Last weekend, three young people lost their lives from what appear to be drug overdoses while attending a rave in Fontana, CA. Sadly, this is becoming more and more prevalent, with the LA Times reporting that “Before this weekend, there have been at least 24 confirmed drug-related deaths nationwide since 2006 among people who went to raves…”.
Summertime means long hours at the beach, family barbecues, and getting that toasty shade of golden brown. But with 2016 on track to be the hottest year on record, it also means protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. Data from NASA reports that each consecutive month in 2016 has been the hottest month, respectively, since the commencement of temperature recording in 1880.
National Cancer Moonshot Initiative: An Open Letter and Video From United Patients Group and the Medical Cannabis Community to VP Biden
As Vice President Joe Biden prepares to host the “National Cancer Moonshot Summit” this week, and the deadline to invite researchers and the general public to submit their best ideas for accelerating cancer research draws near (July 1), we at United Patients Group want to ensure that medical cannabis is given a seat at the table via supported research and inclusion within formal clinical trials to more fully explore its potential as a viable and multi-faceted cancer treatment.
Inflammation is a factor in almost every disease, including cancer. Luckily, there are clear ways you can check to see if inflammation is effecting you right now.
Wouldn’t it be great if our healthcare system actually worked with the body instead of against it? Of course, this is currently not the case.
Jenny Hrbacek set out on a life changing journey when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. Today, she works with cancer patients offering them guidance, empowerment through knowledge, and real hope for a better outcome.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of the occasion, we wanted to share some amazing stories of children whose cancer treatments were transformed by the addition of medical cannabis and take a look at the future of this potentially game-changing treatment.
Medical cannabis can relieve many symptoms of chronic illness, and is one of very few options for appetite stimulation in patients who have little or no appetite to help them manage or recover from their conditions.
There is strong evidence that the cannabinoids naturally produced in the body play a role in suppressing nausea in normal circumstances, and intake of cannabinoids from medical marijuana during episodes of nausea can also effectively relieve symptoms