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Andy Heikkila

Andy Heikkila
Andy is health, tech, and futurism enthusiast from the Pacific Northwest. When he's not writing, you can find him on a run, drinking craft beer, or reading Kurt Vonnegut. Follow him on Twitter @AndyO_TheHammer.

The VA’s Contradictory Stance on Medical Marijuana

Military veterans are still unable to be referred to state medical marijuana programs by VA physicians due to a federal prohibition. 
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How A.I. and Cybersecurity are Transforming Healthcare

While technological disruption may have gotten the healthcare industry into this mess, it could also be the very thing that delivers the industry from it.
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic?

Some studies are finding that prescribed marijuana, especially for pain issues, can help prevent an opioid addiction from developing in the first place.
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There’s Still So Much We Don’t Know About Health Tech

We are already seeing benefits as well as downsides of new medical technology such as A.I, IoT, and CRISPR, but there is still so much we don't know.