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Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh less and are less likely to be obese. New research finds a surprising correlation between marijuana use and lower weight. Recent surveys estimate that over 22 million people in the United States ages 12 and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Using stem cells to combat osteoarthritis

In a recent preliminary study, scientists used stem cells to ease osteoarthritis. Although the trial was small-scale, the results are promising and will pave the way for larger studies. A recent pilot study investigates stem cells as a potential treatment for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis of the knee (KOA) occurs when the cartilage — the joint’s natural… Read More »

Medical News Today: More evidence that being active extends life

Exercise is well-known to improve health, but new research finds that simply adding more movement throughout the day can actually help people live longer. Move more, live longer, according to a recent study. Those seeking to better their overall health often head to the gym — or, instead, become overwhelmed at the prospect and skip… Read More »