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Author P.E. Moskowitz on March 11, 2021, in Brooklyn, New York. Photos by Yael Malka for Elemental

Why ketamine is just right for these dissociative times


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What adverse reactions look like — and how risky they really are

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A day after Oregon legalizes psilocybin, a new study adds to a growing body of literature that psychedelics can be useful for psychiatry

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The sobering lessons behind spikes in steroids, insomnia drugs, and more

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Compassionate use allows very sick people to get access to treatments that might help Covid-19 — but it’s complicated.

A photo of a bottle of Remdesivir.
A photo of a bottle of Remdesivir.
One vial of the drug remdesivir. Photo: Ulrich Perrey/POOL/AFP/Getty Images


Doctors say it’s too soon for enthusiasm, and patients’ families are frustrated by the distribution of the drug

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The president’s praise for an unproven drug didn’t make me hopeful. Instead, it has sent my family into a state of panic.

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Illustrations: George Wylesol

Trikafta has been a game changer for many people with cystic fibrosis, but not everyone gets access


What to know about the clinical trials for remdesivir, chloroquine, and more

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Drug trips, under controlled conditions, break down the barriers between people and bring users closer to nature

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