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Stuff in ‘magic mushrooms’ could treat major depression

Two doses of the psychedelic substance psilocybin, given with supportive psychotherapy, produced rapid and large reductions in depressive symptoms in a small study of adults with major depression, researchers report. According to the study, most participants showed improvement and half of study participants achieved remission through the four-week follow-up. A compound found in so-called magic…

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End-of-life care stats reveal racial gaps

Black Americans pursue more intensive treatments than white Americans in the last six months of life, researchers report. White people are also more likely to use hospice care, according to the new study. The intensive treatments Black patients are more likely to seek include mechanical ventilation, gastronomy tube insertion, hemodialysis, CPR, and multiple emergency room…

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