American Heart Association

Can ‘magic’ mushrooms help terminally ill patients?

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in hallucinogenic “magic” mushrooms, is playing a mystical role for terminally ill patients by helping them come to terms with unresolved problems, emotions and even their imminent death, according to those who have worked with such individuals.

The psychedelic drug is illegal […]

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Health, Patients, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Can ‘magic’ mushrooms help terminally ill patients?

Conference looks at the issues surrounding mortality and medicine

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

To draw attention to how care is offered to people with advanced illness, a two-day conference focused on strategies that align high quality care with the goals and wishes of the patients who are facing mortality.

“All of us here understand – at the most human […]

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Health, Patients|Tags: , , |3 Comments