MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a strain of staph that is very resistant to antibiotics. This makes it very hard to kill and attaches to its designation of a ‘superbug.’ This heightened durability can be especially hazardous in hospitals, where staph exists in proliferation due to the increased concentration of persons with infections and those with compromised disease-fighting abilities. MRSA is easily spread...Continue reading

Marijuana has been around for thousands of years and used in a variety of ways ranging from cloth-making to therapeutic treatments. In the past decade or so, it has been thrust into mainstream consciousness due to the advocacy of marijuana as a medical substance. Experts, both real and self-styled, have provided numerous ailments, diseases,...Continue reading

The healing properties of cannabis are not new, with use for medicinal purposes dating back almost 5,000 years. The oldest known evidence dates back to China in 2727 B.C. In ancient Egypt, cannabis was used by pharaohs, with cannabis pollen discovered on the mummy of Ramses II, who died in 1213 B.C. The use of cannabis for its medicinal properties spread to India in the 10th century B.C., Greece in the 2nd century B.C. and Rome in the 1st cent...Continue reading