Health and Wellness

Panel rejects psychedelic drug MDMA as a PTSD treatment in possible setback for advocates

A first-of-a-kind proposal to begin using the mind-altering drug MDMA as a treatment for PTSD was roundly criticized Tuesday —…

B.C. ICU doctor says parents need to better protect kids from poisonings

Thomas EleyJune 5, 2024

Anybody can get poisoned at home, but most of the time it happens to hungry kids when parents’ backs are…

Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Cameron KennedyMay 23, 2024

A new study has linked the legalization of cannabis with a rise in the number of Ontario seniors visiting emergency…

Inside Alberta’s promising psychedelic-assisted therapy industry

The Canadian PressMay 18, 2024

The view from Cena Life’s new clinic in a South Edmonton high-rise looks out clear to the edge of the…

8 emerging uses for medical cannabis

Hope is on the horizon for people who want to use marijuana to treat medical conditions. While many closely associate…

What does science say about the ingredients in functional beverages?

Associated PressApril 20, 2024

Functional beverages – or drinks promoted as offering mental or physical benefits beyond hydration – are growing in popularity around…

Youth who had cannabis-induced psychosis support standard dose recommendation

The Canadian PressMarch 31, 2024

Two young people who were diagnosed with cannabis-induced psychosis are supporting an expert panel’s recommendation that Health Canada establish a…

California could legalize psychedelic therapy after rejecting ‘magic mushroom’ decriminalization

Associated PressFebruary 10, 2024

A pair of California lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill on Tuesday to allow people 21 and older to consume psychedelic…

73% of pot purchases from legal sources, up from 37% in 2019: Health Canada

The Canadian PressFebruary 10, 2024

An annual survey from Health Canada shows 73 per cent of respondents are buying their cannabis from legal sources. That…

Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders: Ontario study

The Canadian PressFebruary 10, 2024

Cannabis use may increase the risk of developing a new anxiety disorder or worsen existing anxiety, a large Ontario study…

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