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  • Standards Issued for the Medical Cannabis Industry
    Standards Issued for the Medical Cannabis Industry
    SB3 is Pennsylvania's medical Cannabis bill and it refers to the AHP Cannabis monograph for safety and handling requirementsOver the last 5-8 years medical cannabis distribution has moved from mostly private member collectives to...
  • Diabetes update: A growing epidemic
    Diabetes update: A growing epidemic
    Diabetes (also known as Diabetes Mellitus) is a chronic disease state, in which the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or the body does not effectively utilize the insulin being produced. The result of such events is that an increased...
  • Messages of light
    Messages of light
    Do you think the world is full of mostly bad people or good individuals? I was recently talking to an elderly person who told me she believes the world to be primarily bad. She is someone who stays home most of the time, lives alone, has a gun for...
  • Bacteria can be present in foods that appear to be safe.
    Ways to reduce food-related illness at Super Bowl parties
    Pizza, wings, burgers, chips, cookies, and even veggie trays will be served across America in celebration of the Super Bowl, making Super Bowl Sunday the second biggest eating day of the year next to Thanksgiving. Celebrating the big game with...
  • Music Therapy For Anxiety In Children
    Music Therapy For Anxiety In Children
    Let The Music Do The Talking: Musical Therapy As An Outlet For Anxiety In ChildrenIf you look up the definition of music you will find it described as "vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form...
  • Official certified seal for non GMO products
    How safe are genetically modified organisms really?
    Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) which are sometimes referred to as transgenic organisms,are the result of a complex laboratory procedure known as Genetic EngineeringGE); whereby genes belonging to one species are extracted and transplanted...
  • Toddlers need their measles immunization
    Measles continues to spread in United States
    With the release of the Jan. 30 data from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the statewide total of measles cases has reached 91. Both the number of cases linked to Disney exposures and those not linked have increased. Disney...
  • food
    Food events in New Jersey for February 2015
    1.Feb 02, 09, 16, 23 Meatless MondaysTime: 6 pmLocation: Location: Novita Bistro & Lounge, 25 New Street, Metuchen, NJIf you are a vegetarian this is for all veggie lovers. Come enjoy a four course vegetarian prix fixe menu, available for...
  • Worry Vortex
    What if's
    Are you stuck in a “what if” cycle in your life? Does the fear of the unknown block any or all possibility for opportunity? How about the worst-case scenario worry frenzy, isn’t it causing unnecessary stress? If your mind is...
  • Healthy heart tips from UCLA cardiologists
    Healthy heart tips from UCLA cardiologists
    February is noted for Valentine’s Day and is also designated American Heart Month. Thus, the expert cardiologists from the UCLA Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program have provided a valentine for your heart in the form of a...
  • Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares her and her family’s roller coaster ride as they fight for their son’s life as he battles the fight of his life with epilepsy
    "Out of the Bubble,” an amazing memoir that shares the fight of her life
    When your child is diagnosed with epilepsy, the world seems as if it has been knocked off its axis and suddenly the materialistic or the small things in life that you thought were once important no longer have any significance. You go from...
  • Optometrist and Patient
    Cataracts: Causes and Symptoms
    Most of us have heard the term cataract. We know it involves the eyes and left untreated it can lead to blindness. But do you really know what a cataract is and what the signs and symptoms of cataracts are?The term cataract means the clouding of...
  • Enjoy the game, but remember to follow these health tips.
    Three tips for a healthy Super Bowl Sunday
    Super Bowl Sunday is a time of celebration, especially for fans of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. The excitement of the game and celebrations with friends and family make it easy to forget the implications of what you are eating...
  • Using Evernote: A Review
    Using the productivity skills tool Evernote: A review
    Being productive requires the skill set to break down a goal into component parts that must be there to reach that goal and then create the actionable steps required to complete those component parts of reaching that goal.If I want to lose 10...
  • Nutritious food
    Diet and nutrition should be stressed in mental health care
    There has been a growing awareness for decades that good nutrition is essential for mental health. However psychiatrists have not been emphasizing nutritional considerations into their treatment plans. The University of Melbourne reported on Jan....