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Surgeon General Blames Lack of Marijuana Research on Schedule 1 Status

At a national summit on police efforts to address the United States’ opioid epidemic, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke about the need for further scientific and medical research on cannabis.

Source: High Times
Published: 11 Dec 2018

GMA Gen Secretary denies supporting drone medical deliveries deal

The General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Justice Yankson has denied suggestions that the association had earlier supported and endorsed the drone medical deliveries deal only for it to do a u-turn. "To the best of my knowledge ...

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Latex Tourniquet Market Regional and End Use Analysis with Applications (General Medical tourniquets, Emergency tourniquets)

Latex Tourniquet Market is predicted to expand swiftly in all development areas over the period between 2017 and 2022. Latex Tourniquet Market report focuses on the key drivers and restraints for the key players and present competition status with growth ...

Source: Military Technologies
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Bulletin from the Extraordinary General Meeting of Hansa Medical AB (publ)

LUND, Sweden, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hansa Medical AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: HMED) ("Hansa Medical" or the "Company"), today held an extraordinary general meeting. The extraordinary general meeting resolved to change Hansa Medical's company name to ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 11 Dec 2018

The DEA Still Classifies Marijuana As a ‘Schedule I’ Drug with No ‘Accepted Medical Use’, The Surgeon General Wants to Change That

BOSTON (AP) — The nation’s drug classification system should be revisited but illegal drugs shouldn’t simply be decriminalized nationwide, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams told a gathering ...

Source: Atlanta Blackstar
Published: 08 Dec 2018

Atlantic General announces plans for new medical center in Ocean Pines

BERLIN, Md. – Atlantic General Hospital has announced their plans for a new facility in the Ocean Pines area. We’re told the project is part of the next phase of the organization’s master facilities plan, funded in part by their Campaign for the Future.

Source: WMDT
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Medical emergency leads to Dollar General car crash

CLEVELAND — A car crashed into a Dollar General store Monday, Cleveland Police confirm. Police say the victim of the crash suffered a heart attack and became trapped inside the vehicle. After being rescued, the victim was transported to MetroHealth ...

Source: WKYC
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Julie M. Lewis Named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Carestream Health

Formerly Deputy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Carestream—a $1.6 billion healthcare company headquartered in Rochester, N.Y.,—she served as the company’s lead attorney for its medical film and dental businesses, along with overseeing ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Surgeon general: "We all pay the price" for opioid epidemic

BOSTON -- In the roughly 20 minutes U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spent addressing law enforcement and health care leaders in Boston Thursday morning, two Americans would die of opioid overdoses, he told the crowd gathered in a Harvard Medical School ...

Source: Sentinel & Enterprise
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Surgeon General: Drug classification system needs to be revisited

Illegal drugs shouldn’t be decriminalized nationwide, but the system for classifying them should be reexamined, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said at ... Researchers are having trouble studying the medical potential of marijuana, for example, because ...

Source: Boston Herald
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Medical fraternity opposes Adhikari’s appointment as health secretary

The medical fraternity has opposed the appointment ... But even Minister Yadav is apparently not pleased with Adhikari’s appointment NMA General Secretary Dr Lochan Karki told the Post that ...

Source: The Kathmandu Post
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Surgeon General Visits Navy Medicine West

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Takehiko Murakami, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) surgeon general and director of medicine, visited Navy Medicine West (NMW) headquarters, Dec. 3, and discussed ongoing partnerships and regional medical initiatives.

Published: 06 Dec 2018

PHC dismisses writ petition in female medical student murder case

During the hearing, Syed Abdul Fayaz, counsel for the complainant, Muhammad Imran submitted that the accused persons killed Asma Rani, a medical student after she ... The lawyer and additional advocate general prayed the court to dismiss the petition.

Source: The News International
Published: 12 Dec 2018

TRMC’s first female general surgeon to speak at ABAC commencement

TIFTON — Dr. Tracy Nolan, the first female general surgeon at Tift Regional Medical Center, will be the guest speaker at the fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 13 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. A total of 170 students are expected to receive ...

