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Month: December 2014

Three Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Medicinal Marijuana

December 31, 2014

We’ve all heard the debates about legalizing marijuana, but it’s important to remember that there is a difference between medicinal marijuana and other debates. Medicinal marijuana is the use of marijuana to treat medical conditions and symptoms, and here are three things you probably didn’t know about it. 1. The Approval Rating Since the use […]

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What You Need to Know About Laser Hair Restoration

December 31, 2014

When the words “laser” and “hair” are paired together, they’re usually followed by “removal.” But quite a bit of evidence actually shows that lasers can be used to promote hair regrowth in patients suffering from hair loss. This laser hair growth stimulation, often referred to as LLLT or low level laser therapy, is a fairly […]

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What You Need to Know About Laser Hair Restoration

December 30, 2014

When the words “laser” and “hair” are paired together, they’re usually followed by “removal.” But quite a bit of evidence actually shows that lasers can be used to promote hair regrowth in patients suffering from hair loss. This laser hair growth stimulation, often referred to as LLLT or low level laser therapy, is a fairly […]

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Many Rivers to Cross The Fight to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana

December 29, 2014

The United States is currently at odds over the legalization of medical marijuana. While the use of recreational marijuana is a hotly contested topic, the use of medicinal marijuana is perhaps even more of an issue. Patients who claim cannabis helps them manage — or even heal — their chronic illnesses feel the government’s war […]

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A Long Road to VA Acceptance for Medical Marijuana

December 26, 2014

After returning from war in foreign countries, veterans are waging a war of their against the United States government over a plant. Not just any plant, however: medicinal marijuana. Combat soldiers and veterans diagnosed and stricken with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are prescribed a cocktail of potent drugs in order to manage their symptoms, including […]

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ER Physicians Urge Patients to Seek the Appropriate Care for Holiday Injuries

December 26, 2014

Once frowned down upon and regarded as “doc-in-box” clinics, urgent care centers have now become an integral part of the American health care system, so much so that it’s difficult — if not painful — to imagine what life was like without them. Though the urgent care movement began nearly forty years ago during the […]

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The Important Message Our Body Sends That We Ignore

December 25, 2014

“You have injuries that bother you when you’re not playing. When that horn blows, you don’t feel it.” said a professional athlete in regards to playing through pain during his basketball season. That may be a great plan for him but if we are being honest, our bodies experience pain as a way of signaling […]

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The Three Weirdest Facts About Medical Marijuana That No Doctor Will Tell You

December 24, 2014

Medical marijuana legalization is spreading across the country faster than you can say the words “medical marijuana.” With 23 states and counting currently authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes, more Americans than ever are learning about the benefits and advantages that marijuana can offer to people with serious health conditions. But marijuana also […]

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Three Health Ailments and Conditions You Didn’t Know Marijuana Could Treat

December 24, 2014

It may not be monitored or regulated like other FDA-approved medicines, but the medicinal benefits of marijuana have proven to be far-reaching and great in number. From muscle spasticity to depression and anxiety, there are few health conditions that medicinal marijuana can’t at least reduce in severity. That’s why more Americans than ever before in […]

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8 Tips for Eye Health

December 24, 2014

Maintaining the health of your eyes is important to your overall health, and getting regular checkups at the optometrist can help prevent common eye disorders. Each human eye weighs only a quarter of an ounce, and this small body part is the key to how we perceive the world. If you want to keep your […]

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