In Praise of Ground Cannabis Flower

In Praise of Ground Cannabis Flower

Many recreationally oriented cannabis users don’t like the idea of pre-ground cannabis flower.  They insist that they should buy intact buds so they can inspect the quality, color, structure, humidity, etc.  While recreational users are entitled to...
Can You Use Hemp Salve for Pain?

Can You Use Hemp Salve for Pain?

This might be my shortest blog post ever.  The answer is no.  Or, at least, if you want it to work.  Let me explain.   First, let’s talk about what a hemp salve is.  We need to discuss what is hemp, and what is a salve.  All the...
Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare by Jill Becker, MD Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts I’ve found that many people have taken to “DIY-ing” (do it yourself-ing) their own medical care – to their detriment. Oftentimes...
Does Marijuana Affect Sperm Count and Male Fertility?

Does Marijuana Affect Sperm Count and Male Fertility?

Certain activities, substances, or even physical environments can decrease male fertility by killing or damaging sperm cells. If you’re trying to conceive with your partner, or if you think you might like to start a family someday, keep reading to learn more...
How and Why Sexual Dysfunction Occurs in Men and Women

How and Why Sexual Dysfunction Occurs in Men and Women

Human sexuality is incredibly complex, and, as with anything complicated, there are countless opportunities for dysfunction to occur. Despite decades of research by doctors and psychologists – to say nothing of the millions of books, websites, and magazines...