Medicine

Video Games

This Entrepreneur Is Helping Save Lives With His Video Games

Jessica Abo sits down with the founder and CEO of Level Ex to discuss how the video game studio is working with doctors to save lives.

Pennsylvania Green Lights Medical Marijuana For Anxiety

The measure brings the number of conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana in Pennsylvania to 23.

Israeli Study: Marijuana May Help Treat Pain Associated With Fibromyalgia

The research offers more evidence that of cannabis' medicinal powers

Entrepreneurs Gather To Give Cancer Patients a Taste of Hope

Jessica Abo sits down with Mark D. Friedman to discuss The American Cancer Society's 14th Annual Taste of Hope event.

How Cyril Moukarzel Is Using DNA to Create the Future of Personalized Medicine

Imagine being able to customize drugs to your genes. His company is making it happen.

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