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July 2008

NORML's Marijuana Health Mythology - NORML

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by Dale Gieringer, Ph.D. Coordinator, California NORML Myth: Marijuana is a Dangerous Drug Myth: Marijuana is Harmless Myth: One Joint Equals One Pack (or 16, or maybe just 4) Cigarettes Myth: Prohibition Reduces the Harmfulness of Pot Smoking Myth

June 2008

Study finds depression can trigger diabetes

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By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - People with depression have a higher risk of developing the most common form of diabetes than others, according to a study published on Tuesday that sheds light on the interplay between the two conditions. The...

February 2008

Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

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A recent study completed at 13 spine clinics around the US, and published in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine shows that surgery yields more dramatic pain relief than non-operative care of spinal stenosis. The study also revealed t


by soul1383
Definition: Myelopathy is a term used to refer to any condition that creates problems in the spinal cord. The term myelopathy literally means "sick spinal cord" 2 or "disease of the spinal cord".1 When the spinal cord is affected by conditions of the vert

October 2006

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