CBD Case Studies

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. —— Author: Steven Laviolette, Professor in the departments of Anatomy Cell Biology and Psychiatry, Western University Canada currently finds itself at the intersection of two historic […]

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Doctors and nurses often decry paperwork, and for good reason: Some spend almost half their working hours inputting information into the electronic health record, and many say the constant barrage of paperwork causes frustration and burnout. So I wasn’t surprised when I asked the medical director of a Baltimore clinic when he manages to complete […]

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To the editor: Many CBD retailers were taken by surprise when the New York City Department of Health suddenly announced a ban on foods containing CBD (“CBD-laced food and drinks banned by Health Department“). We were, too. But we welcome these regulations, which were issued because the department wants to protect consumers from potentially dangerous […]

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The National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), have announced the creation of a committee to explore the potential of alternative pain management treatments, including the use of medical cannabis. “Very historic and proud day for league and NFLPA to partner together on this,” said NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills. […]

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Life in the camps Hulton Archive/Getty Images Circa 1943: Aerial view of a Japanese American relocation center in Amache, Colorado, during World War II. Each family was provided with a space 20 by 25 ft. The barracks were set in blocks and each block was provided with a community bath house and mess hall. For […]

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After two decades spent working as a cancer and HIV/AIDS researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School and another 12 years heading a biotech company, I started a foundation in 2007 to identify and write about best practices in global health care, and then to find people who wanted to apply these […]

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As you may know, I was the founder and CEO of the Meridian Consulting Group. We had a retail consulting division and were responsible for projects like the “CVS store of the future” (CVS was the client, thank you Larry Zigarelli), or the reinvention of Walmart Skincare (special thanks to Pat Peters from Unilever, who […]

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While glaucoma has been the butt of many well-intentioned, wink-wink weed jokes for decades, the disease is quit serious. In fact, glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in people above sixty. Glaucoma is insidious as well. Abnormally high pressure in your eyes gradually damage the optic nerve. Vision loss is subtle until it reaches […]

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Depth is all about discovering a new dimension. When you add width to length and height, you create volume, which just happens to be a synonym for “book.” I’ve just finished Eric Topol’s latest tome, “Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again,” and was fascinated by its multidimensional narrative. Although artificial intelligence […]

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If spiders get high on marijuana, would the webs they weave become more intricate? More creative? More artistic? Or would it become a sloppy mess?     Believe it or not, scientists have been conducting studies on spiders and intoxicants dating back to 1948, when a German zoologist and a German pharmacologist teamed up to study […]

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