January 31, 2020

Teen who received double lung transplant shares warning

Source: CBS News A Michigan teenager who received what’s believed to be the first double lung transplant shares a warning for people addicted to vaping, including his own brother. 17-year-old Daniel Ament tells Dean Reynolds why he feels lucky to be alive. Read Full Article

January 13, 2020

The Kratom Debate: Helpful Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

Source: NPR Some people struggling with opioid addiction who switched to kratom swear the herb salvaged their lives. But federal agencies and the brother of a man who died from his kratom use warn of its risks.(Image credit: Catie Dull/NPR)

December 29, 2019

Genetic Revolution, Psychedelic Science, A Radical Solution

Source: CBS News An NIH clinical trial is ushering in a genetic revolution as an innovative type of gene therapy is used to attempt to cure sickle cell anemia; Then, Anderson Cooper reports on how psychedelics could help people with addiction and anxiety; And, one of the top medical schools in the United States goes […]

December 29, 2019

Researching psychedelics to treat addiction

Source: CBS News Study participants at some of the country’s leading medical research centers are going through intense therapy and six-hour psychedelic journeys deep into their minds to do things like quit smoking and worry less Read Full Article

December 28, 2019

Controversial radio icon Don Imus dies at age 79

Source: CBS News Don Imus- one of radio’s legendary — and most controversial — figures died Friday at a Texas hospital. One of the original shock-jocks, Imus had a long, ground-breaking career. But it was marred by bouts of alcoholism and drug addiction, and all but ended in disgrace after he made racist comments on […]