Health - tumblr m59pgl8R3N1qc1l8po1 1280 After 20 years of medical cannabis, gaps in product testing leave some Canadians feeling like guinea pigs | CBC Radio Rebecca Zak hoped a prescription for medical cannabis would help with her insomnia, but the need to experiment with dosage levels left her feeling like "her own guinea pig." "I was lying there, just full body buzz in the middle of the night," said Zak, from Dundas, Ont. "I didn't know, is this what I'm supposed to be looking for, is this working? So there was a lot of confusion for me," she told The Current's Matt Galloway. Zak asked her doctor for the cannabis oil prescription. According to Health Canada, 321,539 Canadians had active medical cannabis authorizations in December 2020. Despite medical cannabis being legal in Canada for 20 years, cannabis researcher James MacKillop said not enough is known about the efficacy or safety of the many products available. "There's not a lot of guidance from either physicians or so-called cannabis professionals because there isn't good evidence to base that on," said MacKillop, director of the Michael G. Court approval created 'grey area'
Military Kids Arkansas has done a great job of helping students whose parent or parents are in the military by providing resources to the families and schools. In 2012 The Arkansas Coalition for Military Children was created. The mission statement of ACMC is to develop and sustain a process to support children and youth of military families who have served or are currently serving our nation. There are over 18,000 military children in Arkansas today. Military include Active Duty, Arkansas National Guard (Army and Air) and Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine and Coast Guard Reserve children. Five stages of deployment have been identified and school counselors are asked to share these with their faculty. Pre-deployment - family is notified that member will be deployed, several weeks to a year in advance. Free tutoring for military families: Discussion of tough topics and helping children cope:
Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, and the Making Caring Common Project have come up with recommendations about how to raise children to become caring, respectful and responsible adults. (The Washington Post) Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, and the Making Caring Common Project have come up with recommendations about how to raise children to become caring, respectful and responsible adults. Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. I know, you’d think they are or that parents are teaching that themselves, right? About 80 percent of the youth in the study said their parents were more concerned with their achievement or happiness than whether they cared for others. Weissbourd and his cohorts have come up with recommendations about how to raise children to become caring, respectful and responsible adults. 1. Why? 2. 3. 4. 5. You might also like: