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Over the Counter: CBD can be key to better health

You see the three letters a lot these days: CBD.But many people are not familiar with exactly what it is. So we thought we would use the column to provide more information about these products, which are fairly new to the market, but have existed in one form or another …

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What’s Up Doc? Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Q: Is there a new treatment for spinal muscular atrophy?A: Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a group of recessively inherited disorders (the patient must inherit a defective gene from both of their parents) that manifest as muscle weakness (for example affecting the patient’s ability to walk, and potentially affecting their …