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10 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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California to shift mentally ill inmates out of solitary confinement

California will move mentally ill prisoners from solitary confinement to special isolation units as part of a series of new policies outlined by corrections officials Friday to improve treatment for inmates with psychiatric illnesses. In 2013, about 28 percent of California's overcrowded prison population was diagnosed with some sort of mental illness, according to state and federal statistics. Complying with ...

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11 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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California bill would remove guns from potential offenders

A bill allowing family members to ask a judge to order firearms removed from people likely to commit gun violence was sent to California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday for signing into law. The bill, one of several gun control measures up for votes in the last week of the state's legislative session, was introduced after police near Santa Barbara ...

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22 MINS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Boston Scientific nerve device no help in heart failure study

By Ben Hirschler BARCELONA (Reuters) - A Boston Scientific device that stimulates the vagus nerve – a superhighway connecting the brain to the rest of the body - failed to help patients with heart failure in a mid-stage clinical trial. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), which involves delivering mild electrical pulses to the nerve in the neck, is already used to ...

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2 HOURS AGO - MedPage Today

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ESC: Novel Heart Failure Drug a Game-Changer (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- An investigational heart failure drug being developed by Novartis cut deaths from heart disease by 20% compared with standard therapy, researchers reported today at the European Society of Cardiology.

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18 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Feds Are Increasing Their Marijuana Growth Because Of Cannabinoid Research

The federal government is currently growing a lot more marijuana than it has in the past because it expects higher demand from researchers for cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive compound in marijuana that has shown tremendous promise for medical use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse, which "oversees the cultivation, production and distribution of research-grade marijuana on behalf of the ...

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AUG 27, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Florida firm plans big, low cost, medical marijuana grow operation

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida company plans to build what it believes will be the biggest medical marijuana factory in the country, hoping the economy of scale will lower the cost of the drug which is not covered by insurance. GrowHealthy LLC will operate out of a renovated 185,000-square-foot industrial complex set on 33 acres in ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Shape

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California Passes 'Yes Means Yes' Law

Getty Images Here's some uplifting news to read before you leave for your long weekend: California just became the first state to pass a 'Yes Means Yes' bill that would require all state-funded colleges and universities to adopt "affirmative consent" language in their definitions of consensual sex, Yahoo! News reports. The California senate unanimously passed the bill in May, and it's ...

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10 HOURS AGO - New York Times

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Federal Judge Approves California Plan to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

The state, adhering to a court order, is proposing to stop keeping most mentally ill prisoners in their windowless cells for 23 hours a day.

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AUG 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Lilly psoriasis drug impresses; battle nears with Amgen, Novartis

An experimental new psoriasis treatment from Eli Lilly and Co proved superior to Amgen Inc's blockbuster Enbrel, drawing it closer to a potential marketing battle with new products being developed by Amgen and Novartis AG. Based on favorable results from Phase III trials, Lilly said Thursday it would seek marketing approval in the first half of 2015 for its drug ...

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AUG 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Amgen parathyroid drug succeeds in late-stage trial

(Reuters) - (This story corrects headline and first paragraph in Aug. 18 story to replace "thyroid" with "parathyroid")) Drugmaker Amgen Inc said its experimental drug to reduce parathyroid levels in patients with chronic kidney disease met the main goal in a late-stage trial. The drug, AMG 416, treats hyperparathyroidism, or excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone, in kidney disease patients.

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