Almost a quarter of a million Americans have died in the past two decades from overdosing on opioid drugs, and new CDC statistics show the crisis continues to accelerate. Here's why evidence-based, time-tested natural alternatives are needed now more than ever.
The mainstream press is turning to embrace medical marijuana, which is now acknowledging that it is more effective and certainly safer than many pharmaceutical drugs.
A promising new study finds that the medical application of this controversial but increasingly decriminalized plant may extend to helping HIV patients.
In a day and age where possession of an herb like cannabis – which grows freely on this Earth -- is an offense sometimes punishable by incarceration, it is important for us to reflect on how we arrived at this dark point in time.
Herbs, after all, were put there by God. If you prefer the word Nature, the point is the same, and it was put best by Bob Marley when he said: "you can't tell God it [cannabis] is illegal."
Diabetes is not the hopeless disease that most doctors would have us believe it is though it is a long losing battle if you walk the trail western medicine wants you to travel
Scientific studies support the use of marijuana to address symptoms of PTSD, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, nightmares, psychosis, and pain
Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century
Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option for easing pain
This unjustly demonized plant is about to change the scope of medicine and disease management as we know it
In an extremely irresponsible move, the FDA just approved a painkiller 1,000 times stronger than morphine, despite the fact that the U.S. is already experiencing a deadly opioid drug crisis that takes over 100 lives a day.
Could the very plant that for decades was accused of "frying" users' brains be far superior to pharmaceuticals in treating the "incurable" neurodegenerative condition known as Parkinson's disease?
This quick overview of the science backs up the assertion that every cancer patient and every oncologist should put medical marijuana on their treatment maps
Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can't touch, so why isn't it being used today?
Treatments for sufferers of schizophrenia have not advanced significantly in the last fifty years. But there is new cause for hope in the form of a plant-based treatment that can reset the brains of psychosis sufferers back to normal levels in a single dose
Ginger supplements may be the natural substance researchers have been searching for in the prevention and treatment of common inflammatory bowel diseases