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Pioneering paths to healing

Medical marijuana is considered so cutting-edge it's not yet legal in 27 states. The state of Connecticut became one the first to legalize medicinal cannabis sales, passing legislation two years ago that permits its use for ...

Nov 19, 2014
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HIV risks high in Mexico City's male sex trade

A new study documents the stark health dangers of the male sex trade in the streets, hotels, and discotheques of Mexico City. Lead author and health economist Omar Galárraga's point in making the grim assessment of the legal ...

Nov 14, 2014
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Why is it so hard to see a psychiatrist?

Getting psychiatric care in the United States is a lot harder than it should be. Patients around the country are having a hard time booking appointments for outpatient care, and face significant hurdles when it comes to receiving ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Prosthetic and orthotic service in developing countries

How well do prosthetic and orthotic services work in countries characterized by poverty and civil war? Lina Magnusson, who became the first female Swedish prosthetist/orthotist with a PhD, wrote her dissertation on this topic ...

Nov 11, 2014
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