Francis Howell Swimmer Will Spend Her Winter Break In GhanaSophomore Reagan Cathcart will spend a week of her holiday break 10,000 miles from home on a surgical mission trip in Ghana.
Med Students Not Prepared to Prescribe Medical MarijuanaMany states allow medical marijuana, but a new local study finds few medical schools are addressing it with their students.
New Medical Device Could Greatly Benefit Long-Term PatientsSLU Hospital is the first in the region to implant a new type of medical device for patients suffering from a rare neuro-muscular disease.
University of Missouri Closes Research CenterThe University of Missouri System has closed its $10 million medical research institute as part of an effort to cut costs.
License of Pot-Friendly Illinois Doctor Placed on ProbationThe doctor approved marijuana for hundreds of patients in the state's program.
Doctors Warn Against Teen Pot Use Amid Looser Marijuana LawsMany parents use the drug and think it's OK for their kids, but ``we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,'' said Dr. Seth Ammerman.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Climb as Program GrowsGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last month extending the pilot program until July 2020 and adding two qualifying health conditions post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illnesses.
May Marijuana Sales Boost Illinois Industry Total Over $10MIllinois now has 37 registered dispensaries and about 7,000 qualified patients.
Army Veteran Spearheads Medical Pot EffortIt would tax medical marijuana sales at four percent, raising millions annually for the treatment of Missouri veterans.
Illinois Retail Medical Marijuana Sales Top $2M in AprilProgram director Joseph Wright said Tuesday the program now includes 36 dispensaries and 6,200 qualified patients.
Illinois Panel Again Urges Medical Marijuana ExpansionIts members voted to recommend Type 1 diabetes and panic disorder to the program.
Medical Pot Dispensary In Collinsville Hits One-Month MarkNumber of customers at HCI Alternatives has already doubled to nearly 180, further growth expected.