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Stoned drivers are a lot safer than drunk ones, new federal data shows

BY IN MCofNYC On 21-06-2019

A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that drivers who use marijuana are at a significantly lower risk for a crash than drivers who use alcohol. And after adjusting for age, gender, race and alcohol use, [...]

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Breaking News! Cannabis and Psychosis: Triangulating the Evidence

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 07-05-2019

Disentangling causality where complex and confounded behaviours might be impacting on even more complex mental health outcomes is notoriously challenging, and requires tackling the question in a number of different ways to triangulate the evidence. Although observational epidemiology and experimental [...]

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Driver in Limousine Crash had Marijuana in System

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 07-04-2019

Traces of anti-seizure medicine also were found in post-mortem tests SCHOHARIE — The driver of a Ford Excursion limousine that crashed in Schoharie last October, killing 20 people, had a “significant” amount of marijuana in his system at the time [...]

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Going to get your favorite CBD-Latte in New York?

BY IN MCofNYC On 10-02-2019

Going to get your favorite CBD-Latte in New York? Best stay home and make it yourself as the City’s Health Department has classified CBD as an illegal additive in any/all Food & Beverages as of early February. This came to [...]

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Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

BY IN MCofNYC On 14-01-2019

In the report The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research, an expert, ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine presents nearly 100 conclusions related to the [...]

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Worker’s Compensation & Marijuana: Early Adopter Success

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 12-12-2018

In 2016, Medical Marijuana became available to Patient’s suffering from severe, debilitating conditions such as Cancer(s), Epilepsy, HIV, MS, and ALS. Since it’s acceptance in New York, further legislation has been passed adding several more conditions including but not limited [...]

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Cannabinoid (CB1) Receptor Activation Inhibits Trigeminovascular Neurons

BY IN MCofNYC On 14-07-2018

Simon Akerman, Philip R. Holland, and Peter J. Goadsby Headache Group, Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, United Kingdom Received April 29, 2006; accepted October 2, 2006 ABSTRACT Migraine is a common [...]

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Marijuana & Menstrual Cycles: An Unspoken Effect

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 01-07-2018

Medical Marijuana is legal in 29 states with qualifying conditions ranging from Cancer, Epilepsy, Chronic Pain, IBS, MS, ALS, etc. Medical Marijuana is defined as cannabis used for medicinal sage, typically high in CBD or Cannabidiol a component of Marijuana that is effective in treating symptoms of [...]

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Antidepressants & Medical Marijuana: A Review

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 09-06-2018

SSRIs SSRI’s or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors are the most commonly prescribed antidepressant. SSRIs work by directly raising levels of serotonin via binding to SERT(5-HTT) allowing more serotonin to fit between neurons- while also increasing ITGB3 protein activity. In short- SSRIs increase [...]

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Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters and Anthropometrics

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 05-04-2018

Relationship between Cardiac Diffusion Tensor Imaging Parameters and Anthropometrics in Healthy Volunteers Background In vivo cardiac diffusion tensor imaging (cDTI) is uniquely capable of interrogating laminar myocardial dynamics non-invasively. A comprehensive dataset of quantative parameters and comparison with subject anthropometrics [...]

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