Shut out from mainstream medicine, some immigrants are buying expensive, unproven Covid therapies from “wellness” clinics or turning to the black market.
Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and so does Wall Street. But some researchers are wary about this going too far.
A growing number of programs aim to help doctors, nurses and medical students who are struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic.
You and plants, together during a fearsomely uncertain time.
West Coast wellness elites think kambo, an Amazonian frog poison drug, is helping them purge “toxins” from their lives.
In our own era of mysterious diseases, the supposition that some plants might cure the human organs they most resemble is surfacing once more.
Long thought to have medicinal benefits, fungi including reishi, lion’s mane and chaga are gaining popularity in the wellness world.
Milford Graves devoted himself to studying the rhythms of the heart. It turns out he was creating a technique to treat himself.
Herbal formulas are also a potion for national cohesion.
The herbalist Jade Marks shares three simple recipes for calming, restorative drinks.
Afghanistan’s health system, largely dependent on foreign aid, has been overwhelmed, and official numbers are seen as an indication of a widening catastrophe.