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Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

Molly to Treat PTSD? Some Experts Say Yes

By Will Stone | Aug 23
Scientists are testing how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA can be used in combination with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD that has not responded to other treatments.

U.N. Says Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

U.N. Says Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

By Jamey Keaten, Maria Cheng | Aug 23
The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on the environment and health.

Reported Illnesses Among Vapers Reaches 150 Possible Cases

Reported Illnesses Among Vapers Reaches 150 Possible Cases

By Mike Stobbe | Aug 22
The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states.

The Collapse of a Hospital Empire — And Towns Left in the Wreckage

The Collapse of a Hospital Empire — And Towns Left in the Wreckage

By Barbara Feder Ostrov, Lauren Weber | Aug 22
How companies run by Miami businessman Jorge A. Perez and his associates were able to drive so many hospitals into the ground so quickly, devastating their communities, is a story about the fragility of health care in rural America.

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

A Brush With a Notorious Cat, My Rabies Education and the Big Bill That Followed

By Caitlin Hillyard | Aug 22
What I learned, besides fascinating facts about rabies, its transmission and the horrible ways one can die from it, was that any one of us is a mere cat scratch away from financial peril if we aren't lucky enough to have good health insurance.

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

By Lauren Neergaard | Aug 21
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.

Can GAINSWave ED Treatment Change Your Life? Men Say 'Yes'

Can GAINSWave ED Treatment Change Your Life? Men Say 'Yes'

By Joseph Pedro | Aug 21
Quick fixes may treat the symptoms, but never the cause... until now. GAINSWave technology is a major breakthrough.

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

By Jill Gleeson | Aug 21
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.

Aretha Franklin's Cancer Doctors Recall Her Grace and Grit

Aretha Franklin's Cancer Doctors Recall Her Grace and Grit

By Jeff Karoub | Aug 20
Regardless of her reputation as a performer, Aretha Franklin's cancer doctors say she was no diva as a patient.

Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

Aug 20
Out actor Colton Haynes has discussed his addiction and mental health in the past but he took to Instagram this week to share photos of himself during "dark times" when he was hospitalized last year after a drug and alcohol bender.

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