was a record breaker, killing 80,000 Americans. It was a particularly nasty flu, a strain that tends to put more people in hospital and cause more deaths, particularly among the most vulnerable population: young […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oklahoma continues to struggle with its new medical marijuana program, Utah foes try a novel strategy to block a medical marijuana initiative, and more. Louisiana Louisiana Regulators Weight Raising Limit on Number of Patients Doctors Can Treat. The state Board of Medical Examiners is set to boost the number of medical marijuana […]

A National Emergency, 33% of Americans on Rx Painkillers

A National Emergency, 33% of Americans on Rx Painkillers

A National Emergency, 33% of Americans on Rx Painkillers One in 3 (33%) Americans take Rx (prescription) painkillers, a new survey showed Monday, this is a startling statistic unveiled the same day a Presidential Opioid Commission called for the declaration of a “National Emergency.” According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 91.8-M Americans used […]

Ex-Doctor Attacks Bronx Hospital

Ex-Doctor Attacks Bronx Hospital

Ex-Doctor Attacks Bronx Hospital At least two people were killed in a shooting at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City. The gunman, a disgruntled former employee, killed himself after shooting several people and killing one doctor at work. The shooter has reportedly been identified as Dr. Henry Bello. New York Police have also […]

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Convicted of Drug Charges in 2004 $UAL The man who was taken off a United Airlines flight Sunday night has been identified as a doctor whose past includes drug convictions from 13 years ago. David Dao, 69 anni, at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport went viral and sparked a firestorm of […]

USC/LA Times Tracking Poll Has Donald Trump with National Lead

USC/LA Times Tracking Poll Has Donald Trump with National Lead

USC/LA Times Tracking Poll Has Donald Trump with National Lead Donald Trump has flipped the script on Hillary Clinton, taking a 3-point lead nationally, according to Tuesday’s USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times tracking poll. The results, as follows: Donald Trump: 45.8% Hillary Clinton: 42.8% This latest results reflect a reversal from 7 September when Mrs. Clinton […]

Hillary Clinton Sick with Pneumonia

Hillary Clinton Sick with Pneumonia

Hillary Clinton Sick with Pneumonia Mrs. Clinton has cancelled her trip to California for a series of fundraisers on Monday and Tuesday. Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia Friday, her doctor said in a statement Sunday after the Democratic nominee left the 9/11 Remembrance Memorial ceremony at Ground Zero due to what her campaign said […]

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix “I’m often asked whether it’s safe to mix alcohol with Rx (prescription) drugs and my answer is that you have to use common sense,” says Dr. Gregory Smith, said a noted pain management specialist. “No one should ever drink large amounts of alcohol when taking prescription medications […]