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Before the mid-1990s, marijuana was illegal across the United States for any purpose, medicinal or recreational. However, the current landscape is quite different. Today, 33 states, four inhabited U.S. territories, and Washington DC allow marijuana for medical use with the permission of a doctor, and...

No matter what kind of pain one has there's always a remedy for it, and it's typically as easy as taking a prescribed pharmaceutical or natural supplement to ease it. Every solution usually has a downside though, including side effects or even possible addictive properties....

CBD oil, or a cannabidiol oil that is derived from the cannabis plant, has seen a large surge in popularity over the last several years. Once considered a controversial product due to its proximity to an illegal drug, CBD has now been embraced as a...

Drug testing a common tool for everyone from employers to rehabilitation centers. Used to determine worthiness for a job, sobriety for those struggling with addiction, or even by medical professionals to guide a course of treatment, drug tests play a large role in society. Historically, these...

Blood panels are a common part of physical exams, but to the layperson, they're almost meaningless in their complexity. With every metric – red blood cell count, cholesterol, iron levels, and so many more – measured completely differently and independently from one another, it's not...

Medical care has come a long way since the days of attempting the bleed away disease with the use of leeches and putting heroin in children's cough syrup. Today, it's possible to address diseases and disorders with resources never before thought possible, from treating cancer...

We announce with great pleasure a strategic alliance between Captiva Lab and Capstone Healthcare. Together, both organizations bring years of combined experience, devotion, and leadership in the industry of diagnostic testing. The Captiva- Capstone alliance, will allow the two diagnostic laboratories to adapt to the...