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5.2.17

Virtual Reality Could Help Break America's Opioid Addiction

Patients report their pain fell by as much as 75 percent when using the devices.

2.16.17

How Dangerous is it to Take Expired Drugs?

Here's how much the date on the pill bottle really matters.

12.6.16

Antidepressants Just Make Me Feel Worse

Yet to seek mental health care in America is to have drugs foisted on you like you're backstage at Coachella.

10.13.16

Rank Your Records: Brian Molko Skeptically Rates Placebo’s Eight LPs

As the band celebrates 20 years of releasing records, Molko looks back at his output.

5.31.16

The Glorious Highs and Dismal Lows of Life Without My Bipolar Meds

A manic episode is like a frenzied bukakke party in my head, and I'm all the participants at once.

3.9.16

Are We (Finally) About to Start Studying Marijuana as a Treatment for PTSD?

An interview with medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley.

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8.23.15

The Post-SSRI Orgasmic High

SSRIs are a form of antidepressants known to suppress libido, so what happens to your sex drive when you stop taking them?

7.17.15

Fixed in a Flash: The Utopian Future of Health Care, as Seen in Science Fiction

Why our sci-fi dreams of the future of medicine are indistinguishable from magic.