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Blood tests for marijuana aren't an accurate measure of impairment for drivers, and there isn't an easy roadside sobriety test for pot yet. California and four other states where recreational marijuana is on the ballot might learn from Colorado's experience.
Researchers examine the Food and Drug Administration’s “revolving door” regarding employees who worked on cancer and hematology drugs.
The list of preventive services that insurers must cover without a co-pay could grow to include mammograms for younger women, testing that follows an irregular screening and birth control for men.
The new law isn’t mandatory, and concerns about training and who can give life-saving shot remain.
Recreational marijuana is on the ballot in five states in November. What do we know about pot's effects on the brain?
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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says a publicly run health plan would bolster competition in the state. But some question whether it would lower premiums.
Clinton has offered detailed plans to preserve and expand the law, while Trump has vowed to “repeal and replace Obamacare so quickly.”
Under a new law, you could get money back if you were charged out-of-network prices after going to a medical provider who is listed in your health plan’s network.
Participants in a mostly online diabetes self-management program had lower blood sugar and were more likely to take their medicine regularly, study finds.
As more and more clinics offer controversial treatments, especially in California, the agency is seeking to clarify its regulatory standards.
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