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In Minnesota, medical marijuana has arrived

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As of July 1, 2015 medical marijuana will be available by prescription in Minnesota to patients who qualify for it. The general use of marijuana has been fairly controversial until recently, when attitudes toward its use have shifted significantly. Over the past decade, the medical marijuana movement has dramatically changed attitudes towards its use. Continue Reading →

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What you need to know about celiac disease

Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder that affects one in 100 people in the world and 2.5 million people in the United States, many of whom remain undiagnosed, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). People with celiac disease have a sensitivity and immune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Continue Reading →

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What’s new in stroke therapies?

Jovonni R. Spinner

Stroke is the leading cause of severe disability and the fifth-leading cause of death for all Americans. The burden is worse in minority communities; minorities have higher stroke risks, strokes at an earlier age, and more severe strokes. For example, African Americans are twice as likely to die from a stroke compared to Whites. Continue Reading →

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