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Will Cannabis Help Leg Pain In Diabetes Patients?
Philip Ghezelbash September 9, 2019

Will Cannabis Help Leg Pain In Diabetes Patients?

Neuropathic pain is common to diabetics and is often treatment-resistant. Patients with diabetes often…

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Can Cannabis Support Chemo Treatments?
Philip Ghezelbash August 16, 2019

Can Cannabis Support Chemo Treatments?

These are the ways that cannabis may help manage the side effects of chemo…

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Is Cannabis Safe For Older Adults?
Matt Weeks August 15, 2019

Is Cannabis Safe For Older Adults?

Cannabis medicine is growing in popularity with senior populations. This is a good thing….

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Top Five Reasons Why Older Adults are Trying Cannabis
Philip Ghezelbash August 12, 2019

Top Five Reasons Why Older Adults are Trying Cannabis

Senior medicine is embracing cannabis in higher numbers than any other demographic. The stereotypical…

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Study Says Cannabis Could be Keeping Seniors Working Longer?
Matt Weeks August 7, 2019

Study Says Cannabis Could be Keeping Seniors Working Longer?

The average retirement age is steadily increasing, and with legalization, this is going higher….

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Can Your Reduce Your Prescriptions by Choosing Cannabis?
Matt Weeks July 27, 2019

Can Your Reduce Your Prescriptions by Choosing Cannabis?

Instead of ten pharmaceuticals that treat the emerging side effects of the pill before,…

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How THC Interacts With The Circadian Rhythm And Impacts Aging
Dragana Komnenov PhD July 22, 2019

How THC Interacts With The Circadian Rhythm And Impacts Aging

Older adults are more likely to experience circadian rhythm disruptions and increased sleep problems. …

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Cannabis May Improve Quality of Life for Parkinson's Patients
Jessica McKeil July 8, 2019

Cannabis May Improve Quality of Life for Parkinson's Patients

The progression of Parkinson’s stages can be unpredictable and place a huge economic burden…

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Seniors and Cannabis: How We Are Failing Our Elders
Matt Weeks June 21, 2019

Seniors and Cannabis: How We Are Failing Our Elders

Seniors are going to physicians to get cannabis medicine and coming out empty-handed. There’s…

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Study Looks at Cannabis for Agitation and Violence in Dementia Patients
Matt Weeks May 30, 2019

Study Looks at Cannabis for Agitation and Violence in Dementia Patients

Neurodegenerative disease is a healthcare crisis for an aging population. Can THC slow or…

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Is Cannabis Really a Good Idea for Glaucoma?
Jessica McKeil May 15, 2019

Is Cannabis Really a Good Idea for Glaucoma?

Increased eye pressure is a hallmark symptom of eye disease, and cannabis may make…

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Pre-Clinical Study Shows Cannabis May Help Bones Heal
Jessica McKeil May 14, 2019

Pre-Clinical Study Shows Cannabis May Help Bones Heal

Healing bones seems like the least likely benefit for medical cannabis, yet here we…

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The Facts On THC and Dementia
Matt Weeks May 6, 2019

The Facts On THC and Dementia

Is it true that a ‘bud a day’ keeps Alzheimer’s away?  Cannabis may hold…

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Alzheimer's and CBD: Is There a Connection?
Dragana Komnenov PhD April 26, 2019

Alzheimer's and CBD: Is There a Connection?

CBD may act as an anti-inflammatory and neuroprotectant. That means Alzheimer’s and CBD could…

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Study Looks At Cannabis For End of Life Care
Branna Z. April 1, 2019

Study Looks At Cannabis For End of Life Care

Seventy percent of patients in end of life care report improved quality of life…

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Researchers Probe Whether Cannabis Reduces Aging in the Brain
Jessica McKeil March 21, 2019

Researchers Probe Whether Cannabis Reduces Aging in the Brain

Tommy Chong and Willie Nelson swear cannabis keeps them young. What does science say…

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