Medicine

Amazon to acquire PillPack online pharmacy

Amazon to acquire PillPack online pharmacy Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. "We're excited to see what we can do together on behalf of customers over time". The specifics of what the company will do, though, are still unknown. PillPack's services include pharmacy-by-mail products that are meant to focus on patients' experiences rather than individual drugs. [Full Article...]

FDA-approved medicine derived from marijuana could be available soon in Ohio

FDA-approved medicine derived from marijuana could be available soon in Ohio Vivian's parents, Brian and Meghan Wilson, elevated the shortcomings of the state's medicinal marijuana program and helped pass a law that led to the availability of a wide range of strains. The FDA said Monday that the drug doesn't cause the high that comes from the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the main psychoactive component of marijuana. [Full Article...]

ONTARIO VOTES: Wynne Concedes Defeat, Urges Voters to Choose Liberals

ONTARIO VOTES: Wynne Concedes Defeat, Urges Voters to Choose Liberals On Thursday, Ms. Wynne told reporters that she did not recall the situation: "I don't recall a contentious exchange with Glen Murray, I just don't recall", she said. "What's worrisome is we have a leader who's trying to take the chair of the premier in this province and he's not being honest with people". And NDP Leader Andrea Horwath makes her way from Mississauga to Peterborough, Ont., finishi... [Full Article...]

Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister It says one of the major factors impeding low- and middle-countries is the tobacco industry with its aggressive promotion of tobacco products, especially to young people, and its ongoing efforts to hide the dangers of smoking . Governments can adopt the WHO Framework Convention Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to reduce tobacco use and protect people from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). [Full Article...]