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Study: Cannabis May Cut Headache And Migraine Pain In Half – CBS Sacramento

PULLMAN, Wash. (CBS Local) — Cannabis could be used to relieve headache pain, a new study from Washington State University suggests. Inhaled cannabis reduced self-reported headache severity by 47.3 percent and migraine severity by 49.6 percent, according to new research. The study, conducted by Washington State University and published online in the Journal of Pain,… Read More »

Almost half of us cry at work, sad survey finds

Need a tissue? Join the club. The number of people who have cried at work is surprisingly high: 45%. The oddly comforting figure was highlighted in September’s Harper’s Index, the magazine’s list of telling statistics, presented without commentary. However, as many of us know, the concept of having a total and utter breakdown at your… Read More »

Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and… Read More »

Survey: More Than Half of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Their Data

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools and machine learning technologies hold the promise of transforming healthcare and there is ongoing discuss about how much of an impact AI and machine learning will have on the practice of medicine and on the business of healthcare overall. In a recent study, researchers from New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital… Read More »