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Exploring the Potential of CBD and Cannabis for Pain Management

Exploring the use of CBD and cannabis for pain management is an emerging topic in clinical practice. Although studies demonstrate its efficacy, its safety and ideal administration route remain unknown. Medical professionals must assess patients thoroughly to make sure that they are comfortable with any associated side effects and are satisfied with this medication. Furthermore, […]

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Exploring the Role of Epigenetics in Personalized Healthcare

Epigenetics refers to additional information added onto our DNA that influences how genes are utilized without changing their sequence. Epigenetic changes occur through chemical modifications to genes or histones and can influence expression without altering our genetic code. New scientific research demonstrates how early experiences can alter the chemical signals that regulate when and if […]

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Navigating Emotional Wellness in the Digital Age

An expanding body of evidence links digital technology usage and social media engagement with various negative mental health outcomes; however, research to date has mostly been correlational in nature and focused on adults rather than adolescents; producing small positive, negative, and null associations. Support your children to balance screen time with other activities that promote […]

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Alternative Approaches to Pain Management

Chronic pain is a public health crisis with serious implications on people’s lives and economies alike. Persistent pain costs the United States approximately $560 billion each year in medical costs and lost productivity losses alone. Evidence indicates that non-drug and complementary health approaches may reduce pain, increase coping abilities and promote overall well-being. Nurses must […]

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The Effects of Sitting Too Long on Your Health and How to Combat It

Prolonged sitting is a major health risk and may contribute to numerous chronic health issues. Sitting for extended periods of time can increase your risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and obesity. It may also have detrimental effects on bones and nerves. 1. Increased Risk of Cancer Sedentary behavior, whether it’s spending too much time […]