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Psychedelic Drugs Helping Veterans with PTSD
Experts say that psychedelic drugs, along with psychotherapy, can help treat PTSD as well as depression. People Images/Getty ImagesMore veterans are turning to psychedelic drug-assisted therapy as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder as well as other mental health conditions such as depression
12-Year-Olds Consume 8 Hours of Media a Day: What to Do
New research finds that children consume an average of more than 8 hours of screen time per day by the time they reach 12 years old. SDI Productions/Getty ImagesDigital media use has become a ubiquitous part of life for children.Researchers have found that children’s screen time increases as they get older
Spicing Up Meals Can Help Lower Blood Pressure
Using spices in your food can help lower the amount of salt and sugar you consume. Cavan Images/Getty ImagesHigh blood pressure can increase a person’s risk of heart disease and stroke.Researchers say adding spices to your food can help lower blood pressure, at least temporarily
Lung Cancer Survival Rate Improves but Still Low
A woman in her seventies with stage 4 lung cancer gets help taking her medication from her granddaughter. Justin Paget/Getty ImagesMore than 230,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.The 5-year survivability rate has improved, but it’s still below other cancers



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