Community, Drugs

Stoned drivers are a lot safer than drunk ones, new federal data show

A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, drivers who tested positive for marijuana  were no more likely to crash than who had not used any… Continue reading Stoned drivers are a lot safer than drunk ones, new federal data show

Community, Culture, Drugs, Politics, Science

How Neuroscience Reinforces Racist Drug Policy

A recent neuroscience study from Harvard Medical School claims to have discovered brain differences between people who smoke marijuana and people who do not. Such well-intentioned and seemingly objective science is actually a new chapter in a politicized and bigoted history of drug science in the United States. Different-looking brains tell us literally nothing about… Continue reading How Neuroscience Reinforces Racist Drug Policy

Community, Health

Antibiotics: Killing Off Beneficial Bacteria … for Good?

It’s an accepted concept by now that taking antibiotics in order to quell an infection disrupts the personal microbiome, the population of microorganisms that we all carry around in our guts, and which vastly outnumbers the cells that make up our bodies. That recognition supports our understanding of Clostridium difficile disease — killing the beneficial… Continue reading Antibiotics: Killing Off Beneficial Bacteria … for Good?

Family, Health

Childhood Allergies on the Rise and More Severe

By Beth W. Orenstein Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH If it seems like the number of kids with allergies is increasing, it's not your imagination — and that's why parents need a crash course in allergy preparedness. In fact, not only are more children affected by allergies, but the severity of… Continue reading Childhood Allergies on the Rise and More Severe

Health, Home

Why is my water brown?

When you turn your faucet or shower on and brown water comes out, you know there's something wrong there. Discoloration can range from a light straw yellow color to dark brown. It can be caused by a number of things including: Naturally occurring substances Disturbance of mains deposits Corrosion of service pipes Internal plumbing issues… Continue reading Why is my water brown?

Health

Jacqueline Patterson – How Marijuana Helps Her Cerebral Palsy

A touching video of how Medical Marijuana helped this woman who was born with Cerebral Palsy. Jacqueline Patterson was born with cerebral palsy, a congenital disorder that affects her motor functions. As a result of her condition, she suffers from a severe stutter and major pain and weakness on her right side. This video showcases… Continue reading Jacqueline Patterson – How Marijuana Helps Her Cerebral Palsy

Thought of the Day
Thoughts

Thought of the day 05-04-13

Think about it... What is the common factor in this equation? How do you reduce the issues? By reducing the common factor. Anyway you take it, people are the main factors and to reduce carbon you have to reduce that number. You can reduce the Services per person all you want, population will grow and… Continue reading Thought of the day 05-04-13

Health

Brominated Vegetable Oil: Industry Statements

Below is a statement on behalf of the FDA: "The FDA understands that some consumers may have concerns about brominated vegetable oil (BVO) in food products. Based on its review of the science, the FDA has determined that BVO is safe and presents no health risks at the permitted level of 15 parts per million"… Continue reading Brominated Vegetable Oil: Industry Statements

Corruption, Environmental, Health, Issues, Nature

The Dirtiest Energy you’ve never heard of

Ever heard of fracking? If not, you are not alone. However, be warned: once you learn about this dirty energy you'll become angry, you might become a little frightened, but most of all we hope you'll become involved, because communities across the country are counting on us. So what is fracking, and who is getting… Continue reading The Dirtiest Energy you’ve never heard of

Crime, Culture, Family, Health, Issues, Rights, Thoughts

So stand up – Stand up for them

STOP KILLING THE BABIES No one asks to come into this world and no one deserves to die because of ill actions taken by teens and adults.  Ever notice that everyone that supports abortion was allowed to be born? Notice too that all those that supported slavery were free? Is this the Holocaust of today?… Continue reading So stand up – Stand up for them

Drugs, Government, Health, Issues, Nature

Marijuana a Chronic History

The fight against drug use in America has been going on since the turn of the last century but the term "War on Drugs" only became part of our national dialogue in 1970 when it was first used by President Richard Nixon. The President later formed the DEA and started a push to outlaw drugs… Continue reading Marijuana a Chronic History

Christianity, Health

Your Health 6 – Osteoporosis

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? 6-Osteoporosis. This is a very powerful presentation on educating people on osteoporosis and some the the truths and myths surrounding this very serious disease. Dr. Scales has six presentations on health, lifestyle, causes of diseases, cancer, diabetes and more. This is part… Continue reading Your Health 6 – Osteoporosis

Christianity, Health

Your Health 5 – Diabetes is an Epidemic!

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? 5-Diabetes is an Epidemic! Fast affection everyone personally or someone we know. Many people are learning that type two diabetes can be cured, with commitment and education. This is a very powerful presentation on educating people about diabetes. This is worth knowing… Continue reading Your Health 5 – Diabetes is an Epidemic!

Christianity, Health

Your Health 4 – True Cancer Prevention

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? 4-True Cancer Prevention. This is a very powerful presentation on educating people about how to prevent most cancers and as a Dr. who has battled prostrate cancer, he does take this series very personally. Dr. Scales has six presentations on health, lifestyle,… Continue reading Your Health 4 – True Cancer Prevention

Christianity, Health

Your Health 3 – The Cause of All Diseases

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? Most people would say our health matters very much. But our actions often say the very opposite. "Sometimes our actions don't agree with our words" Why, after so many years, is there so much sickness and diseases? Dr. Scales has six presentations… Continue reading Your Health 3 – The Cause of All Diseases

Christianity, Education, Health

Your Health 2 – THE BRAIN – Is an Organ Too?

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? 2-THE BRAIN - Is an Organ Too?. This is a very powerful presentation on educating people about the brain and how things affect it. We need to take care of our brain. This is worth knowing and what will you do when… Continue reading Your Health 2 – THE BRAIN – Is an Organ Too?

Christianity, Education, Health, Issues

Your Health – Whose Body is it Anyway?

Hope Media, http://hopevideo.com presents Dr. Bobby Scales. Your Health Matters, or does it? 1-Whose Body is it Anyway? Most people would say our health matters very much. But our actions often say the very opposite. "Sometimes our actions don't agree with our words" Why, after so many years, is there so much sickness, obesity, diabetes… Continue reading Your Health – Whose Body is it Anyway?

Culture, Drugs, Education, Environmental, Freedom, Health, Issues, Nature

Bringing It Home

Industrial hemp makes 1,000's of sustainable products and can help farmers, our health, the economy, and the environment. But why can't we grow it in the U.S.? Now raising money to complete production, "Bringing It Home" (www.bringingithomemovie.com) explores the story of hemp: past, present and future and the expanding global industry that is putting money… Continue reading Bringing It Home