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Hospital’s Rooftop Farm Creates a More Sustainable and Healthy Way To Care for Patients

By Sara Tipton “Our food should be our medicine.” – Hippocrates Food is medicine and having access to foods that provide sustenance and health during illness and recovery is vital. One hospital wanted to ensure each patient was given nutrient-rich food during their stay and…

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Psychedelic Drugs Are Finally Being Used to Treat Depression in US Hospitals

By Elias Marat As the country increasingly sheds its prohibitionist stereotypes and misconceptions about psychedelic drugs, scientists and psychiatrists are increasingly embracing their potent qualities as “game-changers” in the fight to treat mental health disorders. The new trend unfolding across the U.S. has converted drugs…

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Virtual Reality Shows Promise for Pain Patients; This is Exactly Why It Should Not Be Used in Schools

By Patricia Burke Many groups are promoting the use of Virtual Reality as a treatment strategy for pain patients.  For example, VR is promoted as an alternative to opiates, “because it’s very powerful with no side effects.” According to Uploadvr.com, More than 11 percent of…

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