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Visiting Your First Cannabis Dispensary: What To Expect

These days, cannabis dispensaries are becoming increasingly common in many states. If you've recently received your medical marijuana card or if you live in a state that has even legalized marijuana, you may be planning your first visit to a cannabis dispensary. Before you show up, there are a few things you should know. Be Prepared to Pay Cash For the most part, cannabis dispensaries are still required by law to accept payment via cash only, so be sure to bring enough cash with you to buy what you need. Read More 

The Future Of Natural Dermal Fillers

Americans are continuing their love affair with minimally invasive procedures that can improve their appearance in an afternoon or over a long lunch. Some of the most popular procedures are facial fillers and injections which rose 312% from 2000-2007. Facial fillers have grown in popularity partly because they can enhance the appearance of the face quickly, with little to no downtime. During this same time period, Americans became more concerned about using natural products on their bodies. Read More 

3 Possible Signs Of Strep Throat

Caused by the streptococcus, strep throat is an infection that can be spread in various ways. If you make contact with droplets from an infected person's cough or sneeze, you may be at risk of strep throat. However, you may also develop strep throat after the bacteria has been lingering in your home or at school on different surfaces that you use daily. While it affects children mostly, strep throat can affect people of all ages. Read More 

Corneal Scarring And Your Vision: What You Need To Know

Although your eyes are naturally fairly protected, that doesn't mean that they are completely safe from harm. Flying objects, debris, and even physical injuries can cause damage to your eyes. In some cases, the damage to your cornea can be severe enough to cause scarring. When that happens, the scar tissue can actually block light flow into your eye. That light is essential for vision and focus. Since the cornea is such a vital part of your ability to focus and see, this can interfere with your vision. Read More 

Suspect You Have ADHD? When Should You See A Specialist?

If you've ever bemoaned your lack of focus or inability to complete personal and professional projects, you might find yourself wondering if you have adult-onset attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or if you've unknowingly battled this psychological condition since childhood. But while there is no shortage of online tests and quizzes that promise to give you further insight on your ADHD status, the only people truly qualified to make this determination are psychologists, psychiatrists, and/or neurologists. Read More