TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Although it’s becoming more commonplace, medical marijuana is rarely discussed in U.S. medical schools, a new study shows. “Medical education needs to catch up to marijuana legislation,” said senior author Dr. Laura Jean Bierut, a professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Physicians…  read on >

MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There has been a large increase in the number of young hospital patients in the United States who suffer harmful side effects from opioid painkillers, a new study says. The findings show an urgent need for safer pain medications for young patients, the researchers said. The researchers reviewed…  read on >

MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Whether it’s to get your day going, a way to curb your appetite, or just a taste you love, you might insist on your daily coffee fix. But depending on what you add to it, that cup of joe can easily skyrocket from zero calories into the hundreds.…  read on >