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MARIJUANA IS LINKED TO PSYCHOSIS

Adverse Consequences of Marijuana Use Are The Link to Psychiatric Disorders, Particularly The Increased Risk of Schizophrenia. [Multiple References] Acute (present during intoxication) Impaired short-term memory Impaired attention, judgment, and other cognitive functions Impaired coordination and balance Increased heart rate Anxiety, paranoia (etiology, cause) Psychosis (uncommon) Persistent (lasting longer than intoxication, but may not be […]

Radiological Imaging Is Standard of Diagnosing Lower Limb Stress Fractures

“Clinical Question: Stress fractures can be difficult to diagnose due to differential diagnoses and imaging technologies that lack the ability to accurately detect bony changes in the early phases of injury. Proper management is dependent on early diagnosis. Scintigraphy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been established as the gold standards for diagnosing stress fractures. It […]

NCAA MARIJUANA POLICY

24/7 the NCAA bans the use of Illicit drugs. Marijuana medical and recreational use laws vary from state to state. The NCAA drug-testing program, along with clear policies and effective education, protects student-athletes who play by the rules by playing clean. The purpose of the drug-testing program is to deter student-athletes from using performance-enhancing drugs, […]

CANNABIS EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENTS: NEGATIVE BRAIN ANATOMY CHANGES AND DEFECTIVE COGNITION

Abstract: “Rates of cannabis use among adolescents are high, and are increasing concurrent with changes in the legal status of marijuana and societal attitudes regarding its use. “Recreational cannabis use is understudied, especially in the adolescent period when neural maturation may make users particularly vulnerable to the effects of Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on brain structure. “In […]

SATURDAY PHYSICAL CHILD ABUSE IS ASSOCIATED WITH FRIDAY REPORT CARD RELASE

Dec. 17, 2018: Introduction: Corporal punishment is broadly defined as using physical force to correct or control a child’s behavior. More than half of parents report using corporal punishment for children younger than 10 years, and 75% to 95% of parents reporting using corporal punishment for children aged 2 to 8 years.1,2 Although corporal punishment is […]

KENTUCKY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION CONGRATULATES MICHEAL B. MINIX, SR., M.D. 50 YEARS MEDICAL PRACTICE

What has being a KMA member meant to you? The meaning of KMA membership for me is comradery. The KMA has been and continues to be a ‘brother/sisterhood’ for sharing all the intricacies of the practice of medicine for near 50 years. What do you think is the biggest benefit to organized medicine? The biggest […]

MARYLAND FOOTBALL JORDAN McNAIR DEATH

University of Maryland football report after Jordan McNair’s death The Baltimore Sun has obtained a copy of the roughly 200-page investigative reportprobing the University of Maryland football program’s culture following allegations that the team was ruled by an atmosphere of bullying and intimidation. The football program has been under a harsh spotlight since the death of […]

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS are affected by many factors. Six of the factors that affect relationships, because the factors cannot be blended, synthesized and synchronized are: 1.     COMMUNICATION 2.     BELONINGNESS 3.     INTERPERSONAL ENERGY FIELDS 4.     SCIENCE OF LOVE 5.     TYPES of THINKING including Spiritual Thinking 6.     TEMPERAMENT Mixing Consciousness (Conscious Mind) and Other Brain NeuroNetworks For Interpersonal […]

MARIJUANA (CANNABIS) EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENTS WORSE THAN ALCOHOL REPORT

Objective: Alcohol and cannabis misuse are related to impaired cognition. When inferring causality, 4 nonexclusive theoretical models can account for this association: 1) a common underlying vulnerability model; 2) a neuroplasticity model in which impairment is concurrent with changes in substance use but temporary because of neuroplastic brain processes that restore function; 3) a neurotoxicity […]

FORMING TEAMMATE PARTNERSHIPS DURING EXERCISE AND CONDITIONING AIDS PREVENTION OF SPORT HEAT STROKE

1 Life Saved from Heat Stroke, with reasonable Emergency Service, is as if the rescuer has saved the whole world” [Sacred, Reasonable Service, Romans 12:1 KJVHB]  American Football is categorized by most appraisers a Full Contact and Hand-to-Hand Combat Sport. Within the football Rules of the game, Athletes experience significant deliberate and incidental physical and psychological […]