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Over the last 10+ years, oncology patients and survivors have asked me questions about marijuana nearly every day in my radiation oncology clinic. A few years ago, I decided to create this video of a popularly attended lecture (“Medical Marijuana 101”) I was giving multiple times throughout the year. While the presentation is 3-years old,
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What are the key uses for medical cannabis in the cancer care setting? Why and how is medical marijuana still a mystery? How are efforts like the creation of cannabis-infused gourmet food bringing medical uses into the mainstream? What are the potential implications of medical use for criminal justice reform and legalization? Chinazo Cunningham, Professor,
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Recorded on December 1st, 2021 as part of the Nutrition and Wellness for Myeloma Chapter in the Myeloma Crowd Community by HealthTree Program with Nirupa J. Raghunathan, MD. The Myeloma Crowd brings information from the experts to the patients! Learn more at https://www.myelomacrowd.org/ HealthTree Cure Hub helps you find your best treatment options and accelerate
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Can marijuana be used to treat asthma? Has there been any evidence regarding long-term negative effects of medical marijuana? Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, of the Institute of Drug Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Medicine, answers all your medical marijuana questions in this month’s Expert on the Spot! For those of you with
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Lenny and Amy’s 5-year-old son has epilepsy. When conventional medications caused terrible side effects, they started giving him a daily drop of cannabis oil, with dramatic results. But it’s a calculated risk: While there is anecdotal evidence of cannabis’ effectiveness, scientists face research roadblocks because it’s a schedule 1 controlled substance. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien
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NJ Cannabis Insider’s Justin Zaremba moderates a discussion on what the biggest challenges physicians, nurses and patients face in the state. “What Doctor’s Should Know About The State’s Medical Cannabis Program” was presented by Curaleaf NJ, the Garden State’s largest dispensary. https://curaleaf.com/new-jersey/curaleaf-nj-bellmawr/info Despite a growing number of patients registering for the state’s medicinal cannabis program
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Patients want to know more about medical marijuana, but many are finding that medical providers do not have the answers. NBC News’ Isa Gutierrez reports on the information gap. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver
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The Use of Medical Cannabis in the Elderly in Israel” Ran Abuhasira, MD. PhD Candidate at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, and Inbal Sikorin, RN, Head Nurse, Niamedic. 2nd Annual UCLA Interdisciplinary Cannabis Symposium May 18, 2018 Learn more about the UCLA Health Cannabis Research Initiative at https://uclahealth.org/cannabis
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Since cannabis was legalized in Canada for both recreational and medicinal purposes, you might be wondering if cannabis could help the person you’re caring for. In addition to recreational use, cannabis, also known as marijuana, is being used by many Canadians to help to improve symptoms of their medical conditions. More people, including those over
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Michael Graham with some of the medications he used to take to treat his degenerative disc disease. Graham began using medical marijuana about five years ago, which allowed him to stop using most of the pharmaceuticals for pain relief. (John J. Kim, Chicago Tribune / October 23, 2013) For more video, visit http://chicagotribune.com/video, subscribe to
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Cannabis is one of the most widely used substances around the world. As governments begin to decriminalize and legalize the usage of this substance for recreational and medicinal purposes there are many grey areas and unchartered territories when it comes to this substance. Furthermore, as Cannabis begins to be used for the treatment of many
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Medical cannabis products have come a long way! The benefits of medical cannabis have just started to get the research and development that they deserve. Kevin uses a different assortment of medical marijuana products. Thanks to everyone at MUV, we have plenty of delivery methods to choose from depending on the issue. Whether it is
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“I could see endocannabinoids as being a really good conduit to relieving the opioid epidemic.” Nathan Fried, assistant professor of biology, discusses the potential of medical marijuana for replacing opioids as a pain treatment. Fried joined the Rutgers University–Camden faculty in the fall of 2018. He specializes in neuroscience and is currently studying the connections
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