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Does Eating Fat Make You Fat?

May 3, 2019

Does eating fat make you fat? Common sense would say, yes. This belief led to the rise of low-fat diets in the 1980s and 1990s. As you’ll learn, though, the answer is more complicated. […]

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Curing Cancer with Cannabis: Is It Possible?

May 3, 2019

Medical cannabis has long been prescribed for treating side effects of chemotherapy such as nausea, appetite loss, and fatigue. But some news reports take this a step farther, claiming that marijuana can actually cure cancer. When determining whether curing cancer with cannabis is a realistic possibility for the majority of cancer patients, we must examine real results from legitimate medical trials to separate fact from fiction. […]

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Using Cannabis to Alleviate Pain and Fight Epilepsy

April 29, 2019

In recent years, medical cannabis has been hailed as a miracle drug that can reduce chronic pain, prevent seizures, and even cure cancer. In fact, using cannabis to alleviate pain is one of the most frequent reasons it’s prescribed. But do the results from actual clinical trials live up to the hype? […]

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Is It Time to Embrace Medical Marijuana?

April 29, 2019

Marijuana has historically been maligned as a dangerous, illegal substance. But the tide has turned. Should we embrace medical marijuana as the miracle drug that the headlines make it out to be? […]

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Concussions and the Future of Football

April 29, 2019

The prevalence of concussions has caused many to be pessimistic about the future of football. Youth participation in the sport has dropped drastically since 2010, by almost 30 percent, and college and professional programs are paying attention. […]

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The Devastating Trend of Concussions in American Football

April 29, 2019

Concussions in American football have occurred at an alarming rate, unleashing a devastating impact. About 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur yearly in the United States—they are mostly “so-called mild” injuries like concussions. Up to 5.3 million Americans are living with disabilities related to these injuries. […]

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