President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

$AYTU Ultraviolet light has been used as a disinfectant in wastewater treatment, hospital rooms and other settings. It also has some medical treatment applications, such as the use of fluorescent lamps to administer controlled doses of UV light to skin lymphoma patients.   UV light works as a disinfectant because it can stop cells from reproducing. No microorganisms have shown […]

Study: Treatment with Interferon-α2b Speeds up Recovery of C-19 coronavirus Patients

Study: Treatment with Interferon-α2b Speeds up Recovery of C-19 coronavirus Patients

Treatment with IFN-α2b was shown for the 1st time to improve virus clearance and decrease levels of inflammatory markers in a cohort of C-19 coronavirus patients. Treatment with antivirals such as interferons may significantly improve virus clearance and reduce levels of inflammatory proteins in COVID-19 patients, according to a new study in Frontiers in Immunology. Researchers […]

The Majority of C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

The Majority of  C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

CDC provisional COVID-19 death counts revised downward to 37,308 on 1 May 2020.https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm While obesity may top the list of co-Morbidities, underlying conditions that make C-19 worse, investigations reveal most C-19 coronavirus patients have more than 1 underlying health issue. A study looking at 5,700 New York City patients found 88% had more than 1 co-Morbidity. Only 6.3% […]

Heart Attacks are Decreasing in This Health Crisis, Why?

Heart Attacks are Decreasing in This Health Crisis, Why?

Well, the likelihood is people that are dying of traditional causes are now getting labeled as COVID-19 coronavirus. Heart attack and stroke teams, always ready to rush in and save lives, are mostly idle in hospitals across the country. Cardiology consultations have shrunk, except those related to Covid-19. In an informal Twitter poll by @angioplastyorg, an online community […]

Remote Healthcare Comes into its Own with President Trump’s Telehealth Program

Remote Healthcare Comes into its Own with President Trump’s Telehealth Program

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Wednesday that the government’s new Telehealth program will allow healthcare providers broadband connectivity and devices that will allow patients to get care they need remotely. “This is a game-changer for American healthcare providers and America’s patients,” Chairman Pai said on TV. He explained that the CARES Act, or the 3rd […]

Big Pharma and the Coronavirus Vaccine

Big Pharma and the Coronavirus Vaccine

$JNJ, $ABT, $GILD, $NVS, $TEVA, $SNY, $RGCN There are currently 548,000 active cases of the coronavirus and over 191,000 closed cases. Of those with outcomes, nearly 156,000 of those infected have recovered, while over 35,000 deaths have been reported. The quickest, most effective solution to this situation is to find a vaccine. Below are some […]

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

$BAYRY Never before have the American People been affected by such a catastrophe, as no war has or will have the effect of a virus such as COVID-19 worldwide.  In essence, the $21-T+ American economy at a standstill with millions of American families wondering how they will survive economically. About 40% live paycheck to paycheck […]

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

Growing CVOIS-19 coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and other states in our nation are laying out for all to see the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who cannot afford to stay home sick. Earlier this year, […]

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

$RACE $FCAU Italy is at the epicenter of the pandemic and its government has embarked on a big expansion of the number of intensive care beds, many of which will require ventilators to keep patients alive by taking over breathing functions. Siare Engineering, Italy’s largest manufacturer of hospital ventilators, has turned to Italian automakers Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Fiat […]

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

Just In: President Trump is signing a Buy American executive order to bring more manufacturing for medical supplies back to the US, shredding China 2025. The essence of the order is to bring all of that home so that the US does not have to worry about foreign dependency. Making and Keeping America Great! President […]

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Nursing homes and other care facilities for the elderly are stockpiling masks and thermometers, preparing for staff shortages and screening visitors to protect their particularly vulnerable population from the coronavirus. In China, where the outbreak began, the disease has been deadlier for the elderly. In Italy, the center of the virus outbreak in the EU, […]

Smoking Marijuana Can Be Hard on One’s Heart

Smoking Marijuana Can Be Hard on One’s Heart

Cardiologists should warn patients about the potential risks of marijuana, including its effects when paired with commonly prescribed cardiovascular medications, according to a report published Monday.  “Our review suggests that smoking marijuana carries many of the same cardiovascular health hazards as smoking tobacco,” said Dr. Muthiah Vaduganathan of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Heart and Vascular […]

