marijuana

May 9, 2008

Marijuana – Concerns

Four recent medical news stories bring home the truth about the many dangers of smoking marijuana. The first is a White House report that links smoking […]
June 4, 2008

Dr. Walt’s Take on the Health Headlines – June 4, 2008

Here are my takes on some of today’s health headlines. If Dad is not involved in child care, can we blame the mom? Here’s one the […]
June 25, 2008

Medical Pot Ineffective as Acute Pain Treatment

HealthDay News is reporting that oral cannabis (a form of medical marijuana) was ineffective in treating certain types of acute pain and actually increased sensitivity to […]
February 23, 2009

Why Obama cannot support Abortion and Marijuana

Our local newspaper, the Gazette, opines, “It seems too good to be true, this new quote from the White House. Unless President Barack Obama denounces it, […]
April 4, 2010

Long-term marijuana use can double risk of psychosis in young people

Young people who smoke cannabis or marijuana for six years or more are twice as likely to have psychotic episodes, hallucinations or delusions than people who […]
April 4, 2010

Teen pot use linked to psychosis

Australian researchers have identified a possible link between long-term marijuana use And psychoses in teens in a study of nearly 4,000 young people. The use of marijuana […]