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Acupuncture and My High Horse

Acupuncture and My High Horse

I was skeptical about acupuncture for most of my life. I’d never had a serious injury or illness, and therefore hadn’t experienced the shortcomings of western medicine firsthand. Somehow acupuncture was something I considered quackery, matter-of-factly filed away in my mind along with chiropractic and reflexology and homeopathy. My reluctance to accept it as legitimate […]

RECIPE: Inflammation-Reducing Cannabis Tea

RECIPE: Inflammation-Reducing Cannabis Tea

For years I have viewed Western medicine as a necessary evil in my life. While I will not stop seeing my doctor, I have a natural distrust for the industry-side of healthcare. When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, I asked the doctor how I should change my diet to keep the symptoms under control. […]

Why More Nurses and Student Nurses Need to Join the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA)

Why More Nurses and Student Nurses Need to Join the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA)

The American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) was founded in 2010 by Mary Lynn Mathre (RN, MSN, CARN), and Ed Glick (BS, AD, Nursing) along with a small group of other nurses and supporters who have cared for patients who use cannabis to treat their illnesses. Nurses who advocate for medical cannabis, or are patients themselves, […]