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A SIMPLE FIX FOR EVERYTHING?

Managing your body’s immune response is key to increase disease resistance as we age You may be inconvenienced by a mild fever or a creaky joint. More worrisome words to hear are cancer, heart disease, dementia, diabetes. But researchers have suspected for years that all of these health issues, and more, have at their heart one common trigger: low-grade inflammation. Inflammation can be good and bad! Know the difference! When you catch the flu and your body temperature rises to…

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CBD ‘Repair’ Damage To Arthritic Joints?

Is there hope for the 54 million people suffering from arthritis?  In 2015 The Arthritis Society issued a grant to conduct studies to explore breakthrough therapies, utilizing medical cannabis. One of the world’ foremost pain researchers, Dr. Jason McDougall, received the Strategic Operating Grant by the organization to complete a three-year study on cannabis and it’s potential to effectively repair arthritic joints. McDougall is also a professor of pharmacology and anesthesia at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This was the first cannabis research funded by…

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