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I never fared terribly well with eyeglasses. I was amazed at how crisp the world looked when I first got them in the third grade. But all that clarity kind of gave me a headache and made me a little dizzy. Just days after I got the oversize smoky purple...
email@example.comWhen Debra Crawford was in her 20s, she received a life-changing diagnosis. She had diabetes. From that moment on, every day, every hour would require constant, unwavering attention to meals, lifestyle and medication. The Hagerstown woman would...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt is once again time for the annual column that I write once every four years announcing the winners and losers in this week’s presidential election. Winner: The winners. Loser: The losers. Winner: My bedtime. Worry about the economy and...
email@example.comJennifer Myers and William McLeod were typical of the 56 area residents who took advantage of the first free eye examinations Friday morning at the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic in Ranson. Sponsored by the West Virginia University Eye Institute and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAnetta Jackson begins most days as she ends them — reading. Fiction, nonfiction, magazines, newspapers. It doesn't matter. She always has had a love of the written word, the Hagerstown woman said. Now retired, Jackson, 68, has even more time to...
Tags: Diabetes, Chemical Industry, Health, Eyes and Vision, Human Body
email@example.comDo you see what I see? If the answer to your eye doctor's question is no, it's probably time for stronger glasses. Or maybe the problem is something more serious. By age 65, one in three people has some form of vision-impairing eye disease, says the...
Tags: Surgery, Diabetes, Procedural Sedation, Cataracts, Ophthalmology
Re "The marijuana measures," Editorial, May 10 Your editorial supporting Measure D mentions medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma patients. In my 25 years as a glaucoma sufferer, I have never been prescribed marijuana. In fact, research...
It's a dream Ida Heck never really expected to come true. Her family has raised about $1 million since 2005 for research into the rare disorder that afflicts her 8-year-old daughter, Jenna, resulting in cognitive deficits, seizures, long-lasting...
— Siding with patients who say cannabis is the only drug that can safely ease their chronic pain, the Senate sent Gov. Pat Quinn a measure Friday that would make Illinois the 19th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The issue sparked...
Is Michigan’s law effective? The law has become more specific giving more definitions and clarifying explanations of its intent. The State has a list of approved diagnoses, which is to be expanded yearly, and conditions approved for the use of...
Tags: Seizures, AIDS, Judges, Justice System, Hepatitis C
While marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, the general direction of state laws regarding marijuana is clearly moving in the direction of leniency. Two states in November, Colorado and Washington, legalized it for recreational purposes....
When Walgreen's took down its red neon sign and moved its inventory from a store in Deerfield Mall to a free-standing location just across Powerline Road, many were perplexed by the change. True, the new store is larger. True, it carries a wall of...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines
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May 2, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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