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Man burned in blast making hash oil sues butane businesses

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon medical marijuana patient who was badly burned in an explosion while he was legally using butane as a solvent to make hash oil is suing the makers and sellers of the fuel.

May 22, 2015 3:24 pmLoading…
Vaccine billboard in Tucson misleads, health officials say

Vaccine billboard in Tucson misleads, health officials say

A billboard along Interstate 10 is disingenuous and misleading parents about childhood vaccinations, some local public health officials say.

March 23, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Tucson vaccine billboard misleads, health officials say

Tucson vaccine billboard misleads, health officials say

The billboard, along Interstate 10 West between Grant Road and Miracle Mile, looks "benign," said Dr. Francisco Garcia, the chief medical officer for the Pima County Health Department. "The issue they leave out when you go to their website is the benefits of vaccines," he added.

March 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Deadline is midnight Fri. to change Medicare plan

Friday at midnight is the enrollment deadline for anyone on Medicare who wants to change plans.

December 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

CDC: Boomers should get hep C test

More than 15,000 Americans per year die from hepatitis C and most of them are in the baby boomer generation.

August 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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