Category Archives: Health/Mental Care

How Cannabis Was Used to Shrink One of the Most Aggressive Brain Cancers


Wai Lu | The Conversation | AlterNet | November 14, 2014 Widely proscribed around the world for its recreational uses, cannabis is being used in a number of different therapeutic ways to bring relief for severe medical conditions. Products using cannabinoids, the … Continue reading

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Zachary Quinto defends himself against backlash over his comments about HIV-AIDS and PrEP


Greg Hernandez | Gay Star News | November 15, 2014 Zachary Quinto has suffered some backlash this week for comments he made to Out Magazine slamming some in the gay community for ‘complacency’ and ‘laziness’ towards AIDS. While ‘thrilled’ his … Continue reading

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Zachary Quinto Says Gay Community Has Become Lazy And Complacent About AIDS Due To Drugs Like PrEP


Queerty | November 12, 2014 I think there’s a tremendous sense of complacency in the LGBT community. AIDS has lost the edge of horror it possessed when it swept through the world in the ’80s. Today’s generation sees it more as … Continue reading

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Marcus Bachmann: Left believes it’s ‘blasphemous’ to counsel Christian gay conversion


Tom Boggioni | Raw Story | November 10, 2014 Marcus Bachmann, Michele Bachmann (WikiCommons – David Shankbone) In a radio interview recorded by Right Wing Watch, the husband of outgoing Congresswoman Michele Bachmann defended the controversial “gay conversion” therapy practiced at his … Continue reading

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Bad News For Bottoms: New Study Finds Too Much Penetration Can Cause Cancer


Graham Gremore | Queerty | October 30, 2014 Oh, great. The fundamentalists are going to have a field day with this one. A new study out of the University of Montréal has found that men who have sex with 20 or more … Continue reading

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How the US controls the poor through their teeth


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4 Illegal Drugs that Could Safely Treat Depression


The Guardian /|David Derbyshire | AlterNet | October 25, 2014  Next year, if all goes to plan, a dozen patients with clinical  depression will be invited to a UK laboratory and given psilocybin – the psychedelic ingredient found in magic mushrooms. Over … Continue reading

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Obama considers appointing Ebola czar


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The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%—Is a Defense Contractor to Blame?


Sharon Lerner  | The Nation | October 16, 2014 Residents of The Acreage, a south Florida town, at a community meeting in 2010 (Gary Coronado / The Palm Beach Post) This article was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund … Continue reading

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US’ Ebola response fails again


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