The Trump administration is about to delete an important medical resource

You might never have heard of the National Guideline Clearinghouse, To be frank, neither had I. Now it’s gone. After Monday, the Trump administration will shut down, a move it announced in April, blaming budget constraints.What was the National Guideline Clearinghouse? In short, it was an online

'The Resident': Jenna Dewan To Recur On Season 2 Of Fox Medical Drama

REX/Shutterstock Jenna Dewan is set for a recurring role on the upcoming second season of Fox medical drama The Resident. Dewan will play Julian Lynn. Sharp and sophisticated, Julian is a medical device rep with an ability to connect with just about anybody. Her warmth, beauty and charisma make her highly

NJ's medical marijuana program to double in size as supply crisis grows

EDITOR'S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. New Jersey's medical marijuana program could soon double in size as Gov. Phil Murphy's administration on Monday called for up to six more marijuana

Study projects rising medical inflation through next year

An insurance industry analysis projects medical inflation of more than 2 percent through the end of 2019, chiefly because of improved treatment quantity driven by hospital consolidation. What that means for Florida’s workers’ compensation system remains unclear, according to a briefing paper, “The Impact of Hospital Consolidation on Medical Costs,”

Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical-marijuana program

SALEM, Ore. — How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a lack of site inspectors. That, they say, creates opportunities for marijuana to be diverted into the lucrative

Medical News Today: What to know about macrocephaly

Table of contentsWhat is macrocephaly?CausesSigns and symptomsDiagnosisTreatmentOutlook Macrocephaly is the term for an unusually large head. An infant with macrocephaly will have a larger head than most other infants of the same age and sex.In many cases, this condition is benign or harmless. In other cases, it may indicate an underlying

Medical News Today: What to know about complex ovarian cysts

Table of contentsOverviewSymptomsCauses and risk factorsDiagnosisComplicationsTreatment and surgeryOutlook Ovarian cysts can be simple or complex. Complex ovarian cysts are those that contain either blood or a solid substance.Simple cysts are relatively common and usually clear on their own. Complex cysts are more likely to need treatment. Most ovarian cysts are benign, meaning