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

Opioid Crisis: a Perfect Storm of Poverty, Trauma, Availability and Pain

In a January 2020 article in The Atlantic, “researchers … say opioid addiction looks like the result of a perfect storm of poverty, trauma, availability and pain.” Commenting on some of the research cited in that article, David Powell, senior economist at Rand, told The Atlantic that to produce the most lethal drug epidemic America has […]

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

Antibiotics are Overprescribed Nearly 50% of the Time

When your doctor prescribes an antibiotic, there’s a 43% chance it may not be needed, a new study finds. “While there has been a lot of research looking at inappropriate prescribing, our findings suggest that we still may be underestimating the proportion of prescriptions that are inappropriate,” said lead study author Michael Ray, a researcher […]

US Vs Diabetes

US Vs Diabetes

US adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than they were in Y 2005, a new study finds. Typically, diabetes treatment focuses on controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as no smoking. For the study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers analyzed data on diabetes care in the […]

Tampa Children’s Hospital Holds Their Very Own Prom

Tampa Children’s Hospital Holds Their Very Own Prom

On Friday, May 31, 2019, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital hosted prom night for patients who were unable to attend their own dance due to hospitalization or who, due to chronic or life-threatening conditions, may never get the opportunity. Dozens of patients exchanged their hospital gowns for formal attire to attend the Under the Sea-themed dance held in the […]

Marijuana, the Medicine

Marijuana, the Medicine

$GWPH FLASH: Experts are saying the CBD is the most effective medicine of all time. After securing a landmark approval for the use of its marijuana medicine Epidiolex in two rare forms of epilepsy last year, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) reported impressive clinical trial results Tuesday that could double its addressable market next year. In phase 3 […]

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

FLASH: Pain is a common problem, so much so, deaths from opioid addiction are at an all-time high, killing an estimated 47,600 Americans in Y 2017. As of June 2017, opioids became the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Notably, massage is just one of many alternative pain treatments that can […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Florida battle brews over limiting THC in smokable marijuana, Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get at least a temporary reprieve, Oregon growers get a heads up from regulators, and more. Arizona Arizona Prosecutor Still Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Patients, ACLU Charges. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office under ardent marijuana foe Bill Montgomery is continuing to prosecute medical […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

It is busy in state legislatures, the Michigan Court of Appeals rules against workers’ rights, and more. Arizona Arizona House Committee Approves Bill to Protect Edibles, Extracts. The House Committee on Public Safety voted 5-2 Wednesday to approve HB 2149. The measure would specify that the 2010 voter-approved medical marijuana law also includes any products made […]

Never Ignore Heart Attack Signals Especially When Traveling

Never Ignore Heart Attack Signals Especially When Traveling

FLASH: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of natural death among people who are traveling Do not ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling, keep emergency numbers at hand. That is the main message of a study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Cardiovascular disease is the leading […]

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

FLASH: The Importance of Fasting for Longevity In his book “Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night,” Satchidananda Panda, PhD., cites research showing that 90% of people eat across 12 hours a day or more, and compressing this eating window may in fact be 1 of the most important things […]

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

FLASH: “If Marijuana is a pain reliever so is Jack Daniels and Budweiser” Chronic pain is the #1 reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That is followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published this week in the journal Health Affairs. […]

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Men and Women all know that testosterone is related to strength and musculature. And that as we age, and testosterone levels drop, we become weaker, frailer, and our ability to build muscle tone wains. The Big Q: Is the same true when it comes to mental ability and fortitude, and could “senior moments” and other […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

