General Medicine

Doctors with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs still can’t recommend medical marijuana, but they are being encouraged to talk more about it with military veterans. V.A. Issues New Medical Marijuana Policy For Military Veterans Veterans groups react to VA’s shift in medical marijuana policy Congressional members press VA chief to help vet-focused marijuana research […]

The devastating American opioid crisis… of 1908

The devastating American opioid crisis… of 1908 The president, a swaggering populist from New York, was worried that a national crisis of opiate addiction was weakening America and diminishing its greatness. So in 1908, Teddy Roosevelt appointed a handsome Ohio doctor with a handlebar mustache, Hamilton Wright, to be the nation’s first Opium Commissioner. Americans, […]