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mdma-reaches-next-step-toward-approval-for-treatment
However, in the early 1980s, MDMA fled the clinic to the dance floor, where it became known as ecstasy. In 1985 the Drug Enforcement Administration criminalized MDMA as a List I substance, defined as "currently unaccepted medical use and high potential for abuse".Some mental health workers continued to administer MDMA-based therapies underground, but most stopped. The number...
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liesbeth-stoeffler-61-runner-kept-going-by-rare-lung-treatment-dies
Liesbeth Stoeffler's doctors had to make a courageous decision in 2009. Ms. Stoeffler was on a ventilator and deeply sedated after cystic fibrosis destroyed the lungs that had once given her the ability to run and hike.She needed a double lung transplant, but doctors feared that prolonged ventilatory time could make her too weak or malnourished to be...
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