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The cognitive effects of adolescent cannabis use

A paper, given at a meeting of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology in Berlin reports:

“occasional adolescent cannabis use does not lead to poorer educational and intellectual performance, but that heavy cannabis use is associated with slightly poorer exam results at age 16.”

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Chicago Photojournalist Monitored For Ebola After Return From Liberia

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago Department of Public Health has begun monitoring a local photojournalist for signs of Ebola, more than a week after he returned home from Liberia. 374 more words


take a breath or three

Thanks doctor’s office waiting room copy of Real Simple Magazine.

Doctors Jake & Charlie helping Rob on his road to recovery!


PicMonkey photo editor: this is your photo on awesome juice

A Dog's Life

Chikv has made my life a living hell !

I was knocked over my the Chikv virus on October 7 and was not able to go to work until October 13, 2014. In effect I lost 4 working days due to this sickness. 354 more words


Nurse has a multi-faceted role as a communicator, teacher and caregiver

The nursing profession, like healthcare in general, is undergoing a complete metamorphosis. The profession of nursing is becoming increasingly complex and is in a state of change as patient care is evolving out of hospitals into outpatient and primary care settings. 251 more words

Healthcare Industry

10-30-14 - Thursday - 17 Reasons to Walk More this Year - from Mark's Daily Apple

17 Reasons to Walk More This Year

Even though some of you may be tired of me saying this, it needs saying. I say this a lot because it’s important: you need to walk more. 1,651 more words

Type II Diabetes

Severe hypoglycaemia

Case scenario

You come home one day and notice a 35-year-old male patient collapse to the ground. It is your brother Mark who is a diabetic. 626 more words