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My Turn: The serious costs of maijuana

...as shown by recent events in Colorado).In a review of current medical literature published this year in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists carefully concluded that marijuana use is related to numerous adverse health effects including...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-21/my-turn-serious-costs-maijuana
Opinion
Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

...led by Gina Secura and Dr. Jeffrey Peipert of Washington University in St. Louis. Results are in this week's New England Journal of Medicine.Paying for birth control, especially IUDs, or intrauterine devices, has long been a contentious...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/free-birth-control-cuts-teen-pregnancy-
State
My Turn: Scientists who know say 'no' to legal pot

...Earlier this year, Dr. Volkow published a peer-reviewed paper about the health effects of marijuana in the New England Journal of Medicine, one of the nation's most eminent medical publications. Volkow directs a component of our National...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-22/my-turn-scientists-who-know-say-no-le
Opinion
Letter: Message to teens: 'Legal' means 'safe'

...will cite recent studies showing brain damage occurring in adolescents who use marijuana on a regular basis. (New England Journal of Medicine, June 4, 2014.)But regardless of debates, arguments for and against, teens are concluding that...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-19/letter-message-teens-legal-means-safe
Letters
Opinion: Truth exposed: We haven't done enough for combat veterans

...children after a battle. Who amongst us wants to hear those war stories? Consider though that a 2003 study by the New England Journal of Medicine found that more than 28 percent of marines fighting in Iraq were responsible for the death of a noncombatant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-02/opinion-truth-exposed-we-havent-done-
Opinion
Don't thwart the people's `death with dignity' law

In reading the editorials in the December issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, ``Caring for the dying - congressional mischief,'' I am filled with absolute repugnance of the forthcoming effort...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123099/Ope_martinltr.html
Opinion
Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims

...usual five or six, a team of researchers suggested on Thursday. Their cost-benefit analysis, laid out in the New England Journal of Medicine, sharpens an already touchy medical debate. Shorter stays for heart attacks could raise a public outcry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031500/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...usual five or six, a team of researchers suggested on Thursday. Their cost-benefit analysis, laid out in the New England Journal of Medicine, sharpens an already touchy medical debate. Shorter stays for heart attacks could raise a public outcry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031500/Bre_news.shtml
Outside editorial: An antibiotic wake-up call

...gonorrhea is the one that has most recently captured the attention of public health officials. Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last week that 1.7...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-02-22/outside-editorial-antibiotic-wake-cal
Opinion
Outside editorial: Mammograms and risk

...than mammograms read the traditional way, by humans. The researchers who reported the results in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine say that the new technology is harmful because it finds more suspicious lumps and leads to more biopsies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041007/opi_20070410023.shtml
Opinion

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