Notable News for the Week: June 29th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: June 29th, 2018

FDA Approves First Cannabis-based Drug: https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm611046.htm

The FDA has approved Epidiolex, an oral solution for the treatment of seizures.

Doctors Decry Plans to Detain Immigrant Kids with Parents: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/27/health/immigrant-family-detention-children/index.html

President of the American Academy of Pediatrics warns that this policy puts children at risk for abnormal development.

Exercise Also Prevents Heart Disease: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322297.php

Exercise may be the best treatment for keeping both the heart and mind healthy in patients with depression.

Even Minor Sleep Problems Raise Women’s Blood Pressure: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322270.php

Even minor sleep disruptions can increase the risk of high blood pressure in women.

 

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