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  • Medical marijuana
    Pediatricians against legalized marijuana, with some exceptions
    Citing concerns about its potential harm to children and adolescents, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a new policy statement opposing the legalization of marijuana. The Jan. 26 statement, however, does allow for the use of...
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    New drug promises long term weight loss maintenance
    The problem most people experience with dieting is the maintenance of weight loss after a target weight has been achieved. Slowly but inevitably the majority of people regain the weight that they once lost.New research published in the journal...
  • Have you heard that Cannabis cures cancer... and other health 'glitches'?
    Have you heard that Cannabis cures cancer... and other health 'glitches'?
    I recently had the privilege of viewing a film at the Sedona Film Festival called "What If Cannabis Cured Cancer?"It was quite an eye-opener and I have been exploring the merits of hemp and cannabis oil ever since. I'm still...
  • Cannabinoids and the Winter Brain Conference
    Cannabinoids and the Winter Brain Conference
    Today at a medical school in Philadelphia, the Cannabinoid (CB) System Discussion Group met to discuss research presented at this year’s Winter Brain Conference. The conference featured two panels on CB science and they were mostly focused...
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    Researchers Meet to Discuss Cannabinoid-Based Stroke Therapy
    The Cannabinoid Discussion Group at Temple University met for the second time this semester to review a recent scientific publication from a German Laboratory. The presenter was Zachary Reichenbach, an MD/Ph.D student at Temple, who is currently...
  • Heart Month & Congenital Defect Awareness Week highlight new cardiac treatments
    Heart Month & Congenital Defect Awareness Week highlight new cardiac treatments
    MADISON: February is American Heart Month, and February 7-14 is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. In 2005, according to the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services, more than 34% of all Wisconsin deaths (15,892) were due to Cardiovascular Disease...
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    Synthetic marijuana legal in Minnesota
    Salvia divinorum, a legal hallucinogenic popular in Minnesota smoke shops until its ban took effect on August 1, has been quickly replaced with synthetic marijuana. Marketed as herbal incense and clearly labelled "not for human consumption,...