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Top 5 Reasons for Medical Use of Marijuana

Anybody with ears has heard how beneficial medical use of marijuana can be when it comes to treating a wide range of clinical conditions. And what’s even crazier is that the list keeps growing and growing as research moves forward. So why is marijuana becoming the new age ‘super drug’ that is able to cure…

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Could Vitamin D Supplements Prolong the Lives of Cancer Patients?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, with prostate cancer alone being the second leading cause of death among men. While approximately 23,800 adults and 4,830 children are diagnosed with cancerous tumors of the brain and spinal cord every year,…

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Could CBD Help with Menopause and Fatigue?

  Fatigue describes a feeling of exhaustion. If you are suffering from fatigue, you are more than just tired and even a solid eight hours of sleep is likely not enough to alleviate your fatigue. People who are fatigued might feel mentally tired in addition to their bodies being tired. It is possible to experience…

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Thacker Mountain Radio coming June 15

June 15 will see the return of Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (TMR),  courtesy of the Arts Council of Clinton. This will be the fourth year in a row that Thacker has started their summer season in Clinton. “We’re really excited about Thacker  returning to Clinton. It was well received the past three years with large crowds and a great…

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5 Best Herbal Remedies for Anxiety

It’s not an uncommon thing for you to hear that people suffer from anxiety. In fact, the chances are that you know someone who suffers from it. But do you really know what it is? Anxiety is considered an uneasy feeling that is accompanied by both concern and worry, most of the time about some…

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Buckle Up: 1 in 6 Uber and Lyft Vehicles Has Open Safety Recall

Each year, there are approximately 6 million car accidents that take place throughout the United States. But if you thought that booking a trip on Uber or Lyft would be safer than driving your own vehicle, you might be sorely mistaken. That’s because, according to Consumer Reports, nearly one in six cars registered on these…

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Why Does CBD See More Usage than THC in Natural Supplements?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are natural compounds that are found in the plant cannabis. Chemically, the configurations of both THC and CBD are the same but both have very different effects on the human body. THC is psychoactive, meaning that it can give users a buzz or high when ingested as the compositions break…

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12 Million Homeowners Are Getting Ready To Sell, New Survey Shows

Up to 12.1 million homeowners across the U.S. are getting ready to sell their homes. According to a new study from NerdWallet, recent shifts in the housing market have led 44% of surveyed homeowners to sell their homes in the next 18 months.   “Homeowners can see that we’re moving away from a strong seller’s…

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Energy Efficient Regulations On The Rise In Face Of Climate Crisis

In the wake of the climate crisis, U.S. cities are enacting sustainability policies to reduce greenhouse gases and increase energy efficiency. However, while the policies are ultimately beneficial, commercial real estate owners are finding it difficult to transform their properties into energy-efficient buildings. “Building owners and property developers are experts in their own fields, but…

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