Marijuana was demonized, but is now becoming accepted as a legitimate medicine for many different illnesses and disorders, including autism. This does not mean, however...Continue reading
While it’s a very gray area at the moment, the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) has been looking the other way when passengers attempt to board state-to-state flights in the U.S. with marijuana in their possession. They are not making a bold statement that they are permitting travel with marijuana, but they are not making arrests...Continue reading
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
Around the globe people are using medical marijuana to treat as well as alleviate symptoms of certain health conditions that conventional medications cannot help. People are eating as well as smoking medical marijuana. However, here the key question is, which is better? Eat or smoking?
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Use of medical marijuana should not be recommended for teenagers, even where other medicines do not work and the cause of chronic pain can’t be detected. This is the advice of Mayo Clinic researchers, published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings in its July issue.
They also expressed doubts about the efficacy of marijuana to...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
What’s a little puff every now and then or some chewing tobacco after a long day? Between midnight on May 31st and midnight on June 1st it’s a direct offense to the World Health Organization. World No Tobacco Day is a 24-hour observance of abstinence from all forms of tobacco. This was instituted by the World Health Organizat...Continue reading