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Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

Parents Out of Time: Lobbying for Sensible Reform

By Jenn Jackson As the knowledge of the patient begins to exceed the knowledge of the practitioner in the arena of medical marijuana, parents are becoming progressively less tolerant of the ignorance exhibited by their children’s pediatricians. Most notably, parents of children battling childhood cancers and extreme seizure disorders have taken this issue to the […]

Exodus to Colorado: Aid for Medical Refugees

Exodus to Colorado: Aid for Medical Refugees

PHOTO: Drew Coffman, Creative Commons The exodus of patients moving to Colorado is growing. Michelle Monk is a mom and cancer patient on her way to Grand Junction from Texas. Shania Williams is a 3 year old from Texas on her way to Grand Junction for a chromosomal deletion, epilepsy, and more.  Pamela Bailey has […]

Fight Like a Girl: Dahlia’s Journey

Fight Like a Girl: Dahlia’s Journey

Dahlia’s journey started in May 2013 when at the age of 2 she was diagnosed with Anaplastic Astrocytoma, a severe and progressive type of brain cancer. Since then she has endured four brain surgeries including the placement of two different types of cranial shunts in order to drain excess fluid from her brain caused by […]