Source: The Tifton Gazette
Published: 08 Dec 2018

Regional General Hospital's emergency room closed until February

Regional General Hospital's emergency room in Williston will be closed for the next few months. Anyone in the Williston area who needs immediate medical help will have to go to Gainesville or Ocala emergency rooms. The hospital is remodeling their ...

Source: WCJB
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Brevard County Jail Inmate Dies During Booking After Medical Emergency Event

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff’s Office released information Wednesday afternoon about a Brevard County Jail inmate who died after suffering an apparent medical event during ...

Source: Space Coast Daily
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Traditional Chinese medicine can contribute to a more sustainable world

“This Congress can certainly contribute to the development and fostering of traditional Chinese medicine to the benefit of more people in developing and developed countries,” the FAO Director-General said.

Source: FAO
Published: 17 Nov 2018

Nvidia’s Clara health care platform and medical imaging SDKs hit general availability

Health care remains one of the fastest-growing markets for artificially intelligent (AI) applications and services, with an overall value that’s expected to reach $6.6 billion by 2021. It’s easy to see why: AI systems can analyze ultrasound scans ...

Source: VentureBeat
Published: 26 Nov 2018

Teacher Pay, Medical Marijuana Among Senate Dems' Focus

"Medical marijuana is a safe and effective treatment option ... its teacher shortage and increasing teachers' pay will help accomplish that. The Indiana General Assembly will convene Tuesday for Organization Day. The 2019 legislative session will begin ...

Source: INside INdiana Business
Published: 17 Nov 2018

Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates will join Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is acquiring another formerly independent medical practice, this one specializing in caring for conditions that affect the spine, spinal cord, brain and nerves. An email from Dr. T. Raymond Foley III, president of ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 01 Oct 2018

Arizona AG withdraws argument against hashish for medical-marijuana patients

“The last thing the attorney general wants is to deny medicine to legitimate patients that may be ingesting their marijuana an in extract or a tincture-type of a form,” said his spokesman Ryan Anderson. Anderson noted there are children who, under ...

Source: Arizona Daily Star
Published: 23 Oct 2018

Medifocus Inc.’s General Manager and Medical Director Discuss Their Breakthrough Products with Uptick Newswire’s Stock Day Podcast

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medifocus, Inc. (TSXV:MFS) (OTCQB: MDFZF) (“the Company”) is a Biotechnology Company with a portfolio of medical technologies that utilize patented Focal Thermal Technology to treat conditions ranging from ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 31 Oct 2018

Lt-Gen Manomoy Ganguly to be Director General of Medical Services: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court quashed the Centre’s decision to appoint Air Marshal Rajvir Singh as Director General of Medical Services (Army) and asked it to appoint Lt-General Manomoy Ganguly to the post. A bench of Justices A K Siki and Ashok Bhushan ...

Source: The New Indian Express
Published: 31 Oct 2018

Doctor says she was racially profiled on flight

“Then completed a three-year obesity medical fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.” Her credentials were called into question on board a Delta flight with a connection to Logan using its partner, Republic Airlines ...

Source: CBS Boston / WBZ
Published: 02 Nov 2018

Lakeshore General Hospital family-medicine team taking new patients

Ever since Dr. Amélie Cormier was a little girl, she knew she wanted to be a family doctor. She grew up watching her family doctor in action and was fascinated by the job. “In family medicine, you touch on a little bit of everything and I like that ...

Source: Montreal Gazette
Published: 06 Jun 2018

Surgeon General Skeptical of Medical Marijuana as Opioid Alternative

The Surgeon General is committed to solving the opioid crisis. But he’s not sure that medical cannabis is the solution. During an interview, he said that researchers have found that smoking marijuana can be harmful to young people. “We know that ...

Source: High Times
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Doctors call for General Medical Council chief executive to step down

A union says Charlie Massey's position is "untenable" following a case where a six-year-old boy died while in a doctor's care. Image: Charlie Massey has been accused of making a personal decision to overrule the GMC's own tribunal decision into the case.

Source: Sky News
Published: 28 Aug 2018

UC to Host Second General Internal Medicine Conference

The University of Cincinnati (UC) will host its second annual General Internal Medicine Conference Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Manor House Banquet and Conference Center in Mason. The theme for this year’s conference is "Updates Every General Practitioner ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018