Health Apr 05

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Pandemic brings telehealth to the forefront

The University of Mississippi and other medical groups have been pioneering the use of telemedicine to connect people living in the state's rural areas to health care. But while telemedicine has been slow to take off nationwide, the spread of…

Health Sep 07

File photo of a marijuana plant by Tony Avelar/The Christian Science Monitor
Meet the federal government’s pot dealer

Mahmoud ElSohly oversees acres of marijuana plants in the deep south, a swath of the country the tide of medical marijuana legalization has yet to touch. But he’s not running an illegal operation — he’s a professor of pharmaceutics and…