More than half of people using cannabis for pain experience multiple withdrawal symptoms

IMAGE: An illustration of withdrawal symptoms related to cannabis use view more  Credit: University of Michigan More than half of people who use medical marijuana products to ease pain also experience clusters of multiple withdrawal symptoms when they’re between uses, a new study finds. And about 10% of the patients taking part in the study experienced […]

One psychedelic experience may lessen trauma of racial injustice

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A single positive experience on a psychedelic drug may help reduce stress, depression and anxiety symptoms in Black, Indigenous and people of color whose encounters with racism have had lasting harm, a new study suggests. The participants in the retrospective study reported that their trauma-related symptoms linked to racist acts were lowered […]

How to get a true 4K experience on Netflix

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the best Netflix experience possible. (Mollie Sivaram/Unsplash/) Netflix continues to be one of the go-to streaming services for on-demand entertainment, and a big part of its appeal is the multiple ways you can access it—from virtual reality headsets, smartphones, and the Amazon Echo Show smart displays to name a few. […]

Study shows minimal impact of APPs on ED productivity, flow, safety, patient experience

IMAGE: US national emergency medicine group: 13,024,216 visits, 105,863 emergency department days, 94 general emergency departments, and 19 states. view more  Credit: KIRSTY CHALLEN, B.SC., MBCHB, MRES, PH.D., LANCASHIRE TEACHING HOSPITALS, UNITED KINGDOM DES PLAINES, IL — Advanced practice providers (APPs) have lower productivity compared with emergency department physicians, seeing fewer and less complex patients and […]

Patients taking statins experience similar side effects from dummy pills

People taking dummy pills and statins experienced similar side effects in a new study. In a clinical trial of 60 patients, led by researchers at Imperial College London and clinicians at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, 90 per cent of symptoms experienced by patients whilst taking statins were all present when they took placebo pills. […]

How birth experience shapes development — ScienceDaily

It is an experience we all share, as miraculous as it is mysterious. Birth. Today, roughly one in three births in the United States occurs via cesarean section or C-section. In some other countries across the globe, like Brazil and Turkey, this percentage is even higher. Yet little is known about how delivery by C-section […]

Some COVID-19 “long haulers” experience lasting skin problems

BOSTON – Some patients with COVID-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared, according to a new analysis. The findings, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), point to another burden experienced by so-called “long haulers” who get […]

Unique pan designs for a creative cooking experience

Innovative cookware to replace your old pans. (Amazon/) Take your kitchen game up a notch when you invest in creative cookware. These thoughtfully-designed pans stand above the rest, making cooking efficient and—dare we say it—so much more fun. Bring on all the speciality desserts, tasty quiches, and perfectly grilled steak. Best multipurpose design: Anolon Advanced […]