Every other year children in Utah schools are given a survey that asks: During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? In 2011, 13% of youth responded yes, but when the survey... Read More
Years ago, I had a gentleman come into my office not feeling well. He couldn’t figure out what was going on, but he knew something was wrong and couldn’t explain his severe fatigue. After running some blood tests it was determined he had type 2 diabetes and his sugar levels were very elevated. Talking further... Read More
Cannabidiol (CBD) is an essential component of medical marijuana but is just one of the over 100 active components found in the plant. (Of note, tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is one of the main chemicals that causes the “high” that goes along with marijuana use.
With so many people in this world suffering from physical discomforts, emotional pain, chronic insomnia, or personal dissatisfaction, it is no wonder that substances have been used to ease multiple kinds of pain. One particular substance, marijuana, has been considered illegal until recently. Few topics bring up stronger emotions than medical marijuana. It captures the attention of all; not only doctors and lawyers, researchers and scientists, public officials and policymakers, but even the general population.
Life is too precious to let things just happen to us. You may not be able to control all the circumstances you find yourself in but you can control how you respond to them and what you learn from them. Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “Learn from yesterday, live for today and hope for tomorrow.”