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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Cancer survivor says he supports WI lawmakers push for medical - WeAreGreenBay.com

WeAreGreenBay.com Cancer survivor says he supports WI lawmakers push for medical WeAreGreenBay.com Two Wisconsin lawmakers are working on a new proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, and one cancer survivor told Local 5 how it helped him when he was going through treatment. Mark Kelderman of Brownsville survived stage three ...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Area hospitals hope a box helps prevent infant deaths - Southeast Missourian

Southeast Missourian Area hospitals hope a box helps prevent infant deaths Southeast Missourian The infant mortality rate in those counties is the highest in Missouri, at 9.3 deaths per 1,000 births, and is higher than the national rate of 6.1 deaths per 1,000 per births. Karlyle Christian-Ritter, chief of neonatology at Saint Francis Medical ... and more »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Louisiana prepares for possible mumps outbreak - KTAL

KTAL Louisiana prepares for possible mumps outbreak KTAL Dr. Frank Welch, Medical Director of the Louisiana State Immunization Program, said "We have alerted health professionals. Doctors, nurses, infection control, the school system and we're warning these doctors to be on alert for the signs and symptoms ... and more »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Infant girl killed by family dog in San Marcos, Texas - WOAI

WOAI Infant girl killed by family dog in San Marcos, Texas WOAI The girl -- identified as Skylar Dean Julius -- was transported to Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos, where she was pronounced dead. The child's father told investigators he fell asleep while the baby was napping in an infant bouncer. "He said ... Texas infant girl killed by family dog, police sayWTSP.com Infant Mauled To Death By Family Dog In Central Texas City [Video]Patch.com Family dog kills 2-month-old child in bouncer, police sayFort Worth Star Telegram KSAT San Antonio -MyStatesman.com all 26 news articles »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Gov. Sandoval Calls For 10 Percent Marijuana Tax - KTVN

News3LV Gov. Sandoval Calls For 10 Percent Marijuana Tax KTVN Will Adler is the Executive Director of the Nevada Medical Marijuana Association. He says Nevada lawmakers should look at states like Colorado and Washington before deciding what the tax rate should be. "If you tax it too high, all the sales will go to ... Nevada's marijuana industry cheers governor's tax proposalNews3LV Sandoval proposes 10% marijuana tax for Nevada schoolsReno Gazette Journal Nevada Governor will create cannabis task force, new taxBrian Bahouth (blog) KOLO -Carson Now -Las Vegas Review-Journal all 64 news articles »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Patient support staff at UVM Medical Center press for changes - vtdigger.org

vtdigger.org Patient support staff at UVM Medical Center press for changes vtdigger.org Roughly 450 licensed nursing assistants and mental health technicians work at the UVM Medical Center, 75 percent of whom have filled out union cards to join the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals, according to union organizer Matt ... Rally for better staffing at UVM Medical CenterBurlingtonFreePress.com all 3 news articles »

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Medical Marijuana Commission working on rules - WMC Action News 5

Daily Helmsman Medical Marijuana Commission working on rules WMC Action News 5 The commission in charge of implementing policy over the state's new medical marijuana law is moving one step closer to having the rules and regulations set before a deadline later this year. According to NBC affiliate KARK in Little Rock, the Medical ... Tennessee's drug overdose epidemic suggests a need to legalize marijuanaDaily Helmsman all 125 news articles »