Holidays, Depression, and Suicide: Here are Some Surprising Facts

There is hope. Did you know that historically, the months of November, December and January are actually the months when the fewest people take their own lives? You probably didn’t, because it’s a persistent and age-old myth that gets recycled by journalists year after year without much fact-checking—sort of like myths surrounding the “dangers” of…

Getting Through the Stressful Holiday Season? Deep Breathing & Cannabis; UPG Helps You Take Control

Getting Through the Stressful Holiday Season? Deep Breathing & Cannabis; UPG Helps You Take Control

It’s officially “that time of year again”, and if yesterday’s Thanksgiving holiday hasn’t already frayed your last nerve, then the continued specter of frenzied shopping, travel, endless social obligations, and gathering around a table for the decades-old holiday traditions with family might just must be enough to put some of us over the edge.

Cannabis vs Alcohol; Holiday Drinking, Is Cannabis a Safer Alternative?

Cannabis vs Alcohol: Binge Drinking at the Holidays, Is Cannabis a Safer Alternative?

The leaves are turning colors, the air is getting chilly, and pumpkin patches are thriving. These are all signs that Thanksgiving and the holiday season is just around the corner, meaning great food and even better company is in our near future. But the start of the holiday season also has another, less pleasant significance. The holidays often bring with them increased alcohol consumption and alcohol-related incidents.

Killing Cancer Stem Cells, If You Have Cancer, Pay Attention! By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers Killing Cancer Fighting Cancer

Killing Cancer Stem Cells, If You Have Cancer, Pay Attention! By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

Here is a fact that may surprise you: According to a ground-breaking 14-year study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, although there are some cancers that have a higher rate of long-term survivability in response to chemotherapy, the overall 5-year survival rate for cancer patients who utilize cytotoxic chemotherapy alone is only 2.1%. According…