Articles About Brandon Hill's West Nile Infection

“Take Appropriate Precautions”, says Brandon Hill, West Nile Survivor

In 2003, Brandon Hill, brother to Rae Lyn Mefford, owner of Advanced Mobile Healthcare, was a 32 construction worker for Southard Corporation in Kansas, putting in doors and working on patios.  A mosquito, acting as an infection vector for West Nile virus, nearly killed him. About West Nile West Nile has been in Kansas since 2002, so it wasn’t as large concern …

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15 Minutes With Rae Lyn Mefford, Owner of Advanced Mobile Healthcare

  While most of the Healthcare Insights section of the Advanced Mobile Healthcare Care website is dedicated to information on healthcare topics, we also wanted to feature those who work at AMH, so people can put names with the faces.  Of course, we decided to start at the top.  Rae Lyn Mefford, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, is the founder and owner of …

What is Zika?

Making news over the last year internationally has been the health concern of Zika.   What is Zika, what are the risks of Zika infection in the United States (particularly in Kansas), and what can you do to reduce those risks? The Zika Virus The Zika virus was originally discovered 1947 in Uganda, though the first human cases of Zika didn’t …

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The Legal Status of Cannabinoids & Cannabis

Be sure to check out Part I (“What’s the Deal With Cannabinoids”) and Part II (“Potential Benefits and Applications of Cannabinoids“), so you can pick up some of the terminology and science behind cannabinoids before digging into the laws and politics of the situation. Generally speaking, possession of Cannabis, most Cannabinoid Oils, or Marijuana is illegal in the United States. …

The Cannabinoids in chemical diagram form

Potential Benefits and Applications of Cannabinoids

If you haven’t read “What’s the Deal With Cannabinoids” (Part one of our three part series), you may want to read it prior to proceeding here.  Part I offers some foundation and expectations of cannabinoids and covers terminology used in this Part II. Medical Effects of Cannabinoids While THC is often associated with the psychoactive effects, it does contain a …

The Cannabinoids in chemical diagram form

What’s the Deal With Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids have been gaining press exposure for years and often with mixed views. You may see Facebook ads and email spam claiming “natural cannabinoids”, “legal cannabinoids”, “synthetic cannabinoids”, and a hundreds of other variations in the headlines about the health effects. This article only covers the general basics. Covering the topic of cannabinoids could easily become an entire book, if we …