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Philadelphia Department Of Health Urging Patients To Get Tested For HIV After Shutting Down Three Dental Practices – CBS Philly

Mar 26, 2019

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has shut down three local dentist practices and is warning patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B. The Department of Health says all three Trieu Family Dental Clinics have been closed for improper sterilization of dental equipment […]

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A mysterious syndrome that makes marijuana users violently ill is starting to worry doctors – Business Insider

Mar 25, 2019

Shutterstock A new study documents a sharp rise in emergency room visits linked with marijuana following legalization in Colorado. One of the key drivers of the ER visits is a mysterious syndrome characterized by severe nausea and repeated vomiting.  Called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS, very little is known about the condition. The only known […]

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'Blindsided': Women speak out about breast implant illnesses at FDA hearing – NBCNews.com

Mar 25, 2019

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 25, 2019, 10:02 PM GMT By Erika Edwards The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women at a two-day hearing about their long-term potential […]

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Edible marijuana accounts for more UCHealth ER visits than expected based on sales, study finds – The Denver Channel

Mar 25, 2019

AURORA, Colo. – A new study by University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers released Monday found that there is a disproportionate number of people admitted to the UCHealth emergency room because of edible cannabis effects compared to the share of edibles sold in Colorado. The results of the study were released Monday ahead of […]

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Cannabis-related ER visits in Colorado jump threefold after legalization, study says – CNN

Mar 25, 2019

Although inhaled cannabis leads to more visits overall, new research says, edibles — foods containing cannabis extract — account for more visits for psychiatric and cardiovascular symptoms. Research has shed light on increasing safety concerns related to cannabis. The researchers identified 9,973 cannabis-related emergency department visits at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital from 2012 to […]

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