The battle over medical marijuana in Utah continues, and the battle over medical marijuana in Florida may be ending, and more. Florida Florida Governor-Elect to End Former Governor’s Court Battles Over Medical Marijuana. Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is parting ways with his predecessor, Rick Scott (R), when it comes to medical marijuana. A spokesman […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get a break, New Jersey is set to expand its medical marijuana program, and more. Michigan Michigan Unlicensed Dispensaries Can Stay Open Until Year’s End. Medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to continue operating until at least December 31 as they await state licenses, the Bureau of Medical Marijuana […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update It’s been a whipsaw week for Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries, Oklahoma sees its 1st legal medical marijuana sales, and more. Michigan Michigan Regulators Say More Than 200 Unlicensed Michigan Dispensaries Must Close Down By Wednesday. The state’s Medical Marijuana Licensing Board has approved 14 more dispensary licenses, but some 215 pot businesses that […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arizona’s attorney general backs away from arguing that hash is not medical marijuana The Indiana legislature balks on medical marijuana Missouri medical marijuana initiatives have raised big bucks Arizona Arizona Attorney General Withdraws Arguments Saying Hash Isn’t Medical Marijuana. Citing fears of unintended consequences for patients, Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) on […]

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts $TLRY, $GWPH The US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new path for American researchers who have trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A group of federal lawmakers asks the VA to study medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids, Michigan could loosen up a bit, Ohio sees delays, and more. National Lawmakers Ask VA Secretary to Research Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids. A bi-partisan group of legislators sent a letter last Thursday to Veterans […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oregon drastically reduces the daily purchase limit for patients, Oklahoma continues to try to get its nascent system up and running, and more. Illinois Illinois Governor Signs Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids. Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) on Tuesday signed into law a bill to allow patients to use […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oklahoma continues to struggle with its new medical marijuana program, Utah foes try a novel strategy to block a medical marijuana initiative, and more. Louisiana Louisiana Regulators Weight Raising Limit on Number of Patients Doctors Can Treat. The state Board of Medical Examiners is set to boost the number of medical marijuana […]

People Focus, Pay Attention to Your Eyes

People Focus, Pay Attention to Your Eyes

People Focus, Pay Attention to Your Eyes Today, we turn our gazes to a common medical condition that, if left untreated can lead to blindness. Although more common in older people, anyone can develop dense, cloudy areas that form slowly in the lens of the eye called cataracts. According to the National Eye Institute, “By age […]

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health Some medical experts are now warning that photo-editing tools that make people look more perfect online than in real life may be a health threat. The wave of altered photos on social media is changing perceptions of beauty, and that can trigger a pre-occupation with appearance that leads […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arkansas finally issued some cultivation licenses, Maine legislators override a gubernatorial veto to expand medical marijuana, Michigan adds more qualifying conditions, and more. Arkansas Arkansas Issues Cultivator Licenses. The state Medical Marijuana Commission has awarded cultivation licenses to five medical marijuana businesses. The move comes after an injunction blocking the move was […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The congressional shield for medical marijuana states remains alive, New York announces it will add opioid use as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, and more. National Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Protections. The Senate Appropriations Committee last Thursday approved an amendment that shields legal medical marijuana operations from federal interference. The […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Philly, the City of Brotherly Love gets its 1st dispensary A Florida judge has blocked a state ban on patients smoking medical marijuana Colorado’s governor signs a medical marijuana in school bill, but vetoes a medical marijuana for autism. Colorado Colorado Governor Signs Medical Marijuana at School Bill. Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update There is no joy in Idaho, a California bill to protect patients’ employment rights advances, Utah Democrats endorse medical marijuana, and more. Arkansas Last Friday a week, justices agreed to expedite the medical marijuana licensing case. The state Supreme Court has agreed to speed up its review of a ruling that has […]

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs Americans consume 99% of the hydrocodone sold worldwide and 81% of all oxycodone — approximately 30X more than medically necessary for the population size of the US Between Y 2002 and 2015, opioids killed an estimated 202,600 Americans Overdose cases increased by more than 30% across the US between July 2016 […]

British Study: Stem Cell Transplants Restore 2 Patients’ Vision

British Study: Stem Cell Transplants Restore 2 Patients’ Vision

British Study: British Study: Stem Cell Transplants Restore 2 Patients’ Vision An experimental stem cell therapy restored partial vision to two patients with a common cause of blindness, British doctors reported this week. Embyronic stem cells were converted into patches of eye cells and grown in the lab. The patches were then inserted into the back of […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update State legislatures are in session and things are getting busy on the medical marijuana front, from CBD bills in Iowa to employment protection bills in California. California Last Wednesday, a bill that would provide employment protections for medical marijuana patients was filed. Assemblymen Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) have filed Assembly Bill […]

Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health

Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health

 Workout 2-3X’s Weekly for Good Brain Health According to a new review of the research, there is little evidence that medications improve mild cognitive decline associated with aging, but doctors can recommend exercise with confidence. Researchers reviewed 11,530 studies of so-called MCI (mild cognitive impairment), to see how many older people are affected and which […]

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Thursday, USAG Jeff Sessions Green Lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers. In doing so the US states that allow some form of medical marijuana were placed at risk of a crackdown and are closely watching developments. 46 US states have legalized some form of medical marijuana in recent years, […]

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates

Arthritis Sufferers Much Higher Than Current Estimates Arthritis affects a much higher percentage of the adult population and at a younger age than previously thought. A study  recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology indicates that the number of people suffering from arthritis in the United States has been significantly underestimated, especially among those who are older than […]

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana $LLY, $GWPH The legal status of CBD oil, as a nutritional supplement is being threatened by Big Pharma seeking FDA approval for CBD-containing drugs The cannabinoids in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), interact with the human body by way of naturally-occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in […]

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths

US Patients’ Opioid Overdoses Leading to More ICU Admissions & Deaths $POTN Now more and more patients are Opting for CBD instead of Rx pain medications. A growing number of Americans are needing IC (intensive care) for opioid overdoses and dying after receiving treatment for serious complications, a US study revealed Wednesday. Opioid-related overdose deaths […]

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication $POTN A recent study reveals at 40% of patients who consume high-CBD forms of cannabis stopped using traditional pharmaceutical medications and now use marijuana to treat their symptoms. The survey was conducted by Brightfield Group, a market research firm focused on the legal […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $POTN Commentary: Last Friday, a Justice Department Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions released its report policy reformers and industry insiders worry that the report will link marijuana to violent crime, laying the basis for a crackdown on marijuana users and purveyors. […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update An initiative campaign is getting underway in Utah, Florida’s governor signs medical marijuana implementation into law, and more. Arkansas Monday, the state announced it will begin accepting medical marijuana applications this week. The state Medical Marijuana Commission will begin accepting applications from potential medical marijuana growers and distributors as of this Friday, […]

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction?

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction?

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction? $ENDP Last Thursday, the FDA took an unprecedented step in an attempt to curb America’s opioid abuse crisis, but that does not yet mean that medical grade marijuana will be more seriously considered as an alternative to the highly addictive and deadly heroin like Rx drugs. […]

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies

Stem Cell Therapy: Repair and Regenerate Our Bodies $USRM Stem Cells 101: The primary purpose of stem cells is to maintain, heal and regenerate tissues wherever they reside in the body. This is a continuous process that occurs inside the body throughout life. If we did not have stem cells, our lifespan would be about […]

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification

The Keys to Cancer Prevention: Diet & Detoxification Optimizing our body’s ability to burn fat as its primary fuel by eating a ketogenic diet and/or fasting is a foundational aspect of cancer prevention and treatment. Detoxification is a Key component as outlined in Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy’s book, “The Cancer Revolution: A Groundbreaking Program to […]

Stem Cells 101, the Value Proposition

Stem Cells 101, the Value Proposition

Stem Cells 101, the Value Proposition The Key purpose of stem cells is to maintain, heal and regenerate tissues wherever they reside in our body. This is a continuous process that occurs inside the human body throughout its life. If we did not have stem cells, our lifespan would be about 1 hour, because there […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Open enrollment is now underway for Maryland patients, regulatory bills are advancing in Florida and Montana, and more. Florida Last Monday, a medical marijuana regulation bill won a House committee vote. The House Health and Human Services Committee approved House Bill 1397, which aims to regulate the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana system. […]

