Public relations whiz Rosie Mattio rises at 5:30am most days of the week. It’s a little window of peace before her four daughters wake up and she’s off and running. When she’s not getting the kids ready for school, preparing meals or shuttling them to activities, she’s representing some of the biggest brands in legal […]Read More Moms Break The Stigma Of Working In Weed
Relaxation, clarity of mind, stress relief: these benefits are closely associated with both marijuana use and meditation. It’s no surprise, then, that many people believe meditation and marijuana is a brilliant combination when it comes to managing mental health, aiding relaxation and enhancing general well-being. Marissa, a yoga teacher and trauma counselor, says that a […]Read More Meditation and Marijuana: Is It The Perfect Match?
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is a step closer to becoming the latest state to allow the legalization of marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients. The Senate Medical Affairs Committee on Thursday approved a measure approving the use of medical marijuana. It now goes to the full Senate, although its chances of passage before […]Read More South Carolina is coming closer to legalizing medical marijuana.
Several of the U.S.’s most prominent veterans advocacy organizations are stepping up the push for medical marijuana. During two hearings on Capitol Hill this week, leaders of veterans service groups called on Congress to force the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to do more to provide access to and conduct research on medical cannabis. […]Read More How veteran’s groups strive for better availability and more research into medical marijuana.
Archaeologists say they may have discovered one of the earliest examples of a ‘crayon’ — possibly used by our ancestors 10,000 years ago for applying color to their animal skins or for artwork. Read Article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180126095323.htmRead More Archaeologists say they may have discovered one of the earliest examples of a ‘crayon’
Scientists in Finland have shown that sauna bathing is associated with a variety of health benefits. Using an experimental setting this time, the research group now investigated the physiological mechanisms through which the heat exposure of sauna may influence a person’s health. Their latest study with 100 test subjects shows that taking a sauna bath […]Read More Scientists uncover why sauna bathing is good for your health
This week, Vermont and New Hampshire moved to legalize cannabis for adult use, signifying a major step in states’ acceptance of the plant along the East Coast, and in their opposition to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ tenacious stance. In New York, where legislators have largely left drug laws unchanged since the ’70s, and where marijuana arrest rates continue to lead the nation, a panel of lawmakers will […]Read More Will New York Finally Consider Legalizing Cannabis This Week?
Among critics of the federal prohibition of marijuana — a diverse and bipartisan group that includes both criminal justice reform advocates and Big Alcohol — the American Legion and its allies stand out. For more than a year, the stalwart veterans group has been working to reframe the debate as a question of not only […]Read More How veterans groups are advocating for medical marijuana to treat PTSD.
Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. Here’s what science says about some of them: FLOWER POWER Poinsettias, those showy holiday plants with red and green foliage, are not nearly as harmful […]Read More The Truth About Some Common Holiday Myths:
For the past five years, Chris Grady has been drawing his experiences as a dad and sharing them in a web comic called Lunarbaboon. Grady has a 7-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter. His comic offers a humorous take on classic parenting struggles, from noisy toys to toddler tantrums. Many of his drawings, however, also feature more […]Read More Dad’s Sweet Comics Promote Empathy, Tolerance And Love