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Benefits of CBD for Epilepsy Faded in One-Third of Patients

NEW ORLEANS — About one-third of patients who used cannabidiol (CBD) to manage treatment-resistant epilepsy developed tolerance to it, researchers from Israel reported here. In a study of 92 children and young adults with treatment-resistant seizures who used cannabis oil extract for an average of 19.8 months, tolerance to CBD emerged in 32.6% of patients,… Read More »

Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation, a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The Samueli Institute, has several missions including integrative health with a focuses on evidence-based practices… Read More »