Colin Sparaco

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White House lifts restriction on marijuana research

The Obama Administration will update the government’s marijuana research policy to allow scientists to have access to the plant and better understand …

Senator Warren Was Right About Marijuana and Pain

On February 8, 2016, Senator Elizabeth Warren wrote a well publicized letter to Dr. Thomas Friedan, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In her letter she expressed her concern about the current epidemic of deaths by overdoses of opiate pain medications. Among her …

Multiple Sclerosis

Psychotic cannabis users are 50% more at risk of relapse than non-users

Psychotic patients face worse treatment outcome if they use cannabis, a study claims.<p>The findings, published in the BMJ Open, show that people who go …

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Perth family say police apathy forced them to confront synthetic drug seller

"Then she showed them a photo and said: 'That shit has destroyed this man. If you sell it to him again, the cops will be here'."<p>The store staff were …

NBA Players (& Some Moms) React On Social Media To All-Star Starters & Snubs

NBA Players (& Some Moms) React On Social Media To All-Star Starters & Snubs<p>David Astramskas| | 3,420 Views About the Author<br>David AstramskasAka …

Social Media

10 apps increasing health care access for low-income patients

Going to the doctor's office is a loathsome experience for anyone, but the burden is compounded when you're struggling financially.<p>With costly …

Mental Health

Will Smith's First Wife SLAMS Alexis Arquette For Lying About The Actor's Sexuality — Watch!

<b>Will Smith</b>'s ex is ready to take on <b>Alexis Arquette</b>!<p>On Thursday, <b>Sheree Fletcher</b> addressed <i>The Wedding Singer</i> actress' claims that her ex-husband and …

Listen: Paranoid drug traffickers smuggling marijuana while stoned call 911 on themselves

Two paranoid drug smugglers high on cannabis wrongly believed they were being chased by the police so called 911 on themselves<p>A pair of paranoid drug smugglers got so high when smuggling marijuana they called 911 to report themselves.<p>Leland Ayala-Doliente, 22, and Holland Sward, 23, were travelling …

Chronic stress and anxiety can damage the brain

A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk …

The Brain

Zika Virus Outbreak Linked To Severe Brain Damage In Babies And Sparks Pregnancy Warning From Health Officials

The sudden outbreak of a rare mosquito-born virus known as Zika, has sparked a warning from El Salvador health officials telling woman to avoid …

WHO says cash crunch, rains could thwart Ebola efforts

GENEVA (Reuters) - Halting the spread of Ebola in West Africa will depend on mobilising funds and aid workers before the rainy season hits in April-May, otherwise it could up to take a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday.<p>A U.N. convoy of soldiers passes a screen displaying a …

NBA announces starters for 2015 All-Star Game in New York

Kobe Bryant was selected to his 17th All-Star Game on Thursday. However, the three-time All-Star MVP may be in danger of missing the event, and …