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on July 7, 2016 in World News

Groundbreaking Study Shows Cannabis Can Counter Alzheimer’s Disease

Medical cannabis shows some promising results, according to the Salk Institute. The Free Thought Project As the baby boom generation begins to reach age 65 and beyond, the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is escalating rapidly. This debilitating condition causes deterioration of thinking skills and memory, leading to the inability to recognize loved ones or carry out basic tasks. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. About 5.4 million Americans now live with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to rise to 13.8 million by 2050 if no prevention or cure is developed. Fortunately, medical...

Medical cannabis shows some promising results, according to the Salk Institute. The Free Thought Project As the baby boom generation begins to reach age 65 and beyond, the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is escalating rapidly. This debilitating condition...

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