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psychedelics
psychedelics

Shrooms Could Help Scientists Better Understand Consciousness

Could that psychedelic-induced dreamlike state help scientists figure out how to better treat mental illness?
Lea Surugue
5.3.18
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Experts Are Concerned that Kratom Will Become the Next Marijuana

The FDA's moves to ban kratom have already slowed research into its potential as a painkiller.
Troy Farah
5.1.18
mindfulness
mindfulness

This Is What Happens When You Combine Weed and Meditation

Marijuana can be a shortcut to enlightenment.
Jessie Gill
4.23.18
How to Not Die
How to Not Die

What You Should Know if You’re Thinking About Treating Yourself With Psychedelics

MDMA is being celebrated as a new treatment for PTSD—but at what cost?
Suzannah Weiss
3.30.18
Autism
Autism

This Emotionally Intelligent Device Is Helping Kids with Autism Form Bonds

"There was an instantaneous smile and alertness in his eyes that has never really been there before."
Mariana Fernandez
3.20.18
HIV
HIV

Updated HIV Laws May Only Protect the Privileged

Lawyers warn that oversimplification of cutting-edge HIV science could backfire for the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
3.20.18
LGBTQ health
LGBTQ health

This Is What Happens When a Trans Woman Gets Testicular Cancer

Cancer may get in the way of Natalie Jeffery's drag career, but it's not getting in the way of her transition.
Matthew Terrell
3.2.18
Sex
Sex

Everything You Need to Know About Prosthetic Testicles

If you lose a ball, should you get it replaced?
Grant Stoddard
2.12.18
healthcare
healthcare

How to Make Millennials Actually Go to the Doctor

Blockchain might revolutionize our medical care.
Hannah Oreskovich
2.6.18
Doin It Well
Doin It Well

Do Penis Extenders Work?

One of these contraptions and a little gumption could turn an average sized wang into a larger-than-average one.
Grant Stoddard
1.26.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Should I Take Testosterone for 'Low T'?

I fantasized that taking testosterone would make me like Mario on a super mushroom.
Grant Stoddard
1.23.18
How Not to Die
How Not to Die

How Doctors Keep Jehovah’s Witnesses Alive When They Refuse Blood Transfusions

“I was raised in a religion where blood transfusions were the worst possible thing you could ever do.”
Elizabeth Brown
1.17.18