Governor signs medical marijuna bill

...families of children with severe seizure disorders can now legally possess cannabis oil...Families with children with severe seizure disorders like Preston had been the original impetus...sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disorders, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell...

Mother behind autism insurance push eager for governor to sign bill

...R-Dalton. He became "passionate" about the potential of people with autism after meeting Ava and sponsored SB 1."This disorder keeps families from truly knowing loved ones and steals away potential for productivity," Bethel said. "Moreover, we are...

Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...Winners from the Legislative session: Children's health ? Medical cannabis use was legalized for children with seizure disorders, so Georgia families living in Colorado to get access to the medicine can return home. Legislation was approved to require...

Veterans court provides former military a second chance

...providers such as the VA and Augusta Warrior Project, to admit only those diagnosed with substance abuse or a psychological disorder.Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright is the gatekeeper for determining who qualifies for the free program, which meets...

Orioles' Chris Davis hitless in return from 25-game suspension

...Baltimore's seven games in the playoffs. He said in January he had been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder previously and been given a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall, but he did not have a TUE last year.

Michaux: Spieth's victory had feel of inevitability

...special needs sister, Ellie, who is the light of his life and his most humbling influence. Ellie was born with a neurological disorder that places her on the autism spectrum. He speaks about her with tremendous love and respect."It puts everything in perspective...

Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...ATLANTA - A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee...23 other states allow it.The current bill lists seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease...

Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

...legalize cannabis oil for treatment of people with seizure disorders, cancer and seven other medical diagnoses.Republican...hearing from the families of children suffering seizure disorders decided not to oppose" the Senate bill.

Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...cannabis oil for cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease...from members of families with children suffering from the disorders was heart-wrenching.Lindsey Crosby, whose 26-year-old...

Early research aimed at breeding gluten-free wheat variety funded by Kansas farmers

...reaction in people suffering from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which eating even tiny amounts of gluten ? comprised of...said, and his father also was later diagnosed. Since the disorder is genetic, her grandchildren will be at risk of getting it...