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Mental illness


Sometime after Roof killed nine Bible study worshipers at this city’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, he wrote in a journal that he had “not shed a tear for the innocent people I killed.” On Wednesday morning, standing before the jurors who will decide if he should get the death penalty, Roof again offered no …

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In what is probably the WORST episode of “Hoarders”, a woman saves her poop and is SHOCKED to learn where the awful stench in her home is coming from. And that isn’t even the worst of it, she has also been eating her poop for YEARS. How they even attempted to clean the place is …

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Suicide is a horrific tragedy. But with the right person, in the right place, at the right time it can be stopped. Darnell Barton was just your average bus driver from Buffalo, New York. But when he saw a troubled-looking woman considering jumping off a bridge into the middle of a freeway, he became a national hero. Barton …

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In June 2015 we reported on the re-emerging field of using psychedelics to treat mental illness, with psilocybin, in particular, showing great promise for chronic anxiety and depression. Western medicine began realizing its potential in the 1940s, but medical research was stamped out with the War on Drugs. Now, as the injustice of the drug …

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