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One month of abstinence from cannabis improves memory in adolescents, young adults

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use results in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among regular cannabis users in adolescence and young adulthood. The study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry is one of the first to prospectively track over time changes in cognitive function… Read More »

These young cardiologists are opening tech-infused health clinics all over New York

As a young cardiologist, Jeffrey Wessler knew most of his time would be spent treating patients with full-blown heart disease. It was a depressing realization. So he began researching ways to help at-risk people avoid getting sick through lifestyle changes and other interventions, and came up with a new specialty he calls preventative cardiology. “I… Read More »