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From College Buddies to CBD Entrepreneurs: Batch by Wisconsin Hemp Scientific

From College Buddies to CBD Entrepreneurs: Batch by Wisconsin Hemp Scientific

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 27, 2020

Three life-long friends are reinvigorating Wisconsin's historic hemp industry with a vertically integrated company producing some of the industry's best CBD products.

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

Need a COVID-19 Nurse? That'll Be $8,000 a Week

By Markian Hawryluk, Rae Ellen | Nov 27, 2020

In Sioux Falls, South Dakota, nurses can make more than $6,200 a week. A recent posting for a job in Fargo, North Dakota, offered more than $8,000 a week. Some can get as much as $10,000.

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26, 2020

EDGE canvassed various industries to curate our favorite picks of the season. Some are splurge-worthy; others are affordable giveaways that won't break the bank. Above all, conscious giving remains one of the most prominent themes of 2020.

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

Nov 26, 2020

Diagnosed with stage-four cancer, one patient is pouring energy into a new effort to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms — to ease their psychic pain.

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25, 2020

"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 25, 2020

EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings

By Lisa Marie Pane, Sophia Tulp | Nov 25, 2020

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

Keep the Mask: A Vaccine Won't End the US Crisis Right Away

By Candice Choi | Nov 25, 2020

Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the U.S.

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

Lambda Legal Sues on Behalf of Teen Over Trans Exclusion in Health Benefits

Nov 24, 2020

"This denial ... sends a message to my son and all transgender people, that their health care needs aren't real or they're not worthy of care. I won't accept that," says the teen's mom Patti Pritchard.

Are Dining Tents a Safe Way to Eat Out During the Pandemic?

Are Dining Tents a Safe Way to Eat Out During the Pandemic?

Nov 24, 2020

Health experts say outdoor dining tents are generally safer than dining inside, but caution that they're not all equal.

In Pandemic-Era Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

In Pandemic-Era Isolation, Meaning of 'Self-Care' Evolves

By Anne D'Innocenzio, Sophia Rosenbaum | Nov 24, 2020

"People are being more mindful of what people are putting on their skin and in their bodies because of the pandemic," says Lauren Yavor, a beauty influencer.

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

By Victoria Knight | Nov 24, 2020

Americans who do choose to fly will be subject to evolving COVID safety policies that vary by airline, a result of the continuing lack of a unified federal strategy.

Thanksgiving Could be Make-or-Break in US Virus Response

Thanksgiving Could be Make-or-Break in US Virus Response

By Michael Rubinkam | Nov 24, 2020

In Pennsylvania, if you're having friends over to socialize, you're supposed to wear a mask — and so are your friends. That's the rule, but Barb Chestnut has no intention of following it.

Will Social Distancing Weaken Your Immune System?

Will Social Distancing Weaken Your Immune System?

Nov 23, 2020

Some worry a lack of contact with others will weaken their immune system by reducing its active contact with germs.

Inequality 'Baked Into' Virus Testing Access as Cases Surge

Inequality 'Baked Into' Virus Testing Access as Cases Surge

By Christine Fernando, Carolyn Thompson | Nov 23, 2020

Lines for free COVID-19 tests stretch for blocks and hours in cities where people feel the dual strain of the coronavirus surge and the approaching holidays.

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine Shown to be 'Highly Effective'

By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless | Nov 23, 2020

AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

Changing New Zealand's Approach to Transgender and Non-Binary Healthcare

Changing New Zealand's Approach to Transgender and Non-Binary Healthcare

Nov 22, 2020

Demand for healthcare for transgender people is on the rise in New Zealand but training for health professionals to develop basic competencies is lagging behind.

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

By Harris Meyer | Nov 21, 2020

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

People Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure

People Proving to Be Weakest Link for Apps Tracking COVID Exposure

By Rae Ellen Bichell | Nov 20, 2020

A more states roll out smartphone contact-tracing technology, challenges are emerging. Namely, human nature.

CBD from Morning 'til Night: What to Take When

CBD from Morning 'til Night: What to Take When

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 20, 2020

CBD products are adaptable. They may uplift mood, enhance focus or reduce pain. And yes, some do improve sleep and promote relaxation. The experts at CBD Unlimited tell us what to take when for maximum benefit.

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