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Media Ignored Expert’s Shocking Findings That Marijuana Helps Prevent Lung Cancer: Now It’s Med-School Material | Alternet

July 28th, 2017 No comments

You’d think it would have been very big news in the spring of 2005 when Donald Tashkin, a professor of pulmonology at UCLA’s David Geffin School of Medicine, revealed at a conference that components of marijuana smoke, although they damage cells in respiratory tissue, somehow prevent them from becoming malignant. But headlines announcing “Pot Doesn’t Cause Cancer” did not ensue.

Source: Media Ignored Expert’s Shocking Findings That Marijuana Helps Prevent Lung Cancer: Now It’s Med-School Material | Alternet

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Smoking marijuana won’t give you lung cancer – The Globe and Mail

July 28th, 2017 No comments
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How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging | TIME.com

July 28th, 2017 No comments

Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other degenerative brain diseases.

Source: How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging | TIME.com

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Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked to Later Health Problems

July 25th, 2017 No comments

Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma.

Source: Teen Marijuana Use Not Linked to Later Health Problems

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For Coffee Drinkers, the Buzz May Be in Your Genes – The New York Times

July 19th, 2017 No comments
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Don’t sugarcoat this. Trump just called for 32 million people to lose health coverage. – The Washington Post

June 30th, 2017 No comments

In this sense, Trump’s tweet is actually kind of useful. It reveals once again that Republicans have been running a massive scam on Obamacare for years. They constantly fulminated for repeal, and voted repeatedly for it, in the full knowledge that President Barack Obama would veto it and that they would not face the consequences of their rhetoric and vote. The promise of unspecified replacements allowed Republicans to claim they would act to make sure millions didn’t lose coverage, without saying how. But n

Source: Don’t sugarcoat this. Trump just called for 32 million people to lose health coverage. – The Washington Post

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Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy.

June 17th, 2017 No comments

“We advise against the use of coconut oil,” the American Heart Association says in a new report.

Source: Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy.

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Dave Barry: A journey into my colon — and yours | Miami Herald

June 16th, 2017 No comments

(This Dave Barry column was originally published Feb. 22, 2008.)

Source: Dave Barry: A journey into my colon — and yours | Miami Herald

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5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics’ blood sugar | New Scientist

June 15th, 2017 No comments

5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics’ blood sugar

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Republicans Raised Your Health Care Premiums, Not Obamacare | Policy Dose | US News

May 31st, 2017 No comments
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