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The Good News And Bad News Of Cannabis-Infused Drinks

Former Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis, who trained by running with tractor tires strapped to his waist and all that, has an easy marketing hook for his new cannabis 'athletic recovery' drink; if I am wrong, then why do I have two Super Bowl rings and a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame?(1) It sounds ridiculous when it's so on-the-nose, but that kind of strategy is common because it...

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Could A Vaccine Help Stop The Fentanyl Crisis?

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis of five years of death certificates (2011-2016) found that among drug overdose deaths 29 percent were due to fentanyl by 2016, a huge leap from 4 percent in 2011, when oxycodone was most dangerous at 13 percent.read...

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Could A Vaccine Help Stop The Fentanyl Crisis?

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis of five years of death certificates (2011-2016) found that among drug overdose deaths 29 percent were due to fentanyl by 2016, a huge leap from 4 percent in 2011, when oxycodone was most dangerous at 13 percent.read...

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Baby Boomers Unbound: Marijuana Surges In The Elderly

Baby Boomers Unbound: Marijuana Surges In The Elderly

When the oddly-named Baby Boom generation (the "boom" happened in 1946, after soldiers returned from World War II, it wasn't an entire generation) were young, it was the age of "Reefer Madness", with kids involved in manslaughter, suicide, and a whole bunch else thanks to marijuana. read...

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Cold-fX Works As Well As Homeopathy Or Any Other Placebo – And Valeant May Lose A Lot Money Denying That

Cold-fX Works As Well As Homeopathy Or Any Other Placebo – And Valeant May Lose A Lot Money Denying That

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is in the British Columbia Supreme Court hoping to avoid lawsuit class-action status for ignoring their own scientists and claiming the popular "cold and flu remedy" Cold-fX actually works for cold and flu. read...

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I Don’t Use The Term ‘Miracle’ Very Often, But…

This isn't the Dr. Oz show or some nutrition site selling Vitamin D supplements or whatever the big Superfood/Miracle Vegetable craze is this week, 'miracle' is a bit of a dirty word in science. But when it fits, you have to use it.And Hepatitis C may have gotten its miracle. It's not well known, Hepatitis C does not have the PR of diseases like AIDS, but 3 million people have it, many of...

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