Miracle at Sea? Dr. Leigh Discusses "Lucky" Man Who Fell Overboard
November 28, 2022 -- Dr. Leigh explains to HLN's Shyann Malone the risks of falling overboard after the Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger who survived 15 hours treading water at sea on Thanksgiving. .
Dr. Leigh Weighs In On Jay Leno's Burn Diagnosis and Treatment
November 17, 2022 -- Dr. Leigh weighs in and explains Jay Leno's diagnosis and treatment after the comedian and classic car aficionado experienced 3rd degree burns on his face and hands. .
Can CBD Help You Study?
October 21, 2022 -- Greenstate.com checks with Dr. Leigh about whether or not CBD can help with focus. The answer might surprise you. .
Dr. Leigh Explains RSV Crisis on HLN's Weekend Express with Susan Hendricks
October 26, 2022 -- Many hospitals report a surge in RSV cases among children. Dr. Leigh explains how to protect your children from this respiratory illness, and suggests why hospitals are being overrun with cases. Click video (on left) to view the segment. .
Is CBD Safe For Kids?
October 17, 2022 -- More parents are turning to CBD to help their children with various behavioral issues, but is it a safe option? Dr. Leigh sifts through the fact and fiction to help readers know the truth in this article published by Greenstate.com. .
Medical cannabis use growing among seniors—along with need for cannabis-trained doctors
September 29, 2022 -- Seasons, a website supporting caregivers, sought guidance from Dr. Leigh for their article about a study that showed a growing number of seniors turning to medical cannabis for pain. Read her comments by clicking Read here below. .
Dr. Leigh Highlights Need for Cannabis Education in Alumni Spotlight
September, 2022 -- The University of Maryland-Baltimore, School of Pharmacy where Dr. Leigh was among the first in the country to receive a Master's degree in medical cannabis science and therapeutics, was recently featured her in the Alumni newsletter. Dr. Leigh points to the paucity of education in medical schools today on medical cannabis science and therapeutics with less than 9% of them including it in their curriculum. Click Read Here for the entire article. .
July 20, 2022 -- Robin Meade from Headline News asks Dr. Leigh to clarify the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke, plus ways to alleviate dehydration in order to beat the heat. .
Everyday Health Taps Dr. Leigh For Fireworks Safety
June 29, 2022 -- Dr. Leigh tells reporter Lisa Rapaport that emergency rooms get filled with patients with burns and severe injuries on July 4th. Here's how to minimize the risks. (Photo: Adobe Stock, Canva) .
June 25, 2022 -- Headline News asks Dr. Leigh about the dangers of nicotine in response to President Biden's call to restrict nicotine levels in tobacco products. .
It's Hot! How Can You Avoid Overheating?
June 15, 2022 -- Oppressive heat waves bring health dangers. Watch Dr. Leigh answer questions about the risks of dehydration and heat stroke on HLN's Morning Express. Click video (on left) to view the segment. .
Dr. Leigh Helps Headline News Viewers Understand Options During Severe Baby Formula Shortage
May 21, 2022 -- While the FDA says shelves of baby formula could return in a matter of a few weeks, Headline News asked Dr. Leigh to give advice to parents with infants about alternatives while waiting out the severe shortage. Click video (on left) to view the segment. .
TODAY.com Asks Dr. Leigh to Clarify CBD Dangers
May 20, 2022 - Woman ends up in hospital after taking high doses of CBD, other supplements. The 56-year-old patient had a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm when she was admitted to the emergency department. Today.com reached out to Dr. Leigh, a medicinal marijuana expert, to clarify CBD's dangers and instruct consumers how to avoid any risk.
What Men Over 50 Need to Know About Their Prostate
May 2, 2022 - Recording on WENG, Aging Well Radio Hour -- Interview by Carrie Black -- Dr. Leigh reveals the signs and symptoms of prostate problems that can lead to dangerous conditions if left untreated. She also discusses how saw palmetto lipidosterolic extract has a unique affinity for reducing inflammation and help with urination flow and control issues.
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INSIDE EDITION Asks Dr. Leigh About Iodine Pills in this Television Broadcast
March 21, 2022 - With the grim specter of nuclear conflict swirling around the world, there's now a huge demand for potassium iodide pills, a substance that may offer some protection from radiation exposure. Some doctors say the tablets have limited value, like after a nuclear plant disaster.
Dr. Leigh Guides TODAY.com Reporter Asking If We Should Have Iodine Pills Ready In Case of Nuclear War
March 15, 2022, 12:02 PM PDT / Source: TODAY / By A. Pawlowski Fears of a potential nuclear conflict or accident after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are sparking a huge interest in iodine tablets, which can protect the body from some of the harmful effects of radiation. Google searches for “iodine pills for nuclear attack” were up 90% in the U.S. in the last week.
January 25, 2022 -- Dr. Leigh, a medical cannabis expert, cautions readers about taking up smoking weed after a recent study out of Oregon State University showed cannabis compounds may block COVID-19 infection.
Health Europa Reports The Current Landscape of Medical Cannabis in the United States -- Featuring Dr. Leigh
Oct. 27, 2021 -- Dr Leigh Vinocur, Chief Medical Officer of cannabis consulting company Ananda Medical Practice and member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, discusses the state of cannabis research, treatment, and legalisation in the US.