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US House Votes To Let VA Doctors Recommend Marijuana To Veterans

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted this morning in favor of a measure that would allow Veterans Administration doctors to recommend medical marijuana for their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal. The measure, an amendment to the Department of Veterans Affairs appropriations bill proposed by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), passed ...

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New York State Aims To Toss The Tampon Tax

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Feminine products are having a moment. With some calling for a red wave to take the taboo out of menstruation, politicians across the country are trying to make tampons and sanitary pads as affordable and accessible as possible. Five states have eliminated sales taxes on pads and tampons: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland and ...

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New Approach Produces Alloreactive T Cells That Destroy Leukemia

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Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University have developed a cellular programming approach that creates alloreactive T cells that are able to eliminate leukemic cells without causing graft versus host disease (GvHD). Using mouse models, the researchers developed a novel approach to improve the desired outcome of allogenic ...

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