Why people in southern California can’t afford to get heat-related treatment

Western emergency medicine patients in Southern California are having to pay for hospitalization in order to treat a severe heat wave, according to a study released Tuesday.The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that emergency room admissions were more likely to be for heat-induced heart failure, respiratory failure, or pneumonia if …

A quick guide to Western Medicine’s most important issues

We’ve written extensively about Western Medicine and its role in the healthcare industry, but we haven’t yet covered a lot of the issues surrounding the health system.We wanted to do that, but our lack of knowledge about Western medicine is a huge reason we couldn’t get a definitive answer on what to expect from the …

How to Get Rid of Your Heat and Cool Down

The medical cannabis industry is thriving in the US, with prices starting at just $10 a gram.But some experts believe the high price tag and a lack of availability of high-quality products can be damaging to patients.In a new study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, researchers from Columbia University in New York, The Johns Hopkins …