Medical Marijuana Benefits

Medical Marijuana Benefits

Everyone has heard the pleas for medical marijuana because of its reported ability to alleviate pain and the side effects of treatments such as chemotherapy. Our governments, local, state and federal, must separate themselves from religious doctrine and falsehoods spread by those who benefit from the ‘war on drugs’ and learn compassion for those who […]

Antibiotic Resistance and Farmers

Antibiotic Resistance and Farmers

Colorado State University is performing a study which will attempt to unveil whether increasing antibiotic resistance by humans is related to farming practices. Scientists believe that the rise of ‘superbugs’ may directly attributable to the practice of giving antibiotics to livestock. These superbugs defy traditional treatments and are immune to many antibiotics. There will be […]

Good News for Diabetics

Good News for Diabetics

Every day diabetics experience an irritating ritual which is slightly painful. Glucose levels must be checked after meals, and possibly several other times; and to accomplish that a blood sample must be taken. It happens through the process of inserting a spring-loaded needle into the end of a finger. This process may soon be a […]

Should You Get a Flu Shot?

Should You Get a Flu Shot?

The flu season is upon us, and it has been especially vicious this year. But that is not the worst news. The CDC says that this year’s infection is widespread, but declares that available vaccine is only 23 percent effective. Forty-six states are reporting heavy outbreaks of influenza. The current strain is H3N2 Influenza A. […]

Another Obamacare Lie Debunked

Another Obamacare Lie Debunked

Republicans continue to denounce the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. When it became law four years ago, the GOP made several statements claiming harmful results. The said that there would be ‘death panels;’ insurance companies would decide who would receive critical. They claimed it would be a takeover of the insurance industry by […]

Women’s Health and Safety a Major Issue in 2015

Women’s Health and Safety a Major Issue in 2015

Events of 2014 will place women’s issues back to the forefront in 2015. Women believe more than ever that they are the victims of intentional acts by misogynistic men; issues of women’s health and safety will be the major issues this year, and will greatly affect the general election in 2016. In 1973 the feminist […]