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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm Related

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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm
Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…

August 01, 2014 2:10 pm
Painkillers easy to get up to 2012, former NFL players say

Painkillers easy to get up to 2012, former NFL players say

Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few – if any – safeguards as recently as 2012. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made in the original complaint and could open the door t…

July 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon speaks during a recent news conference in Chicago. Steve Silverman, the lead plaintiffs' attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining McMahon in a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs…

July 18, 2014 4:59 pm

Union insurance saved me a bundle on medication

The other day, I was behind a woman who was picking up a prescription at our local pharmacy. She got a bottle of antibiotics which cost her $79. My prescription was for the very same antibiotics.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Male ultrasound plan has difficult time in House

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier men won't have to undergo penile ultrasounds prior to obtaining prescriptions for erectile dysfunction drugs thanks to a narrow reading of the Indiana House rules Monday.

April 01, 2013 11:45 pm

Prescription drug take-back event planned in Schererville

SCHERERVILLE | Residents can discard unwanted and expired medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Schererville Police Department, 25 E. Joliet St.

April 24, 2012 8:30 pm
Marriage seems to be good for your health, well-being

Marriage seems to be good for your health, well-being

Many studies have looked at the correlation between marriage and health, and a recent study found that marriage may affect survival after coronary artery bypass surgery.

December 15, 2011 10:00 am
Chronic pain? A doctor recommends how to fight it

Chronic pain? A doctor recommends how to fight it

There are several "gifts" we start receiving after age 50. Unfortunately, one of them could be chronic pain, and some 116 million Americans suffer from it.

November 10, 2011 10:00 am
Chronic pain? Doctor knows how to fight it

Chronic pain? Doctor knows how to fight it

There are several "gifts" we start receiving after age 50. Unfortunately, one of them could be chronic pain.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

PALATKA, Fla. | In this sleepy, riverside town in northeast Florida, 86-year-old Betty Wills sees the advertisements of obstetricians and gynecologists on the main road's billboards and has found specialists ranging from cardiologists to surgeons in the phone book.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Stress overdose for doctors

Stress overdose for doctors

According to a Mayo Clinic report, more than half of the internal medicine residents questioned, about 52 percent, reported some symptom of burnout.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am
Seniors' medical pot collective stirs up trouble

Seniors' medical pot collective stirs up trouble

Joe Schwartz is a 90-year-old great-grandfather of three who enjoys a few puffs of pot each night before he crawls into bed in the Southern California retirement community he calls home. The World War II veteran smokes the drug to alleviate debilitating nausea.

June 21, 2011 12:30 pm

FDA concerned about drug shortages

As the country continues to face a nationwide drug shortage, federal regulators are working with drug makers to ease the impact on consumers. The Food and Drug Administration said last week that it is asking for advanced warning of production shortages — particularly on "medically necessary"…

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

FDA concerned about drug shortages

As the country continues to face a nationwide drug shortage, federal regulators are working with drug makers to ease the impact on consumers. The Food and Drug Administration said last week that it is asking for advanced warning of production shortages — particularly on "medically necessary"…

June 19, 2011 12:00 am

Treatment for seniors with muscle atrophy researched

Muscle atrophy in older people is a big problem, but a common blood pressure drug shows promise in regenerating muscle and also in protecting against its wasting away from inactivity.

May 23, 2011 7:00 am

Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with stimulant medication.

May 19, 2011 7:15 am

Exercise helps fight fear of falling

Rolf Krojanker was at The Monday Club in Webster Groves, Mo., on a Tuesday evening wearing two hearing aids and a T'ai Chi Ch'uan T-shirt.

March 29, 2011 12:00 am
Folk remedies getting respect from doctors

Folk remedies getting respect from doctors

Peppermint oil to help irritable bowel syndrome. Chile pepper seed rub to ease aching joints. Lavender to aid sleep. Hibiscus-flower tea to lower blood pressure.

January 01, 2011 12:00 am
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