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Tags: mental health

12/22/2017

No discussion of risks in NPR’s look at brain-zapping implants to treat destructive impulses

12/5/2016

LA Times strikes the right balance by reporting evenly on both harms and benefits of ‘magic mushrooms’ for cancer patients

6/9/2016

Guardian hypes possible blood test for depression as ‘breakthrough’

5/19/2016

Reuters jumps the gun on 12-patient trial to test safety of ‘magic mushrooms’

5/6/2016

Online program to prevent depression: Solid effort by NPR, though a key limitation was overlooked

4/21/2016

Globe story on experimental autism treatment is all anecdote, no data

1/27/2015

Day Tripping: Benefits Seen in Psychedelics