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The hemp plant has been incredibly important to America’s history, although in these modern times, you perhaps wouldn’t believe it. Nowadays, hemp is considered a revelation, with hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) products used for a wide range of therapeutic purposes. But did you know that American farmers grew hemp right up until the 1930s, and that the federal government drove a huge hemp cultivation campaign during the Second World War? In this post, we’ll take you briefly through the history of hemp on these shores, and go over recent legislation which has brought the plant from the cannabis family back into…

Every year, more than 800,000 people of all ages are hospitalized for slip and fall-related injuries. Of these people who are injured, many have no idea how to get compensated after their accident. Instead, they end up paying out of pocket for their injuries and get weighed down by hefty medical bills. Do you know what to do if you’re ever injured in a slip and fall accident? If not, keep reading. Listed below are eight steps you should take immediately after slipping and falling to ensure you receive fair compensation. 1. Get Medical Care The first thing you should…

We are fortunate in the UK to have a National Health Care System that takes care of us when we are in need of medical assistance. Sometimes we take it for granted but the truth is we have got it pretty good.   The NHS saves millions of lives every year If you live in the UK then your mum, dad, brothers, sisters and extended family and all your friends have all used the NHS at some point in their lives. It is easy to moan about waiting lines and busy hospitals but the fact is the NHS caters to…

If you or a loved one is wrestling with drug addiction, you’re not alone. Almost half of all Americans know a friend or loved one who has struggled with drug addiction. Addiction to prescription painkillers, including opioids and opiates, has been on the rise. The result has been an epidemic of addiction. Many people are now seeking solutions. Treatment for opiate addiction does exist. In fact, there are a few choices for effective intervention. If you’re wondering how to get help for opioid addiction, you should know these different options. Therapy is Treatment for Opiate Addiction One theory of addiction…

Were it not for the fact that it never raised any amount of money to fund its business, eClinicalWorks would most likely be considered a “unicorn” in the electronic health record industry, where it is now considered to be a pioneer. CEO Girish Kumar Navani helped originally bootstrap the company by selling some stock in a company where he had previously worked. Today, he now leads an organization that has generated over $320 million in annual revenue. More importantly, eClinicalWorks doesn’t recognize partner revenue. The company anticipates 15-20% growth on both the top and bottom lines in the near future.…