Monthly Archives: February 2014

Does Marijuana Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

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“I think all we can say safely so far is using low doses of marijuana for prolonged periods of time at some point in your life, possibly when you’re middle-aged to late middle-aged, is probably going […]

Marijuana may fight AIDS/ HIV

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Published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, researchers at Louisiana State University showed that daily doses of THC, marijuana’s main ingredient, have a number of beneficial effects in animal […]

Maine couple uses Medical Marijuana for their toddler

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ACTON (WGME) — An Acton couple is turning to medical marijuana to treat their toddler’s seizures, and sharing their story in hopes of changing opinions, and ultimately, laws.

Addelyn Patrick sleeps as many as 19 […]

Splenda Health Hazards

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The web site www.truthaboutsplenda.com lists a variety of consumer complaints from Splenda consumption, many of which mimic other health conditions. Some of the most commonly reported adverse effects include:

  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Seizures, dizziness, and migraines
  • Blurred […]

Cannabis Can Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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A new study published in the journal Case Reports in Oncology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia

(ALL), a cancer of the […]