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The Medical Marijuana Debate: CBD As The New Front

The issue of legalizing marijuana, at least for medical purposes, continues to be framed around political, moral, social and cultural concerns. However, the focal point of the question, real and perceived medical benefits, is now receiving serious medical attention. One of the key reasons for this new perspective is research and results related to cannabidiol. While many think of the chemical THC when marijuana is mentioned, it is only one of more than 60 compounds found in cannabis. Read More 

Office Workers And Back Pain

You may often think of people suffering from back pain as those who labor intensely every day, athletes, or those who have been in an accident. But many people who sit at a desk all day are at serious risk for both back and neck pain. In today's modern world where most employees use a computer to complete their daily tasks, the number of people suffering from back pain is increasing. Read More 

Updating Personal Information In EHR: Medical Practice Legal Responsibilities

Medical practices in the United States must now follow strict regulations about the way they handle patient data. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) aims to protect the security and privacy of patient data held in computerized systems and electronic health records (EHR). If your medical practice stores patient information electronically, patients will often need to update or delete their personal details. Learn more about the rules that relate to changes to patient data, and what you need to do to comply with HIPAA legislation. Read More 

4 Breast Conditions That Are Commonly Mistaken As Cancer

It is estimated that one in every eight women will develop breast cancer throughout their lifetime. Of this, around 17% of patients will die from the condition. These statistics highlight the severity of the condition and how crucial it is to undergo regular breast screening with experienced doctors. However, many women believe that any symptom felt in the breast is a sign of cancer, which isn't true. Below are four of the most common conditions with symptoms that are often confused with cancer:  Read More