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Cannabis is medicine — time to increase access to it – mySanAntonio.com

By Morris Denton, For the Express-News Published 12:00 am CST, Sunday, February 3, 2019 Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Some plants at Compassionate Cultivation on November 29, the first and only Texas-owned and operated licensed medical cannabis company. Photo: Tom Reel /Staff… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »

IVC Filters May Increase Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients With PE

January 15, 2019 Share this content: Patients who received an IVC filter had higher 30-day mortality compared with those who did not receive a filter. In elderly patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary embolism (PE), the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to prevent subsequent PE may actually increase the risk for 30-day and 1-year… Read More »