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Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon different products intended to help with pain relief. (Stephanie O’Neill for KHN)

Day-Tripping: People In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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What Are The 7 Best, Most Amazing Travel Benefits?

You think you know a place, even if you’ve never seen it. After all, you’ve watched television shows about it.

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Can Having A Considerate Partner Lead To Longer Life?

Research shows having a partner whom you feel understands you, and cares about and appreciates you is linked to better health and well-being.

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Bernie Sanders promoting Medicare For All

Why ‘Medicare For All’ Better Cost More

Recent polling by the Kaiser Family Foundation suggests that more than half of all Americans support a national health plan, an increase from 40 percent 20 years ago.

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Americans over the age of 50 show up more often to vote compared to younger voters

This week, AARP Maine announced the results of their 2018 Survey Insights from Maine’s Voters Age 50+.

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