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Aging for Beginners

Cannabis: It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Weed Anymore

“Smoking weed” has moved from the dark corners of artists’ hang-outs to bright shopping centers. It’s kind of a shame.

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Marijuana Isn’t as Risk-Free as You Might Think

Marijuana with higher levels of psychoactive THC can put middle-age adults & baby boomers at risk of car accidents, drug interactions, heart attacks & more.

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What You Need to Know When Purchasing Medical Marijuana

A growing number of states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and it is now possible for people to walk…

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Medical Marijuana for Pain Relief

In this video, Dr. David Sherer, anesthesiologist and author of Bottom Line’s What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You blog, talks…

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Medical Marijuana for Pediatric Seizures

David Sherer, MD, is an American physician, inventor, and author. He currently practices anesthesiology in the suburbs of Washington D.C.…

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Marijuana for the Elderly

David Sherer, MD, is an American physician, inventor, and author. He currently practices anesthesiology in the suburbs of Washington D.C.…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Health Care Is (Finally) Going to Pot—with Medical Marijuana

Almost every consumer of health services today has heard that medical marijuana is in clinical use. Indeed, 28 states and…

Common Threads

Inside My Local Pot Shop—the New Normal

I have had pain in my hips for some time and went for a second opinion to a hip specialist…

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A Medical Marijuana Milestone

Medical marijuana is moving slowly but surely into the medical mainstream. The latest news: Epidiolex, an experimental drug made by…

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The Surprising Truth about Medical Marijuana for 11 Health Conditions

Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, so you’d think we have plenty of evidence…

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Marijuana: A Safer Solution to Chronic Pain Relief?

Don't kid yourself—if you use an opioid-based pain drug, such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin or Dilaudid, it could kill you.…

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Marijuana Edibles: The Dos and Don’ts of “Weed” Treats

Popcorn. Brownies and cookies. Animal-shaped gummy candies. What could be wrong with enjoying a few of these treats for an…

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Would You Try Medical Marijuana for What Ails You?

It's now prescribed for nerve pain, nausea, certain types of cancer and more. Would you use cannabis (marijuana) if your…

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Bottom Line Guide to Marijuana—Its Health Benefits and Dangers

Is marijuana a healing herb…or is it just dangerous? People in both camps feel strongly about their positions. But if…

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Pot Smoking Can Cause Recurrent Nausea and Vomiting

Marijuana has been gaining public acceptance as a medicinal treatment and as a “lifestyle choice” in states where its use…