CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD – So Many Questions, So Few Answers

CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a popular newcomer to the healthcare marketplace. You’ve probably seen advertisements on the windows of retailers of all kinds, random text messages, pop-ups on websites. You can purchase it at a variety of local stores and from internet retailers. But how did CBD get SO popular, SO quickly? And what do we really know (and not know) about it? This will be the first in a

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Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary Supplements and Drug Interactions

Dietary supplements are popular among adults in the United States.  About 75% of us take at least one supplement, and many of us take several. Dietary supplements are a big money-maker, too, with over $30 billion in revenue in 2019. We take supplements for a variety of reasons, from doctors’ recommendations to persuasive advertisements, and everything in between. We’ve talked in past articles about the looser regulations for supplements compared

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National Drug Take-Back Day is here again!

Tomorrow, Saturday the 26th of October, will be the second National Drug Take-Back Day of 2019. In honor of this event, here’s a reprise of an article published in April, with a few important revisions!   National Drug Take-Back Day is here again. It’s being held Saturday, October 26th. Seems like there’s a National Day for just about every activity, doesn’t it? But honestly, this one’s really important, and every

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Health Information for Emergency Responders

Emergency responders  — No one wants to need them, but we’re all glad they’re there for us when we do. In an emergency, first responders work fast to pinpoint the problem and begin treatment. Availability of accurate health information helps them to make good decisions, and make them quickly. But what do they do if the victim isn’t conscious, or isn’t able to give information? What if there’s no friend

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