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What’s Up with CBD Oil?

You may have noticed an increase in ads and products promoting CBD oil lately, but you may not know what CBD oil actually is.  CBD stands for Cannabidiol oil, and is the non-psychoactive component of marijuana.  What that means is that you cannot “get high” off CBD oil.  CBD oil can come in numerous forms including lotions, edibles, sprays, vaping liquid, or even capsules.  Read more about What’s Up with CBD Oil?

The Teen Vaping Trend – What Parents Need to Know

With the recent Monitoring the Future Study release indicating that nearly one in three 12th graders reported using a vaping device in the past year, it’s imperative that parents are informed of the potential dangers that can result from vaping. What is Vaping? Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling the aerosol, often referred to as vapor, produced by an e-cigarette or similar device. It’s become more popular among teens than regular cigarettes, especially given that vaping devices... Read more about The Teen Vaping Trend – What Parents Need to Know

What Is Narcan? What Does It Do?

Narcan (naloxone) is a FDA approved prescription medicine that can block the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose. When a person is overdosing on an opioid (heroin, fentanyl and other fentanyl analogs and prescription pain pills like morphine, codeine, oxycodone, methadone and Vicodin) breathing can slow down or stop and it can be very hard to wake or revive them. Read more about What Is Narcan? What Does It Do?


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