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Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...research.The analysis is among several medical marijuana articles published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. They include a small study suggesting that many brand labels for edible marijuana products list inaccurate...
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Patients' medical records under threat

...patients, clinicians, and health care systems," Liu said.The study appears in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association.A JAMA editorial says there's evidence that the incidents are leading some patients to avoid giving doctors...
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Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...things to know about diabetes in pregnancy, autism and the study, published in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association.THE STUDYThe researchers looked at medical records for more than 322,000 children born at Kaiser Permanente...
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My Turn: 'Death with dignity' cannot be self-inflicted

...avoiding pain and suffering that come from terminal illness. Physician-assisted suicide is wrong. As the American Medical Association notes, "physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician's role as healer...
Angoon may reconsider its dry status

...Price is a factor." He pointed to studies that back him up. A paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1997, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, concluded that measures limiting...
Beyond boredom

A 2003 study by the American Medical Association found that clinical depression accounts for more than $44 billion in losses annually because of employees with untreated or under-treated...
Lunch at JDHS: hip vs. healthy

...chicken strips from the deli at Alaskan & Proud market. A study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported 64.5 percent of the population is overweight. The study also showed that obesity in America is...
Frito pie is part of a bigger picture

...sugar intake, can cause blindness, loss of limbs and death. A study released last week by the Journal of the American Medical Association indicated that 15 percent of young people between 6 and 19 were overweight, a 50 percent increase from a decade...
State could lose millions in Medicare payments

...lose $10 million in Medicare payments to physicians by 2005 unless Congress intervenes, according to the American Medical Association. Jim Jordan, executive director for the Alaska State Medical Association, said Tuesday such a loss would...
Public health, women's issues, and Nov. 5

...preferred position zero percent of the time in the past one to three years: American Public Health Association, American Medical Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Planned Parenthood of America, American Association...


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