Actual THC or CBD Content is Often Different from What Consumers Expect, says JAMA Study

THC or CBD Content

A buyer-beware study, from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), shows that medical cannabis products may be poorly labeled and do not always represent accurate levels of actual THC or CBD content. The JAMA Network Open study points out that this can be particularly important when the psychoactive metabolite Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), theRead …

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The American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s (ACLM) Mental Health Program Earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program Designation

American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) announced that mental well-being program The Lift Project has earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program designation. The designation recognizes, supports and encourages adoption of evidence-based health intervention programs that meet rigorous review requirements and standards for offering lifestyle modification for chronic disease treatment andRead …

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“Sunshine Vitamin House Resolution” Calls for FDA and CDC to Support Vitamin D for COVID-19

Vitamin D for COVID-19

In a striking move to recognize the significance and health benefits of vitamin D for COVID-19, U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) introduced House Resolution (H. Res. 116). The resolution recognizes the role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19. The resolution calls out inaction by FDA and otherRead …

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Natural Partners is Transitioning all Accounts to Fullscript, March 30, 2021

On March 30, 2021, Fullscript will replace Natural Partners and clients will no longer have access to their account on naturalpartners.com. The company is working to make this transition as seamless as possible. We know change can feel disruptive. According to the company, clients can expect: The same wholesale pricesRead …

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Nanofiber Swabs could Improve SARS-CoV-2 Test Sensitivity

Rapid, sensitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is essential for early treatment, contact tracing and reducing viral spread. However, some people infected with SARS-CoV-2 receive false-negative test results, which might put their and others’ health at risk. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Nano Letters have developed ultra-absorptive nanofiber swabs that could reduceRead …

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COVID and Long-Term Brain Disorders: What We Know & How to Learn More

COVID-19 and Long-term Brain Disorders, Alzheimer's

As doctors begin to see more and more patients with long-term impact from the COVID-19 virus (so called long-haulers), it’s important to consider what we know about similar viruses and use this evidence for treating patients who have contracted COVID-19 and are experiencing long-term brain disorders. It more than apparentRead …

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Introducing EQUAZEN® PRO: Support for Learning and Brain Development in Children/Adolescents with ADHD

Soho Flordis International (SFI® Health)—a leading provider of premium, evidence-based nutraceuticals and the home of Klaire Labs®—announced the U.S. launch of EQUAZEN® PRO, a medical food specifically designed to nutritionally support children and adolescents with ADHD whose polyunsaturated fatty acid deficiencies cannot be rebalanced through the modification of normal dietRead …

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Vaccine Pharmacy Technician Immunization Training Available

Vaccine Pharmacy Technician Training

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States and vaccine distribution begins, the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), a provider of ACPE-accredited continuing education and advanced training programs for certified pharmacy technicians, is announcing the launch of a nationally-recognized vaccine pharmacy technician training program. Developed under the guidance ofRead …

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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Boucher Institute Merge to into single National Research and Medical College

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) and the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM), both private, not-for-profit institutions, the former located in Toronto, Ontario, and the latter in New Westminster, British Columbia announced today that following the completion of a feasibility assessment they have entered into an agreement settingRead …

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Applications for Osteopathic Medicine in Medical Schools up more than 18 Percent

Demonstrating the continuing growth and appeal of osteopathic medicine, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) today reported that a record number of applications have been received during this current cycle. With several months still to go until the deadline, AACOM has received more than 24,000 applications, whichRead …

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