Male teachers are disproportionately more likely than women to be sanctioned for misconduct.
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A new analysis finds that teacher sanctions are relatively rare. But when they do occur, it’s usually related to sex and drugs.
Psychedelic trips and near-death experiences share some common features.
Society has very different attitudes to near-death experiences and psychedelics.
It takes a tremendous amount of computing power to simulate all the components and behaviors of viruses and cells.
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Scanning through billions of chemicals to find a few potential drugs for treating COVID-19 requires computers that harness together thousands of processors.
Overdose involving GHB and alcohol can cause a person to have breathing difficulties, respiratory failure, coma, or death.
The use of alcohol with GHB is very dangerous because it can increase the toxic effects of the drug. It should also not be used in combination with sedatives or other anaesthetics.
We’ve got better at managing the health risks of traditional drugs of abuse, but novel psychoactive substances, or ‘legal highs’, are a dangerous unknown.
The Saint Regis Mohawk tribe has struck a multimillion-dollar deal with Allergan. But the deal may do more harm than good.
If doctors prescribe generic drugs rather than their brand name equivalents, most times patients benefit.
A push towards prescribing generic medications rather than their branded equivalents, as flagged in the budget, may have benefits beyond simple cost savings.
Sometimes doctors need help, too.
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Physician Health Programs are intended to help doctors with substance abuse disorders and mental health problems. But that’s not always what happens.
Pills ok during pregnancy? We can’t know if we don’t study them.
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