Herbal supplement kratom is tied to more US deaths

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause …

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause …

When pregnant women take kratom, their babies may suffer

Widely available in health food stores, drugstores and even vending machines without a prescription, the effects of kratom on people who take it are poorly understood. Few studies have been done …

Widely available in health food stores, drugstores and even vending machines without a prescription, the effects of kratom on people who take it are poorly understood. Few studies have been done …

Bad Ass Cannabis Showcases CBD Oil Elixirs at Health and Wellness Event in Orlando

Recent research suggests that CBD oil can relieve pain, reduce anxiety, alleviate cancer-related symptoms, reduce acne, help ease neurological disorders and benefit cardiovascular health. Bad Ass …

Recent research suggests that CBD oil can relieve pain, reduce anxiety, alleviate cancer-related symptoms, reduce acne, help ease neurological disorders and benefit cardiovascular health. Bad Ass …

UB warns pregnant women about the dangers of kratom

Kratom has been growing in popularity among expecting mothers to ease pain, but could result in serious health effects. Doctors at UB’s Jacobs School of Medicine say they usually see pregnant women …

Kratom has been growing in popularity among expecting mothers to ease pain, but could result in serious health effects. Doctors at UB’s Jacobs School of Medicine say they usually see pregnant women …

Alabama Health Officials Report Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Overdoses

As reported by local news source Al.com, multiple public agencies are warning the public to watch out for and avoid synthetic cannabis. The warnings come as health officials and law enforcement in …

As reported by local news source Al.com, multiple public agencies are warning the public to watch out for and avoid synthetic cannabis. The warnings come as health officials and law enforcement in …

Kratom: Castle Rock Deciding What to Do About Controversial Substance

and Eduardo Brambila of the Kratom Trade Association, as well as assorted retailers, Douglas County coroner Jill Romann, the Tri-County Health Department’s Bernadette Albanese and Castle Rock Police …

and Eduardo Brambila of the Kratom Trade Association, as well as assorted retailers, Douglas County coroner Jill Romann, the Tri-County Health Department’s Bernadette Albanese and Castle Rock Police …

FSD Pharma Receives Cannabis Sales License from Health Canada

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FSD Pharma Inc. (CSE:HUGE) (OTCQB:FSDDF) (FRA:0K9) (“FSD” or the “Company”), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. has received its Sale for Medical …

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FSD Pharma Inc. (CSE:HUGE) (OTCQB:FSDDF) (FRA:0K9) (“FSD” or the “Company”), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. has received its Sale for Medical …

Kratom: To opioid users, it’s a miracle; to the FDA, a menace

But inside the administration, officials have continued to push to curb kratom’s availability. In November, STAT News disclosed a memo in which the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA …

But inside the administration, officials have continued to push to curb kratom’s availability. In November, STAT News disclosed a memo in which the Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA …

The Key To A Healthy Diet: Protein And Water

Diets come and go. Advice on water, supplements, energy drinks, and food choices vary like the wind. There are two key principles, however, that have withstood the test of time in our clinic:

Protein and water should make up most of your diet. Here is why. Fats and carbohydrates (sugars) are also essential parts of diets, yet almost everyone gets an excess of both. It takes effort to get protein—but if it is consumed in the morning, protein carries most people through the day’s activities longer than the other choices. It is a protein that builds muscle, provides the longest-lasting energy supply, and helps the immune system resist infection. Protein allows bones to build mass and helps tissues repair injuries.

The hard part is what to reach for when you are hungry between meals. The world is full of fatty fast foods and, worse, sugary ones. The brief high from an immediate sugar fix is both addictive and destructive. Every disease known to man—from tooth decay to fat deposition—has been linked to poor dietary choices. In addition, the gut microbiome adjusts itself to our dietary intake.

Eating fatty foods induces fat deposition while consuming sugar promotes the overgrowth of destructive bacteria—bacteria that communicate to the brain the desire for more sugar. But if you can reach for protein instead, the snack will fuel your efforts—both muscle and brain power.

Water is the ideal beverage. No calories, no sugar, pure taste, and an optimal source of hydration.

Try drinking water as a pre-beverage drink—a full glass of water before a beer or a cocktail. A glass before each meal reduces caloric intake. A glass before bed reduces nighttime dehydration. There are very few athletes who need to replace electrolytes, despite what the advertisements say. Yet there are millions of people who, if they drank water more often, would save untold dollars while improving their performance.

San Francisco Examiner

Maryland legislature gives cannabis execs OK to sell edibles

Academic research — A common complaint among medical cannabis advocates and skeptics alike is the lack of academic evidence supporting claims of marijuana’s health and medical benefits. HB17 seeks to …

Academic research — A common complaint among medical cannabis advocates and skeptics alike is the lack of academic evidence supporting claims of marijuana’s health and medical benefits. HB17 seeks to …