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Cannabis Companies Can’t Claim CBD Treats Mental Health Issues—But Their Paid Influencers Can, and Do Cannabis Companies Can’t Claim CBD Treats Mental Health Issues—But Their Paid Influencers Can, and Do

Cannabis Companies Can’t Claim CBD Treats Mental Health Issues—But Their Paid Influencers Can, and Do

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“Real talk,” began a typical post from a small-time influencer in Southern California. “Dealing with stress and anxiety can get super overwhelming.” Luckily, as tends to be the case with posts that begin this way, she had a solution. The influencer, whose Instagram profile describes her as a health coach, usually posts semi-professional photos of…

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Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know

Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID): What to know

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It is not unusual for children to be picky eaters, and many grow out of this behavior. However, some children demonstrate more severe picky eating habits, such as limiting their diet to only certain textures or showing deep concern for the possible harmful effects of eating.When these individuals stop growing, they need medical attention.Doctors now…

Election 2019: Who are the Scots who won’t vote?

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Image copyright Getty Images About a third of the record four million people across Scotland who are registered to vote in next Thursday’s general election are not expected to do so.Many simply won’t get round to voting this time, while others have never voted.But with disillusionment with politics and politicians said to be on the…

How much hair loss is normal? How much hair loss is normal?

How much hair loss is normal?

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A certain amount of hair loss is normal in both males and females. On average, a person loses between 50 and 100 hairs a day.The hair sheds as part of its natural cycle, which means that seeing hairs in the shower or on a hairbrush is not usually a cause for concern.A person who notices…

Causes and treatments for hair loss Causes and treatments for hair loss

Causes and treatments for hair loss

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Possible causes of hair loss include:1. Androgenetic alopeciaShare on PinterestPossible causes of hair loss include androgenetic alopecia, pregnancy, and telogen effluvium.Androgenetic alopecia is another term for male or female pattern baldness. It is a very common cause of hair loss.Both male and female pattern baldness is genetic. Males tend to lose hair from the temples…

Cannabis Derby doctor’s stem cells help stranger with cancer Cannabis Derby doctor’s stem cells help stranger with cancer

Cannabis Derby doctor’s stem cells help stranger with cancer

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Image caption Thomas Livingston said his mother’s cancer treatment inspired his decision to donate stem cells Stem cells donated by a doctor are being used to save the life of a woman in the US.Thomas Livingston, an acute medicine consultant at the Royal Derby Hospital, was inspired to join the stem cell donor register after…

Medical News Today: Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy Medical News Today: Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy

Medical News Today: Brushing your teeth may keep your heart healthy

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New research finds that brushing the teeth three or more times a day significantly reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation and heart failure. Share on PinterestBrushing your teeth three times or more a day may significantly protect the heart.The bacteria in our mouths may hold the key to many facets of our health.Researchers have found…

Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects

Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects

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As interest in ketamine as a treatment for depression increases, so do concerns about side effects. A recent analysis takes a closer look and concludes that, at least in the short term, ketamine appears safe.Share on PinterestA recent study investigates the side effects of ketamine.In March 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved esketamine…

Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging

Study reveals how diabetes drug promotes healthy aging

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Doctors commonly prescribe metformin to help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar levels. The drug increases insulin sensitivity through its effects on glucose metabolism.Share on PinterestMetformin may hold surprising benefits in the fight against age-related illness.However, although there is clear evidence of metformin’s effectiveness, scientists do not fully understand how it interacts…

New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes

New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes

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Typically, doctors advise people with type 2 diabetes to eat about six times a day. But this approach can lead to a vicious cycle in which individuals require more intensive treatments. Could a different approach to diet be more suitable? Share on PinterestEating three meals a day that includes a breakfast of fruit, bread, and…

What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure? What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?

What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?

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Anxiety and high blood pressure can sometimes go hand in hand. Anxiety may lead to high blood pressure, and high blood pressure may trigger feelings of anxiety.Doctors characterize anxiety as feelings of intense worry or fear. It causes many physical symptoms, including increased heart rate and shallow breathing. Periods of anxiety may also temporarily increase…

News24.com | One of SA’s alleged major suppliers of dagga to spend Christmas in jail News24.com | One of SA’s alleged major suppliers of dagga to spend Christmas in jail

News24.com | One of SA’s alleged major suppliers of dagga to spend Christmas in jail

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The alleged owner of a cannabis lab in Brits, North West, will spend Christmas behind bars after his bail application was dismissed.Russell de Beer, 48, has been accused of unlawfully selling cannabis dispensary franchises as well as being a major supplier of cannabis and related products in South Africa.His arrest follows a clampdown on unlawful…

What to know about colon pain What to know about colon pain

What to know about colon pain

By 6 days ago

The colon is another name for the large intestine. It is an important part of the digestive system. Sometimes, a person can experience pain in this area.After food goes through the stomach, it enters the small intestine, where the body absorbs the majority of its nutrients.Any remaining waste products will then move into the colon,…

Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

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It is common knowledge that exercise is good for physical health, but a new study shows that it can also help curtail episodes of depression, even in those who have an increased genetic risk. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that any physical exercise can drastically cut the risk of depressive episodes.According to the researchers, who…

Cannabis My circus ‘gives me a reason to live’ Cannabis My circus ‘gives me a reason to live’

Cannabis My circus ‘gives me a reason to live’

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Nell Gifford founded one of the UK’s best-known traditional circuses 20 years ago.Now she is living with advanced cancer, which has spread to her liver and bones, and is dividing her time between hospital visits and performances.She says the circus is a “land of pure magic”, that she finds rejuvenates her after chemotherapy.

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