Monthly Archives September 2014

The Top 3 Myths About Medical Marijuana

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Legal medical marijuana is gaining traction internally, and yet widespread misconceptions about medical use of the drug are leaving advocates frustrated.

On Sept. 21, an American TV journalist even quit her job on air—using a choice expletive—after revealing that she is, in fact, the owner of the legal medical marijuana business on which she was reporting.

Here are three misconceptions, along with the real medical facts of marijuana, that the public ought to know have been busted as medical (and in some places, even recreational) cannabis legalization moves forward:

  1. Myth 1: Marijuana Is Addictive
    There are two kinds of addiction: physical and psychological. Physical dependence occurs when a drug alters a person’s body chemistry. Many drugs do this, but it
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Three Tips to Help Choose the Best Spices

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There are a number of reasons to cook with spices: not only do these ingredients add to and improve the flavor of almost any recipe, but all spices originate from plants, giving them access to a number of antibacterial and antiviral properties. Many spices are also high in B-vitamins and trace minerals. For this reason, many people give spices as gifts and also buy spices to use their own kitchens. But how do you choose the best spices to buy? This can be extremely difficult, especially as serious cooks often choose to buy spices online to make up for a lacking local spice market. However, there are a variety of qualities that can help you identify the best spices and seasonings to use in your recipes. Read on to learn how to identify the best spices

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Stay Healthy While You Lose Weight with This Easy Guide to Healthy Dieting

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Would you be surprised to hear that, according to the Today Show, American women have an average of 13 negative thoughts about their bodies each day? In extreme cases, women have up to 100 disparaging thoughts about their bodies each and every day. It’s an unfortunate symptom of our culture.

In hopes of fighting off these thoughts and becoming more confident with themselves, many women turn to juvederm treatments and botox injections to regain their youth and feel just a little bit better about themselves. However, doctors suggest that instead of immediately going to cosmetic procedures, women instead look to healthy weight loss plans to help shrug off this negative body im

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