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January 2016 Archives

Are ketamine injections a better way to treat depression?

Since gaining FDA approval in 1970, ketamine has successfully been used as an anesthetic in hospitals and emergency rooms across the country. Though sometimes used as a "psychedelic club drug," ketamine continues to have an incredibly safe track record. It's even used on children who come into the ER with broken bones, explains one NPR article.

Is more research needed on medical marijuana? Some say yes

Just a few short years ago, the New Jersey Legislature recognized the benefits of medical marijuana, thereby passing laws that now allow patients to use the drug to treat a variety of illnesses, some of which qualify as disabling conditions under the Social Security Administration's definition of a disability.

Will new A&E series highlight or hinder people with disabilities?

As many of our New Jersey readers will agree, there are a lot of things we don't know about a majority of the disabling conditions of the world. Consider for a moment just the ones that appear on the Compassionate Allowances list. How many of the more than 100 conditions do you have considerable knowledge about? Probably very little, much like the rest of the nation.

Rare conditions of Compassionate Allowance: Dravet syndrome

If you're a regular visitor to our blog, then you may have come across our series of posts on the rare conditions listed as Compassionate Allowances. We have been highlighting a number of conditions in an effort to not only inform the public about these debilitating conditions but to also educate patients about their eligibility for disability benefits.

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