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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Prescription Drug Spending

Doctors prescribing medical marijuana to Medicare patients in place of prescription drugs is helping save taxpayers millions of dollars, a new study reports. According to a recent... Continue Reading

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10 Characteristics to Help You Succeed in Medical School

By Cary Jewkes You’ve been working for a long time—years and years—to get to this point. It’s easy to get lost in the tangle of medical school... Continue Reading

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Why the Legal Cannabis Market is Booming

The cannabis industry is now the fastest growing industry in the U.S. A 2016 report by ArcView Market Research, a leading marijuana industry investment and research firm,... Continue Reading

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5 of the Fastest-Growing Public Health Careers

As the U.S. population ages, the healthcare industry is expected to have the fastest employment growth and add the most jobs between 2014 and 2024, according to... Continue Reading

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How Climate Change Affects Your Health

Photo: Flickr Climate change is a very real threat to public health. Rising greenhouse gas concentrations result in changes in precipitation, increases in temperature, increases in the... Continue Reading