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“Magic Mushrooms,” Psilocybin and Mental Health

Psilocybin is the primary psychoactive ingredient found in so-called “magic mushrooms.” Beyond its recreational use, research indicates that controlled psilocybin therapy shows potential for the treatment of mental and behavioral health disorders.

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The Benefits of Boredom

The impact of being overly connected is that we’re always ‘on,’ which doesn’t allow us to relax and impacts our sleep, productivity & mental health. Allowing ourselves to be ‘bored’ stimulates innovation and creativity.

When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room for Gastrointestinal Illness

Recently, some doctors have seen an increase in children presenting with gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea. But when does your child’s stomach illness require emergency care?

Infographic: What to Do If You’re Exposed to COVID-19

What to Do If You’re Exposed to COVID-19

What should you do if you test positive for COVID-19 or you're exposed to someone who has? The answer depends on whether or not you're up to date on your vaccinations.

Firefighter and paramedic Ricky Fetter stands beside Engine 7

Firefighter Finds Out He Needs Quintuple Bypass Surgery

Shortness of breath was the only symptom 49-year-old firefighter and paramedic, Ricky Fetter, was experiencing. When an EKG revealed that all five of his cardiac vessels were blocked, Ricky got the care he needed, just in the nick of time.

Abhishek Ray, MD and Eric Hess in the MRI room

Executive in the Right Place at the Right Time to Receive Lifesaving Stroke Care

When Eric Hess decided to head into work in spite of persistent, severe head and neck pain, he didn’t know his strong work ethic would ultimately save his life. Eric worked at UH Cleveland Medical Center, where he was quickly diagnosed and treated.

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Safe Exercise During Pregnancy, from Yoga to Marathon Training

In most uncomplicated pregnancies, regular exercise can provide important health benefits. Even intense exercise such as marathon training is possible if you follow some basic safety guidelines.

Man meeting with plastic surgeon before operation in clinic

Considering a Nose Job? Everything You Need to Know about Rhinoplasty

The board-certified ENT and facial plastic surgeons at UH have the advanced expertise to enhance the appearance of the nose, improve nasal function or both.

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