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Cannabis May Be Best Treatment For Fibromyalgia, Survey Finds

A new survey from the National Pain Foundation suggests medical marijuana may top currently available pharmaceuticals for treating fibromyalgia. The survey, conducted online, asked more than 1,300 patients with the chronic pain disorder to rate the effectiveness of treatments that they’ve tried. Medical marijuana was compared with the only three drugs approved by the FDA for...

Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds

Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis sale and use, opioid-related deaths decreased more than 6% in the following 2 years,” write authors Melvin D. Livingston, Tracey E. Barnett, Chris Delcher and...

Having A High IQ Puts You More At Risk Of Mental Illness, Study Finds

By James Felton If you look at television shows featuring a genius you very quickly see a pattern emerge. Hugh Laurie's TV-doctor, House, is a medical genius but struggles with severe depression as well as a messiah complex. Sherlock Holmes can solve any case, but has many addictions and may just be a sociopath. Countless TV shows, films, and books all peddle the...

Fentanyl Is Now The Leading Cause Of US Overdose Deaths

Deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids killed more than 20,000 people in 2016, doubling the previous year's rate, CDC data show. Fentanyl and other synthetic opioid painkillers are now the leading cause of overdose deaths nationwide, killing more than 20,000 people last year, according to provisional CDC data. "Shocking numbers," epidemiologist Daniel Ciccarone of the University...

WHY TURMERIC IS THE “PERFECT PAINKILLER” AND FIGHTS INFLAMMATION

  Turmeric has been proven to reduce or eliminate pain better than leading prescription medications.  A 2004 study published in the journal Oncogene  found that components of turmeric were effective alternatives to the drugs aspirin, ibuprofen, sulindac, phenylbutazone, naproxen and diclofenac, to name a few. The reason is because turmeric doesn’t just fight pain and inflammation, it does so much...