Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Reason Why Women Are More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety

Anxiety disorders – defined by excessive fear, restlessness, and muscle tension – are debilitating, disabling, and can increase the risk for depression and suicide. They are some of the most common mental health conditions around the world, affecting around four out of every 100 people and costing the health care system and job employers over US$42…

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Medical Marijuana May Reduce Opioid Painkillers

Legalization of medical marijuana may reduce the instances of opioid use in adults under 40 years of age, a new study analyzing traffic accidents has suggested. Published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health, the study noted a fall in the use of opioid painkillers in states where medical marijuana was legal and easily accessible,…

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Fear and Loathing in the Five-Star Rehab: Inside the Controversy Around Ibogaine, the Psychedelic Drug That Just May Cure Addiction

Perched on a rocky cliff above the azure Pacific, in Rosarito, on Mexico's Baja peninsula, sits the Holistic Sanctuary, a super luxe resort-clinic where the rich and tormented retreat to make all of their problems go away. A round white concrete disk with sweeping windows and a perimeter of stout palms, the Holistic Sanctuary looks like…