US Marijuana Advocates are Preparing for the Worst

US Marijuana Advocates are Preparing for the Worst

US Marijuana Advocates are Preparing for the Worst The threat of stricter marijuana enforcement by The Trump Administration has legal cannabis advocates on edge, and preparing for a “worst-case scenario”. “It’s definitely an interesting time. We are nervous,” Beth Collins, senior director of government relations with Americans for Safe Access (ASA) said in a TV […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A new study suggests that medical marijuana can reduce opioid abuse, Arkansas and Florida continue to grapple with addressing voter-approved medical marijuana laws, and more.  National Last Monday a new study found that legalized medical marijuana could help curb opiod abuse. A new study reported in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence […]

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer Mixing opioid painkillers with Rx anxiety and sleep medications is “music” for a “dance with death” aka overdose, a new US study shows. Of all fatal overdoses from narcotic meds, nearly 30% also involved benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, Klonopin and Valium, the researchers said. “It’s not […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A package of implementation bills is moving in Arkansas, Florida Republicans use an implementation bill to try to impose restrictions on the voter-approved medical marijuana law, and more. Arkansas Last Thursday, A package of “fix” bills were moving. The Senate sent two medical marijuana bills to the governor’s desk, while the House […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The North Dakota legislature continues to muck about with the state’s new voter-approved medical marijuana law, North Carolina sees a full-fledged medical marijuana bill introduced, and more.  Iowa Last Thursday, a CBD expansion bill stalled. A bill that could have expanded the use of CBD cannabis oil ran into a brick wall […]

President Trump Vows to Win Drug War, Does Not Mention Marijuana

President Trump Vows to Win Drug War, Does Not Mention Marijuana

President Trump Vows to Win Drug War, Does Not Mention Marijuana $SLTK, $GWPH, Southern California company, Solis Tech, Inc (OTCMKT:SLTK), focused on the efficient indoor growing of Medical Marijuana  The next big brain cancer drug may come from Medical Marijuana In his address to Congress Tuesday night, President Trump echoed Ronald Reagan, as he vowed […]

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health “Let food be thy Medicine.”–Hippocrates, the founder of modern Medicine, meaning Eat Real Food Most medical schools in the United States do not teach nutrition. Several programs are now addressing this shortcoming by including cooking classes in their curriculum. The hope is that by teaching […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arkansas legislators are trying to ban medical marijuana smoking and edibles, a new Florida bill seeks to revamp that state’s medical marijuana system, and more.  Arkansas On January 25,a lawmaker filed a bill to ignore the voters’ will until federal law changes State Sen. Jason Rapert (R-District 18) filed a bill that […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Illinois Treasurer asks President Donald Trump for clarity on banking for the medical cannabis industry, North Dakota legislators work to ensure workers’ compensation will not pay for medical marijuana for injured employees, and more. Arkansas On Monday, Athe legislature approved changes to the state’s new medical marijuana law. With the state […]

Medical Marijuana: Germany’s Lawmakers Backs Patient Rx’s

Medical Marijuana: Germany’s Lawmakers Backs Patient Rx’s

Medical Marijuana: Germany’s Lawmakers Said to Backs Patient Rx’s German lawmakers have approved legislation that will allow some patients to get Cannabis as a Rx-only medication. Parliament’s lower house passed the bill unanimously last Thursday. The vote clears the way for the law to take effect in March. Germany’s Health Minister Hermann Groehe stressed the […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana bills are popping up all over the place, a federal bill to protect medical marijuana businesses from asset forfeiture has been filed, and more.  National Last Thursday, a federal bill to protect medical marijuana businesses from asset forfeiture was filed. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) filed House Resolution 331, which would […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arkansas and Florida start moving toward voter-approved medical marijuana systems, Massachusetts activists push for greater patient access, and more.  Arkansas Last Friday, a lawmaker filed medical marijuana implementation bills. State Rep. Douglas House (R-North Little Rock) has filed a pair of bills aimed at the state’s new medical marijuana law. House Bill […]

