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Are there 1.9 millions or 2.35 million or some other big number of medical marijuana patients?

The question in the title of this post was prompted by this new article reporting that New Frontier Data has determined that, in the medical marijuana arena, the "total U.S. patient population (not including CBD states) is 1,914,767." This accounting … Continue reading

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Millions of Actos Patients Show: Risk of Bladder Cancer Significant

What do more than 1,000,000 diabetes patients have in common? They were all prescribed Actos (pioglitazone) and participated in a wide-ranging study which definitively showed that the medication designed to protect them from the risks of diabetes exposed them to … Continue reading

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Patients Should Reap the Benefits of Data Collected by the FDA

Over the past decade, the Food & Drug Administration has made great efforts to provide improved safety information to patients and consumers. The FDA web site includes a number of helpful materials: warning labels, podcasts white papers prepared for scientific … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers & Patients Under Attack

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Study Shows that SSRIs Taken with Anti-platelets Cause Bleeding in Heart Attack Patients

A new Canadian Study, published in the Sept. 26 Canadian Medical Association Journal, has found that heart attack patients that take anti-platelet medications like aspirin or Plavix while also taking an SSRI antidepressant drug like Paxil have an increased chance … Continue reading

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