Legalized mushrooms, psychedelics approved by Colorado voters

(WASHINGTON) -- Colorado has become the second state to decriminalize and legalize recreational psychedelics. Voters passed a ballot initiative during last week's election that will make it legal for adults to purchase and use dimethyltryptamine (DMT), ibogaine, mescaline (excluding peyote), and psilocybin. Nearly 1.2 million... Read More.

More Glacier Peak Earthquake Sensors Approved

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) just gave the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) permits to install four new seismometers on Glacier Peak. The volcano deep within the Cascades currently has only one seismometer and is the least monitored volcano in the entire mountain range from... Read More.

1st injectable, bimonthly HIV treatment approved in UK

(LONDON) -- The UK approved a new HIV treatment that requires an injection every other month, rather than the current routine of taking pills every day. The UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimated that around 13,000 people will now be eligible for... Read More.

COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for 5-to 11-year-olds

OLYMPIA - On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced that parents can breathe a sigh of relief that their younger kids can now be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The announcement followed the message from the Western States Scientific Safety Advisory... Read More.

New Alzheimer’s drug is first of its kind to be FDA approved

(NEW YORK) -- In a major development for patients and the biotechnology industry, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a new drug, Aduhelm (aducanumab), for treating early Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease... Read More.