Legal Medical Marijuana Promises Florida Billions in Revenue

Legal Medical Marijuana Promises Florida Billions in Revenue

Legal Medical Marijuana Promises Florida Billions in Revenue Tuesday, laws legalizing Medical Marijuana went into effect in Florida, promising enormous sales in the State and a possible alternative to addictive Rx opioids for patients. Patients seeking Marijuana to treat a variety of conditions can officially get Medical Marijuana legally through participating doctors and dispensaries in […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A study finds medical marijuana associated with a decline in traffic fatalities, the Arizona courts stick up for medical marijuana, changes in state law will have impacts in Colorado and Oregon, and more. National Last Monday, a study found that states with medical marijuana laws see a decline in traffic deaths. A […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Montana’s dispensaries are coming back to life, Michigan’s medical marijuana fees have been funding aggressive anti-marijuana law enforcement, and more.  Arkansas On Monday, members of the state’s new medical marijuana commission were sworn in. In the first meeting of a commission established to create a state medical marijuana system after voters approved […]

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident Today, more Americans use RX opioids than smoke cigarettes. Opiates such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine also kill more Americans than automobile accidents annually. Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, lied to doctors and patients, convincing them that OxyContin, a narcotic pain killer was safe and non-addictive […]

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients

Caffeine Not Tied to Irregular Heartbeats in Heart Failure Patients Contrary to conventional thinking, drinking high doses of caffeine might not cause the heart to beat irregularly in heart failure patients, a study showed Monday. The relationship between caffeine consumption and the triggering of arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats, has been explored for decades but remains […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update With all eyes on the November elections, it is quiet on the medical marijuana front. Minors get admitted to the program in Connecticut, and, speaking of the elections, we have news from Florida.  Connecticut Last Thursday, minors became eligible to qualify for medical marijuana. Under changes in the state’s medical marijuana system […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Chelsea Clinton retracts an errant statement, a California bill creating a “Micro Farm” license for Ma-and-Pa growers is signed into law, Massachusetts moves toward being more patient-friendly, and more. National Last Thursday, a spokesman conceded that Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” about the risk of marijuana fatalities. Chelsea Clinton “misspoke” when she suggested that […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A federal appeals court upholds the ban on Gun sales to Medical Marijuana patients, Arkansans will have 2 Medical Marijuana initiatives on the ballot, Oklahoman’s will likely have none, and more.  Arkansas Last Thursday, a second medical marijuana initiative was okayed for the ballot. The state already has one medical marijuana initiative […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The federal courts reminded the US Justice Department (DOJ) that Congress passed a law barring it from using federal funds to go after state-legal medical cannabis operations, Maryland takes a step toward getting its industry up and running, California balks at a MM grower tax, and more. National Tuesday, a federal appeals […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The DEA again rejects marijuana rescheduling, a North Dakota initiative makes the ballot, a South Dakota one doesn’t, a Missouri one hangs on by a thread, and more. National Thursday, DEA again refused to reschedule marijuana. The DEA today again refused to reschedule marijuana, arguing that its therapeutic value has not been […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A 2nd Arkansas medical marijuana initiative is still alive (one has already qualified for the ballot), Boston gets its 1st dispensary, Minnesota chronic pain patients now qualify for medical cannabis, and more.  ArkansasLast Friday, a medical marijuana got more time to gather signatures. Arkansans United for Medical Marijuana, the group behind the […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Some US senators take the 1st step on medical marijuana, a California cannabis-growing county approves a massive cannabis growing farm, Montanans will have the chance to reinstate their medical cannabis system in November, and more.  National Last Friday, a CBD research bill was filed in the Senate. Four members of the Senate […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Republican platform committee rejects medical marijuana, medical marijuana research issues get a hearing in the Senate, Arkansas will vote on at least one medical marijuana initiative this Fall — maybe 2 — and more. NationalOn Monday, the GOP rejected a medical marijuana platform plank. Republican delegates meeting Monday in Cleveland ahead […]

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st” A digital shift in healthcare has paved the way for advances in automation, AI (artificial intelligence) and even surgical robots. Whether using a virtual human to capture patient intake data or sensors to monitor symptoms, digital technology is driving the industry forward. But concern exists that this technology […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update This was a quiet week on the medical marijuana front, but a couple of important changes happened on 1 July. Hawaii  On Tuesday, a new report said dispensaries will generate millions for the state. The Aloha State finally got around to allowing dispensaries to operate this year, and now a report from […]