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New Cannabis Pain Patch for Fibromyalgia and Diabetic Nerve Pain

<i>Editor’s Note: The following story originally ran on National Pain Report on 11/12/16. It should be noted that the legitimacy of the company,</i> …

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The One Thing You Need To Know About Marijuana And Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a mysterious chronic pain syndrome that affects anywhere from 3 to 6 million Americans. It’s characterized by widespread muscle pain, …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

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Here's How Cannabis Can Treat Chronic Pain Without Addiction

Did you know cannabis can treat chronic pain without dependency?<p>Did you know chronic pain affects about 30 percent of the U.S. population? For older …

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Low Vitamin D Can Increase Fibromyalgia Pain and Balance Problems

<i>By Staff</i><p>If you have fibromyalgia (FM), you might want to make sure you get ample amounts of vitamin D. Why? A newly published study shows that people …

What You Should — and Shouldn't — Say to Someone With Fibromyalgia

What you say to anyone with fibromyalgia can be less than tactful, no matter how well-intended. Columnist Robin Dix gives advice on saying the right …

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Living with Fibromyalgia Brain Fog — What Was I Saying?

Brain fog, or cognitive deficit, is a major symptom of fibromyalgia. Columnist Robin Dix explores what you can do to minimize its effects in your …

Fibromyalgia: Vitamin Recommendations

Published on 31 October 2010 under Fibromyalgia<p>Fibromyalgia (FM) can be characterized by pain that is widespread but not limited to a single …

Hypothyroidism and Fibromyalgia--What's the Connection?

It's significant that a significant number of the estimated 27 million people with hypothyroidism end up also being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Both …

Cooking With Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When you have fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, cooking poses a lot of challenges—standing in the kitchen can cause pain and wear you out; …

Chronic Pain Amplifies the Brain’s Reaction to New Pain

<i>By Staff.</i><p>A new study in rats presented at the American Pain Society meeting shows that chronic pain in one body part may distort the intensity of how …

Neuroscience

Brown Butter Pound Cake | Recipe | Eggland's Best

<b>Butter</b><p>Slice the butter up into pieces and place in a light-colored skillet. (Light colored helps you determine when the butter begins browning.)<p>Melt …

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What is CBD oil? This marijuana chemical doesn't get you high — but it's more popular than ever

If you've ever heard weed discussed in chemical terms, you've heard of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, marijuana's "main" ingredient — the stuff that …

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Wearable For Kids With Autism May Help Predict, Avoid Meltdowns

The exact nature of very real and arresting ‘meltdowns,’ or periods of stimulation overload, is unique to each person living on the autism spectrum, but the inexperience and extra challenges of childhood can make them particularly tough for kids to work through. The team behind Reveal, a new …

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This Cute Robot Is Designed To Help Children With Autism

A robot may be the perfect companion to help autistic children develop social skills.<p>Kids with autism and other developmental disorders often struggle with social skills. Now they can get help, somewhat ironically, from a robot.<p>Leka, a robotic smart toy designed to teach multiple skills, helps …

Stray Dog Saved From Euthanasia Gets Second Chance As Therapy Pet For Boy With Autism

He looks like a Direwolf.<p>A wolf-like dog has been rescued from a terrible fate and given a second chance as a service dog to a young boy.<p>The …

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Dollywood Adds Special Features For Kids With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Such a great idea.<p>For children with an autism spectrum disorder, theme parks may not always feel like a fairytale.<p>Instead, a visit may seem more like challenge courses filled with lights, sounds and debilitating sensory overload.<p>But some theme parks are helping all children have a comfortable and …

Dollywood Adds ‘Calming Room’ For Autism

Beware the Tylenol-Autism Freakout

A new study claims a link between acetaminophen use while pregnant and autism in children. The only problem is, the science is riddled with holes.<p>For …

For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care

KATY, Tex. — Like many parents of children<br>with autism, Nicole Brown feared she might never find a dentist willing<br>and able to care for her daughter, …

Fecal Transplant Therapy Improves Autism Symptoms, Study Finds

According to the CDC, one in five children in the US between the ages of three and 17 have some type of autism. More children have been diagnosed …

His Asperger’s video was inspiring. His death by police was ‘nonsensical,’ a lawsuit says.

Kayden Clarke let the world see him at his most vulnerable.<p>In the video he uploaded to YouTube in 2015, he’s in the middle of an Asperger’s meltdown, sobbing and smacking himself in the face. The only thing that calms him is his service dog Sampson, a 4-year-old Rottweiler that paws at Clarke’s …

'Beautiful relationship': Girl with autism finds comfort in new companion dog

Emmi Tegart lay on her back in a wagon pulled by her parents, face buried in blankets.<p>She had headphones on because she hates loud noises, a symptom …

Animal Rescue

New Clues on Link Between Aggression and Autism

Some children with autism display aggressive tendencies and some do not. Brigham Young University (BYU) experts report a new study provides clues …

Best Blueberry Muffins

5 stars based on 429 votes<p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best blueberry muffins. …

50 Cookies for Your Christmas Plate

It’s that time of year. Cookie making time!<p>So get out the flour and sugar, preheat the oven, line up the baking sheets and pick out a few new recipes …

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