Category: Health/Beauty inCity

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Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

Canada cannabis legalization: ‘We know the world is watching’

For many Canadians, the idea of legal cannabis once seemed a pipe dream. But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light. It’s following a trail first blazed by Uruguay in 2013. “It’s becoming a serious industry,” says one entrepreneur. Supporters say legalization will bring new...

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Community SpotLight: Ki Edwards Is Changing Lives of Those Experiencing Hair Loss Due To Illness

Community SpotLight: Ki Edwards Is Changing Lives of Those Experiencing Hair Loss Due To Illness

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) notes that 80 million men and women in America have hereditary hair loss (alopecia). It can affect just the hair on your scalp or your entire body. Although it’s more prevalent in older adults, excessive hair loss can occur in children as well. According to HealthLine.com, Medical conditions that can cause hair...

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Province Brands’ Brewing the World’s First Beer From Cannabis

Province Brands’ Brewing the World’s First Beer From Cannabis

‘Brewing a world-class beer from the cannabis plant wasn’t easy’, says Province Brands With a new brewing tradition, Province Brands’ patent-pending technology is designed to enable the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis, creating a first of it’s kind premium craft product. Province Brands, a Toronto based Canadian company, founded by entrepreneurs with a substantial...

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This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist gave us advice for how to get over it. It can be difficult to know the difference between having social anxiety and being awkward, introverted, or shy. The American Psychological Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders defines social anxiety as “a persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations”...

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Aleafia and Serruya Family to Enter Cannabis Retail Joint-Venture for Launch of One Plant™

Aleafia and Serruya Family to Enter Cannabis Retail Joint-Venture for Launch of One Plant™

Major Retail Operation Backed by Family behind Iconic Yogen Früz, Second Cup Brands Aleafia Health Inc. (TSXV: ALEF; OTCQX: ALEAF, FRA: ARAH) (“Aleafia“) or (the “Company“), has entered into a letter of intent to acquire a 51 per cent stake in One Plant™, an adult-use cannabis retail operation led by members of the Serruya Family...

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Solving America’s painkiller paradox

Solving America’s painkiller paradox

Here’s how to fix America’s painkiller problem — without leaving pain patients behind. By German Lopez for VOX, Illustrations by Javier Zarracina his year, researchers uncovered a simple method for getting doctors to reduce profligate prescriptions of drugs like OxyContin and Percocet that have contributed to America’s opioid epidemic: informing doctors that one of their patients had...

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Abattis Bioceuticals Corp (ATTBF) prepares for 2018 elections

Abattis Bioceuticals Corp (ATTBF) prepares for 2018 elections

In late 2017, the World stood in awe as Bitcoin and other CryptoCurrencies began soaring to astronomical heights with seemingly no end in sight. Wall Street was forced to take notice — finally admitting that Cryptocurrencies are here to stay and it’s underlying BlockChain Technology could change Banking & Accounting forever. Not to be outdone,...

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Medical: La Luna Herbal Remedy Workshop

Medical: La Luna Herbal Remedy Workshop

Spend a day learning the fundamentals of combining nature and science for your overall health and wellness.   La Luna is an Herbal Remedy Workshop dedicated to the Moon’s Cycles, Rhythms and Seasons.  At La Luna you will receive a deeper understanding of how natural remedies connect to self-love as well as family care. This premiere event will be...

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Doctor Spotlight: Meet Dr. Anayo

Doctor Spotlight: Meet Dr. Anayo

Anayo Umerah MD, FAAFP is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-aging and Aesthetics Medicine A4M, where she completed her fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine. She has been well trained as one of...