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Retired judge: Most of Arkansas medical pot signatures valid

A retired judge appointed to review petitions for an Arkansas medical marijuana initiative has found more than enough signatures submitted for the proposal were valid, despite efforts by opponents to disqualify it from the November ballot
Published: 09/27/16

Panel: Don't add eye disease to medical marijuana list

An advisory panel is recommending that an eye disease not be added to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan
Published: 09/27/16

Maryland group attacks high cost of prescription drugs

With EpiPens and other prescription drugs rising in cost, families who desperately need them but do not have health insurance are bearing a huge financial burden, according to community advocates
Published: 09/27/16

Marion doctor subpoenaed in Illinois investigation

A southern Illinois doctor who works at a clinic where many patients try to access the state's medical marijuana program has been subpoenaed in a state and federal investigation
Published: 09/27/16
Liz Weston: Your Money Secrets Are Killing You

Liz Weston: Your Money Secrets Are Killing You

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults admitted feeling stressed about money and 22 percent reported extreme stress in a 2015 study commissioned by the American Psychological Society
Published: 09/26/16
Mother uncovers lasting impact of son's organ donation

Mother uncovers lasting impact of son's organ donation

One grieving mother set off on an unusual journey to find out if the eyes, liver and umbilical cord blood she donated after her newborn's death had made a difference
Published: 09/26/16

Insurance change creates challenges for rural residents

Individuals in rural areas who are likely serviced by either Sanford Health or Avera Health might have to choose between the two providers
Published: 09/26/16

Correction: Nevada Ballot Measure-Marijuana-Things to Know

Correction: Nevada Ballot Measure-Marijuana-Things to Know story
Published: 09/26/16
Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

Critical medical research depends on scientists' ability to work with human cells and organs, but families who donate a loved one's tissue for science seldom learn much about what happens next
Published: 09/25/16

Connecticut health exchange hires new call center vendor

Connecticut's health insurance exchange has reached an agreement with a Virginia-based vendor to run Access Health CT's call center
Published: 09/25/16