From treating depression to helping manage alcohol addiction, researchers say legal medical “magic mushrooms” have many potential benefits.Psilocybin may have many potential benefits, but none have yet to be approved by the FDA. Getty Images Soft lighting. Comfortable furniture. Art decorating the walls. To the untrained eye, this setting appearsRead More →

Nearly all states have widespread flu activity. Flu activity rose significantly over the last week, with nearly every state in the union now reporting widespread activity. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) expects influenza activity to remain elevated for the next several weeks. Since October 1, 2018, there have beenRead More →

Researchers say a vast majority of patients lose weight and shed their diabetes diagnosis. Other experts urge caution, however. If 75 percent of the obese patients with type 2 diabetes achieved remission after gastric bypass surgery, would you say it sounds too good to be true? A recent study published in the Diabetologia journalRead More →

New research suggests binge drinking can make changes to your cells and make you crave alcohol even more. What does binge drinking do to your cells? That’s a question you may have never asked before, but new research suggests binge drinking could be causing enduring changes to your DNA thatRead More →

Cities and states are starting to approve bans on vaping in public places, such as bars and restaurants. At one point in history, smoking cigarettes was permitted almost anywhere. Outdoors and indoors, from offices to hospitals, it didn’t matter, especially on television. It took decades — after the objective andRead More →

Making sure kids aren’t afraid of needles can help keep them healthy in the long term. One of the worst things to witness as a parent is your child in pain. But many of us, along with our pediatricians, dismiss the anxiety and pain that can come with vaccines. AdultsRead More →