May 25, 2023

Medicinal Use of Ketamine Is Surging. So Are Illicit Forms of the Drug.

(Washington Post) – U.S. authorities have seized increasing quantities of illegal ketamine, according to new research, a trend that coincides with the psychedelic drug’s rising popularity as a treatment for mental health ailments. The number of ketamine seizures by federal, … Read More

May 24, 2023

Eating Disorders in Teen Girls Doubled During the Pandemic

(MedPage Today) – “Female youth, especially female adolescents, represented the most vulnerable population with regard to marked increases in the prevalence of MH [mental health] diagnoses during the pandemic, the most pronounced being the prevalence of eating disorders,” the authors … Read More

May 23, 2023

From Birth to Death: Black Americans and a Lifetime of Disparities

(Associated Press) – The health inequities documented in this project have their roots in a long history of medical racism. The AP has collected a small sample of that history related to every phase of life. Read the Five-Part series … Read More