Online Therapy For Insomnia Could Help You Sleep Better

For people with insomnia, help falling asleep may soon be available online: A recent clinical trial found that a web-based course of treatment for insomnia was effective at helping people get more sleep. Compared with people in the study who received no therapy, those who participated in the online treatment group fell asleep faster, woke […]

Medical Group Urges Protection For Doctors, Patients After U.S. Travel Ban

The largest U.S. physician group urged President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday to protect international doctors and seriously ill patients from an executive order that suspends travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. In a letter addressed to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the American Medical Association warned that the order created barriers to healthcare by preventing […]

Synthetic Marijuana Linked To Seizures, Psychosis And Death

Synthetic marijuana compounds, sometimes called K2 or Spice, are actually chemically different from marijuana, and are more dangerous than pot, according to a new review of studies. Synthetic marijuana compounds are linked to a number of serious side effects, including seizures, psychosis and even death, the review’s authors said. These compounds “produce a variety of […]

Paul Ryan Says Obamacare Replacement Will Pass This Year

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Republican leader said on Tuesday that legislation to replace former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law would be completed this year, trying to dispel the idea that the party is retreating from its campaign promise to dismantle Obamacare quickly. “The question is how long does it take to implement the […]