OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Bay Area researchers are about to begin testing a new drug that could offer hope to children with a life-threatening disease. It’s based on a form of medical marijuana that parents say is already helping their children.
On most days, 2-year-old Avery Lee is a bundle of energy. But during frightening episodes, her body can be wracked by seizures so severe they verge on life-threatening. Once she was in a coma for eight days. Read more »