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Ron Paul is asked what his opinion was on medical marijuana by Clayton Holton, a medical patient who asked Romney and Rudy the same question a few months ago. Rudy ignored him and Romney said he would arrest him for using medical marijuana

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www.telegraph.co.uk

An Indonesian fisherman who feared that he would be killed by tree-like growths covering his body has been given hope of recovery by an American doctor - and Vitamin A.

News Link • Global Reported By Geoffrey Hayes
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Reuters

Once shunned, thalidomide is now considered a cancer fighter, with scientists testing it on lung, blood and brain cancers. It has also been approved to treat leprosy.

News Link • Global Reported By Geoffrey Hayes
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AP

The Food and Drug Administration approved a widely used adult psychiatric drug for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. Risperdal is the No. 3 anti-psychotic drug with $2.3 billion in sales in 2005

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Reuters

[You're terminally ill and a judge has really pissed you off...hummm.] Terminally ill patients do not have a constitutional right to experimental drugs not approved by regulators, a U.S. appeals court ruled. The Food and Drug Administration requi

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LAist

"I am greatly disturbed that the Drug Enforcement Administration would initiate an enforcement action against medical marijuana facilities in the City of Los Angeles during a news conference regarding City Council support of an Interim Control O

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NewsMax.com Staff

"I believe the effort to try and make marijuana available for medical uses is really a way to legalize it. There's no reason for it," the former New York mayor said during a town hall-style meeting at New Hampshire Technical Institute.

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Reason(Sue Blevins)

(This is an old article, but important with the discussion concerning vaccines and autism) Lyla Rose Belkin was an alert and lively baby at five weeks old. Her parents, Michael and Lorna Belkin, say she had never been sick until she received

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Reuters

Plans by US biotech company Dendreon Corp. to market a pioneering therapeutic cancer vaccine, Provenge, were dealt a blow on Wednesday when US regulators demanded more data before approving it.

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USA Today

The Senate grappled Wednesday with the hot-button question of whether to allow the importation of cheaper drugs from other countries and debated the influence of the drug lobby, as it moved closer to passing the most significant changes to drug-safet

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Salon

Is there any good reason whatsoever why the federal government should be maintaining "files" which contain information about the pharmaceutical products which ALL Americans are consuming?

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Times On Line

Diabetics using stem-cell therapy have been able to stop talking insulin injections for the first time, after their bodies started to produce the hormone naturally again. In a breakthrough trial, 15 young patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabete

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Pro Liberty

Shrugging off congressional objections, the US FDA will immediately move to close more than half of its laboratories across the country, according to documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility(PEER).

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The Scientist

Federal regulators have tossed out three key patents to human embryonic stem cells, a move that could ease concerns over commercial control of the nascent work. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation,

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