Month: November 2016

Medicinal cannabis legalised in Victoria, child epilepsy patients to be given access from 2017

Victoria has become the first state in Australia to legalise the use of medicinal cannabis. Children with severe epilepsy will be the first to access to the drug in 2017, Victoria’s Health Minister Jill Hennessy said, after the Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill passed Parliament. The legislation enables the manufacture, supply and access to medicinal

Mum-of-two dies from epileptic seizure while bathing children who then put themselves to bed thinking she was asleep

Jamie Leigh Twidale, 24, was tragically found dead at home after suffering an epileptic seizure while bathing her two children (Photo: NNP)    by Taboola   A young mum-of-two tragically collapsed and died after suffering an epileptic seizure while bathing her two children. Jamie Leigh Twidale, 24, was found slumped over the bathtub the next day


When it comes to polarizing health topics, few subjects spark more debate than weed (exept maybe CrossFit or the Paleo Diet). The latest marijuana research, from University of Michigan Health System, suggests toking up regularly can dull your emotional response and cause addiction. Researchers at the University of Michigan analyzed 108 people in their early 20s

5 Easy Ways to Add Cannabis to Your Coffee

In 1922, William H. Ukers, founder of the Tea and Coffee Trade Journal, wrote the definitive work on everyone’s favorite morning ritual: All About Coffee: A History of Coffee from the Classic Tribute to the World’s Most Beloved Beverage. Ukers spent almost two decades traversing the globe, learning everything he could about coffee beans and

Is Lyme Disease Contagious? Clues Hint That It May Be A Sexually Transmitted Disease

 By Lizette Borreli Bacteria found in genital secretions may indicate Lyme disease is sexually transmitted between partners. Photo courtesy of shutterstock. People who wish to protect themselves against Lyme disease may need more than just the occasional insect repellent spray to ward off ticks. A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine suggests the

Donald Trump: Marijuana wins big on election night

Christopher Ingraham The 2016 election could be the beginning of the end for marijuana prohibition   Voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational marijuana initiatives while an initiative in Maine was leading in the polls Wednesday morning. The 2016 election has proved to be the biggest electoral victory for marijuana reform since 2012. (Daron

7-Day Ketogenic Diet Meal Plan And Menu

This is a detailed meal plan for the ketogenic, a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet . Its benefits, how to get started, what to eat, what not to eat and a sample ketogenic diet plan and menu for one week. You’ve probably heard about the low carb, high fat diet that’s so popular among actors and models,

Spanaway mother accused of injecting heroin into children, calling it ‘sleep juice’

by: Kevin McCarty Court documents say Ashlee Hutt and Leroy McIver were found living with their three children in a home filled with rat droppings, drug needles and heroin. Someone in the Spanaway home contacted state Child Protective Services after claiming they saw the 24-year-old Hutt inject her children — ages 6, 4, and 2 — with a dangerous drug. “Some of the