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Ketamine offers new hope for patients with severe depression

<b>Inspired by promising research into ketamine's therapeutic effects, people are swapping strategies online on how to use the drug to ease their despair. Could 'Special K' be a panacea for depression? Wency Leung reports</b><p>John woke up one morning feeling almost like his old self.<p>He got out of bed, took …

I’m a psychotherapist, but the craziest job I ever had was driving escorts to meet their clients

“Are you stripping?” my girlfriend asked me. She stared at the money clip I’d thrown on her coffee table. A crisp fifty dollar bill was folded underneath the clasp.<p>“What are you talking about?” I asked—aiming for casual, but sounding guilty.<p>“<i>Something</i> is going on,” she said. “Even when you’re here, …

Dorit Kemsley Reflects on the "Shocking" Xanax Smoothie Incident

The #RHOBH rookie says the unconventional concoction was "all in great fun."<p>Dorit Kemsley's rookie season on <i>The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</i> …

Income inequality in China is bad, but it’s worse in the US

China’s growing income gap could be bad news for the communist party.<p>While nearly 2 million Chinese people live on less than $2 per day, the economic powerhouse is also home to more billionaires than the United States. And yet, new data by the World Wealth and Income Database shows economic …

Income Inequality

How Texas’ crusade against sex trafficking has left victims behind

<i>(Editor's note: Morgan Smith, Neena Satija and Edgar Walters are reporters with The Texas Tribune. To read more of The Tribune's multi-part series,</i> …

Child Welfare

Cities Where Crime Is Soaring

Violent crime is a broad category that includes rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and murder. While these crimes have become less and less common …

Florists who do weddings must provide flower arrangements for same-sex weddings

By Eugene Volokh<p>Eugene Volokh<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Contributor, The Volokh Conspiracy<p>So the Washington state Supreme Court unanimously held this morning, in <i>State v. Arlene’s Flowers</i>.<p>The florist argued that the First Amendment barred the government from compelling her to speak, and flower arranging should …

Washington State

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

Dalai Lama