For people with multiple sclerosis, each day can be a fight for any semblance of normalcy. MS is a neurodegenerative autoimmune disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve. The disease, which often develops slowly, wreaks havoc on the body’s ability to function normally and causes a buildup of scar tissue. Does MS
The opioid epidemic sweeping the United States killed nearly 35,000 people in 2015, according to the National Institute of Health. At this moment, about 90 people die every day from an opioid overdose. After a massive increase in prescriptions in the late 1990’s prompted widespread misuse of opiates, little was done to counteract the problem.
“Listen, don’t give me any of that oxycodone garbage. … I’m just going to smoke weed.” Patients to James Feeney, a surgeon in Connecticut Medical Marijuana and Acute Pain Study – A new study is being conducted by Dr. Fenney out of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical center in Hartford Connecticut. The trial is state funded
Patient Story: Jeff Moroso Newsweek – Medical Marijuana and Chemotherapy – After a successful surgery to remove a cancer-ridden section of Jeff Moroso’s large intestine in the spring of 2013, the oncologist sat down with his patient to prepare him for what would come next: 12 rounds of punishing chemotherapy, once every two weeks for
Chronic Pain Now A Qualifying Condition in New York Chronic Pain Has New Classification For New York Medical Marijuana Patients- The New York Department of Health recently clarified their stance on chronic pain conditions for inclusion in the state’s medical marijuana program. According to the DoH, the agency is classifing chronic pain as: “any severe
Billups, Though Retired Since 2014, Advocates The Lifting Of The Ban Of Medical Marijuana Chauncey Billups admits that he is among those who use marijuana for medical purposes. With this, he stands with all other NBA players and big shots who wants to change the anti-drug policy of the biggest Basketball Association. Chauncey Billups was