Lawmakers open to MDMA as a mental health treatment in Colorado — if federal government approves

When Boulder psychiatrist Will Van Derveer first heard about people treating severe mental health issues with MDMA — popularly known as the party drug ecstasy, or molly — he was extremely skeptical. He recalled learning it was a drug of abuse and could even burn holes in users’ brains. Then he started seeing the results … Read more

10 Chest Exercises to Stretch and Tone your Upper Body

Whether you’re looking to improve your posture, increase upper-body strength, or even increase the size of your chest, exercises that target the pectoral muscles can help. Not only do chest exercises focus on the pecs, but they also work the shoulders, arms and armpits. (Yes, even helping to eliminate that dreaded armpit flab). As a … Read more

Cutting down on sodium-intake can reduce your risk of THESE chronic conditions

According to a study published in The Lancet, reducing sodium intake could help improve certain symptoms in patients with heart failure. Although it did not lower hospital visits or deaths in them, the study found that it could ease their symptoms such as swelling, fatigue and coughing. The research involved 806 heart failure patients at … Read more

Patients return to doctors’ offices in large numbers as pandemic eases

As the COVID-19 pandemic recedes in much of the country — for now — people are returning for in-person medical visits, and the demand has made getting appointments difficult, experts say. Photo by fernandozhiminaicela/Pixabay April 6 (UPI) — With the worst of the Omicron surge in the COVID-19 pandemic fading in much of the country, … Read more

Get The Daily Nutrition You Need With Just One Drink

TMZ may collect a share of sales or other compensation from links on this page. Getting proper nutrition is a challenge. We could probably all stand to be eating a little better. But fortunately, there are ways to hack your daily nutritional intake and experience the resulting health benefits. And, Athletic Greens AG1 is probably … Read more

These Pros Are Making Fitness More Inclusive

Working out can be intimidating, especially if you don’t fit the mold. You know the one I mean: white, minimal body fat, extremely athletic. Images the fitness industry has force-fed us for decades usually feature a cis woman who’s strong but not visibly muscular, and is wearing the “perfect” athletic attire. Next to her is … Read more

What will COVID-19 look like in 2100? Scientists predict three possible scenarios

Imagine it’s March 2100. What cars remain are electric, or flying, or both; subways and high-speed rail are the dominant forms of transit. Contemporary architecture is designed around climate change, the main crisis humanity is facing. And as public health leaders around the world gather for an annual summit, they reflect on the 80th anniversary … Read more