Now that you know my thoughts on medical cannabis for cancer patients, you'll understand why I think this is a noble cause. Patients gathering in Sacramento, May 19-22. On Monday May 21, public demonstration at the state capitol.
"Knuckle cracking over the years will cause repetitive trauma to the joints and cartilage," Seattle neurosurgeon Rod Oskouian told The Washington Post. Oskouian and his three colleagues pored over 26 sometimes-contradictory papers regarding the mechanisms and effects of knuckle cracking, beginning with a 1911 German treatise titled "On the Dispute About Joint Pressure." He did… READ THE REST
The SARS-Cov-2 virus that causes Covid can survive up to 28 days on banknotes and other surfaces, reports a team of researchers in Australia. The lengthy stays were under dark lab conditions, and the real world is full of virus-killers such as UV light. But it's still longer than expected. The researchers said that whether… READ THE REST
Art-prank collective MSCHF made giant paintings of three individuals' huge medical bills and then sold the paintings to pay those bills. New York City gallery Otis bought the 6' tall artworks and are reselling "shares" in them through its fractionalized ownership platform. MSCHF expects the price of the shares "to increase in the secondary market."… READ THE REST
Many call it a wonder drug. Others, including some doctors, wonder if it makes any legitimate difference at all. Either way, the sale of CBD-infused products are skyrocketing, doubling between 2018 and 2020. And, totals are anticipated to almost double yet again by 2022. Even while studies continue about the effectiveness of the cannabis extract… READ THE REST
As the final hours on many of these Black Friday deals tick down, you will undoubtedly be struck with the sudden memory of someone who somehow escaped your holiday list up to that moment. Maybe it's the mailman. Or it could be that officemate you haven't seen in-person since March. Or, maybe, it's someone who's… READ THE REST
As if the pandemic didn't punch enough holes in your day-to-day life, it also seriously messed things up for office workers who had finally talked their boss into getting them a standing desk. No sooner than they'd started working it in, they're now working from home – all while that gorgeous standing desk just sits… READ THE REST