New shop in Marathon aims to introduce the beneficial side of CBD

Marathon has a new offering for residents who prefer the “natural” side of modern medicine. Meet Roger Haines, owner of Serenity CBD and E-liquids. A self-described “businessman...

E-Cigarettes and Youth – The Devil We Don’t Know

If you’ve been out and about as I have, you’re likely used to seeing them everywhere. All shapes and sizes, clouds of mist emanating from them. And...

Boy gets wish granted at DPMMR

Thirteen-year-old Alex Landskroener had a wish to swim with dolphins. Thanks to Kids Wish Network and Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, the Michigan boy, who has a...

The Cost of Diabetes – Drugs in District 26 some of most expensive

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Reform released a report in late June, detailing the inordinate cost of diabetes drugs for Americans — in particular,...

FWC encourages homeowners to kill green iguanas

The public perception of the green iguana has gone from oddity to nuisance to invasive exotic. And the Florida Wildlife Commission (FWC) is urging the public, in...

Seaweed Smells Like Trouble Record – Breaking Sargassum Drifts Threaten Public Health, Tourism and...

by Reda Wigle In the past several weeks, a noxious smell emanating from the beaches of the Keys has kept swimmers, sun seekers and nature lovers away from the...

LGBT – Where We Are Now

We are residents of a city of celebrations. This week, two prominent subgroups have reason to be jubilant. Our kids have another year of schooling under their...

Foundation teaches survival skills

By any standards, this is a success. In the past six weeks, three instructors and 49 kids have been schooled in the swim-float-survive technique in the Florida...

Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism

No matter where you live, you’re never far away from news and discussions on autism. Even if we just considered recent publications, there’s so much written that...

Barefoot Doctor answers the question: Is it safe to smoke pot when pregnant?

It’s happened. As was recently reported on these pages, Key West has its first legal cannabis dispensary, with more to follow. And all sorts of MDS (Mysterious...