Isaac Vinocur

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CBD Has Been Deemed a Medicine by the Government, But Sellers Have to Stop Selling in 28 Days

"It's potentially a health disaster for tens of thousands of people."<p>The government arm responsible for regulating medicine has deemed CBD (cannabidiol) – a component of hemp used to treat or ease the symptoms of various illnesses – a legitimate medicine. While this is a step in the right direction …

A New Study Suggests Cannabis Could Treat Cervical Cancer

Cannabis acted on the cancerous cells through apoptosis, a process of cell death.<p>A new study suggests that cannabis might be useful in treating cervical cancer.<p>Through in vitro, or test tube/petri dish, analysis, researchers from the biochemistry department at North-West University in …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

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Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

A Doctor's Take on Pot

On August 11th, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its decision to keep marijuana classified as a Schedule I drug. The federal government …

The 10 Best—and 10 Worst—Deals at Whole Foods

Non-dairy milk is a steal at this grocery store, but there's a 30% markup on some gluten-free items.<p>Whole Foods dubs itself “America’s Healthiest …

Legal Marijuana Linked to Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

In states where medical marijuana is legal, prescriptions for drugs for conditions where pot could serve as an alternative have dropped …

Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

In 431 B.C. Hippocrates said, "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food"<p>More than 2500 years later, we are inundated with advertisements …

Super-Depressing Study Links Alcohol Consumption with Stomach Cancer

Maybe wait to crack open that third beer...<p>Sometimes we get to report great news, like how the agave in tequila could help fight osteoporosis and how …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

Easy Banana Pudding Cake Recipe

"My family always thinks this cake takes way more time and energy to fix then it actually does. Who am I to correct them?! Top with sliced bananas …

The first ever scientific study to capture images of your brain on LSD had to be crowdfunded

If anybody understands the difficult of studying LSD’s effects on humans, David Nutt does. In the US and the UK, this psychedelic is a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous category, which means even a scientist at one of the top universities in the world can’t get money from research-funding bodies. …