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Study: Scientists Test MDMA For Psychotherapy In California

Study: Scientists Test MDMA For Psychotherapy In California. / Shutterstock

A team of psychotherapists at a Marin County clinic now have permission to start using ecstasy in therapy trials. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, San Anselmo psychiatrist and MDMA psychotherapy advocate Dr. Philip Wolfson is recruiting 18 people for ...

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STUDY: Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

Among women in the United States, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. / Flickr

A study conducted by Pew Research Center and the Census Bureau says that fewer women in the US are childless in their 40’s. The most significant drop was noticed in the case of women who had a Master’s degree or ...

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Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Scientists have found a link between urine and what that may possibly reveal about a persons ability to become obese. Researchers reviewed data from more than 2,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom. The subjects had samples of ...

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24 Hospitalized & 1 Dead After Church Potluck Tainted With Botulism

Food contaminated with Botulism / Imgur

Nearly 25 people have been hospitalized, including a 54-year-old woman who died, due to a botulism breakout after a church potluck. Investigators are trying to pinpoint which dish served at an Ohio church potluck was behind a botulism outbreak that ...

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Major Blue Bell Recall: 3rd Time Products Pulled From Listeria Outbreak

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Blue Bell Creameries has expanded its nationwide recall to include all their products after more containers were found to be tainted with Listeria. The company issued a video statement a short time ago saying it is voluntarily recalling all their ...

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The 60th Anniversary Of Jonas Salk’s Polio Vaccine

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April 12th marks the 60th anniversary of the polio vaccine. 60 years ago, before the vaccine which saved many lives was developed, thousands of children across the globe crippled by this dangerous disease poliomyelitis. Poliomyelitis or infantile paralysis is an ...

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Texas Cattle Ranches Produce Harmful Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Originating From Texas Cattle Ranches / iStock Photo

Latest research suggests that Texas cattle ranches could be the source of antibiotic resistant bacteria, which are becoming airborne. Poor quality samples collected downwind from cattle ranches were examined by the researchers from Texas Tech University. Antibiotic resistant bacteria have been ...

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3 Alcoholic Drinks Daily Raises Liver Cancer Risk Substantially

Woman drinking Alcohol / Flickr

People who have three or more alcoholic drinks daily could be raising their odds for liver cancer, according to a report from a panel of experts. On the other hand, the report, from the World Cancer Research Fund International, found “strong ...

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New Study Links Mediterranean Diet To Fountain Of Youth

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The Mediterranean diet consistently has been linked with an array of health benefits, including decreased risk of chronic disease and cancer. Until now, however, no studies had associated the diet with longer telomeres, one of the biomarkers of aging. In ...

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Anorexia Nervosa: France Taking A Stand Against ‘Too Thin’ Models

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The government of France has announced that it’s looking to pass a bill that will ban super-skinny (anorexic nervosa) fashion models, as well the agencies that allow and promote such unrealistic and unhealthy beauty standards. “Extreme action like this may be what’s ...

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