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Source: Global News

‘Marijuana is the new OxyContin’: Should we be concerned with how docs are learning about pot?

Today 13:34 GMT

Some experts say they’re concerned that pot is being pitched as a miracle cure when there is still little research into its benefits.

“All of these doctors think they’re immune to having their prescription habits influenced, yet every study shows we are all susceptible to it.”

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Source: Fox News

2020 Democrats' 'Medicare-for-all' plan would cause a massive doctor shortage

Today 13:34 GMT

Although the plan has absolutely no hope of passing the Republican-led Senate or being signed by President Donald Trump, the legislation will almost certainly become the foundation of Democrats’ 2020 campaign.

Democrats’ "Medicare-for-all" plan would grant significant powers to federal bureaucrats to regulate, control and manipulate nearly every aspect of the health care system, and providers who agree to accept payments from the government must, as a condition of receiving payment, provide reports to government agents and comply with a laundry list of new regulatory mandates.

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Source: Fox News

CBD oil is the new rage among millennials. But, as a doctor, here's what I worry about

Today 03:18 GMT

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is the new rage among millennials and is gaining popularity with all generations, especially in states that have legalized recreational marijuana.

Although the limited and short-term data on CBD oil is promising, I reserve caution until the long-term data proves it is more than a fad.


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