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  • 4 Health Risks That May Come From Using Marijuana

    In October 2018, marijuana use became legal in Canada under the Federal Cannabis Act. Consequently, Canada joined Uruguay as the only two countries worldwide that have legalized this drug for medicinal and recreational purposes. More than 3.4 million Canadians aged 15 years and above used marijuana in 2011. The number of users is higher today

  • Getting Your Loved Ones the Care That They Need

    Have you taken responsibility to take for one or more of your loved ones, whether they are family members or simply good friends? Caring for other people can be one of the most generous and meaningful things that you can do with your life, but it can also be very difficult and stressful for the

  • Car Seat Safety

    The statistics on child death in fatal motor vehicle accidents are staggering. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that in 2015, 663 children under the age of twelve were killed in motor vehicle accidents. Further, more than 121,350 children were injured in 2014. The agency goes on to report that more than 618,000

  • VA Shuns Medical Marijuana, Leaving Vets without Resources

    As both medical and recreational marijuana use become legalized among the states, the federal government has kept their stance regarding its use firm. As a result, the Department of Veterans Affairs health system has had to deny veterans access to marijuana as a medicinal resource. In the federal government’s eyes, marijuana is still illegal. According

  • How to Identify Dampness in Your Home

    Do you feel that odd chill in your house or a musty smell that just won’t go away? The issue could be that dampness has crept up your living space. Damp may not be clear to the eyes when it starts occurring. You may not be able to locate either the problem or its source

  • Fatalities Cause Powdered Caffeine Supplements to Be Banned by FDA

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently determined that selling high concentrations of caffeine to consumers in bulk is illegal as the supplement poses a high risk when the recommended dose is exceeded.   Two fatalities have been reported in individuals who were otherwise in good health, even though warning letters were sent to

  • Recognizing the Signs of Addiction

    Whether you or a family member struggle with addiction or addictive behavior, it’s important to know addiction when you see it. Addiction can alter the course of a life forever. Luckily, with some education, you can learn symptoms and possible courses of treatment to ensure that addiction does not get the best of you and

  • Impacts of Herbicide Toxicity on our Health

    It is alarming how few studies have been conducted regarding potential impacts of herbicide toxicity on both human health and the environment. “Herbicides typically receive less criticism and publicity than pesticides do” says Rose Burberry-Martin from Chisholm, Chisholm, and Kilpatrick LTD.  Possibly because of the incorrect perception that herbicides have less of an opportunity to come

  • Five of the Best Treatments for Acne-Prone Skin

    Did you know that over 85% of people age between the ages of 14 and 24 suffer from at least a bout of minor acne, while this common skin problem affects an estimated 50 million Americans? Acne is a skin condition which can have severe physiological effects on your self-confidence and personal image. If you’re