Women and Weed: Findings from Formerly Forbidden Research, Part 1

Part 1. Differences in Men and Women and Weed  Current legal status U.S. First banned for use in the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act, cannabis remains under the regulation of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) under Schedule I of the Controlled Substance Act of 1970 (with amendments through 2017). Drugs under Schedule I, by definition have […]

We’re Actually in the Middle of two Pandemics

Do you have coronavirus fatigue? Are you tired of talking about the coronavirus pandemic? Yeah? Let’s talk about the other pandemic instead. What other pandemic, you say? The STI pandemic. What STI pandemic, you say? The STI pandemic that no one’s talking about.   What’s going on with STIs? Over 100 million Americans have an […]

STD, STI, or maybe STID? Stumbling over terms hinders communication

STD: sexually transmitted disease — a term used since the mid-1970s for an infectious disease that is usually transmitted during oral sex, anal sex or other intimate contacts with the genitals. It is generally thought that the change from venereal disease (VD) to STD was intended to decrease the stigma associated with the antiquated term VD. […]