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Medical News Today: 3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths

Millions of people die prematurely each year due to noncommunicable diseases, some of the most common of which are cardiovascular diseases. New research from Harvard suggests that three tried and tested interventions could prevent many of those deaths if implemented through global policies. Three global interventions could prevent millions of deaths over the next couple… Read More »

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

A patient enters a new Knox medical marijuana dispensary on April 16, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images More Americans are turning to marijuana to treat health issues, but if you think legalizing medical weed will shrink the number of opioid-related deaths in the United States, think again. Lawmakers and… Read More »