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Joe Biden’s former brain surgeon explains why he’s not too old to be president

Biden's surgeon said he's voting for the one candidate that he is "absolutely certain has a brain that is functioning."

Evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can help treat diseases. Here are the most promising uses.

There's been a resurgence of interest in psychedelic drugs' potential to treat conditions like depression. Research is beginning to yield new treatments.

Denver just became the first city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what they do to your body and mind.

Mushroom's active ingredient is a drug called psilocybin, which has the potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression.
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I’m a neurosurgeon, and these are the 4 things I do to avoid burnout

Burnout is a state of exhaustion resulting from high stress and high ideals in "helping" professions. Here are simple steps to preventing it.
Psychedelics appear to have a unique ability to treat conditions that fail to respond to even the best current medicines.

Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world’s first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines

The research hub opens Friday with funds from Tim Ferriss. Scientists will explore the drugs' potential to treat mental illnesses like depression.
Nicole Phelps, Michael Phelps and Boomer Phelps in the pool.

Michael Phelps teaches his 2-year-old son a special ‘lion’s breath’ technique — part of the mental-health routine that Phelps ...

Michael Phelps is teaching his 2-year-old a simple breathing technique for dealing with frustration. It's a strategy supported by science.
A not-to-scale diagram of the "sewing machine."

A team of scientists linked to Elon Musk appear to be making progress putting chips into brains

A group of researchers published a paper about a new technique for inserting probes into brains, which they described as a 'sewing machine.'
Sleep is crucial to both your brain and body health.

8 surprising things your body is doing while you sleep

Your body goes through a lot while you're sleeping. From fighting infection to renewing skin, here's what your body is doing while you sleep.

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

Unlike the depression drugs available for decades, neither of the two new drugs is a pill. One is a nasal spray; the latest is an injection made by Sage.
After the swab was removed, the doctors removed the excess air cells and gave the man antibiotics.

A man got an infection in his brain lining after using a cotton swab to clean out his ear

After using a cotton swab, a man had a seizure and was diagnosed with a brain infection.