J.K. Rowling Fires Back at Critics: Hormones, Surgery for Young People a ‘New Kind of Conversion Therapy’

(Hank Berrien) After she was slammed for liking a tweet that argued that hormone prescriptions can be necessary and lifesaving, but they should be a last resort, “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, who has been the center of a brouhaha over transgender issues, fired back with a Twitter thread in which she fiercely argued against the trend of young people being “shunted towards hormones and surgery.”

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Elves, Guides, Robots and Aliens: The Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelic Entity Encounters

(Nikki Harper) As psychedelic research continues to come of age, following decades of shunning, evidence is mounting that psychedelic drugs can have positive therapeutic effects. As we have previously reported here on Wake Up World, psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and MDMA (ecstasy) have both recently been granted Breakthrough Status by the FDA, a designation given to drugs with clinically significant and potentially far reaching benefits. Psilocybin is heading towards phase 3 human trials as a treatment for major depressive disorder, while MDMA is close to approval as a PTSD treatment.

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UV Rays Emitted Inside Trachea via New Therapeutic Could ‘Eradicate’ Viruses and Bacteria

(Micheal Wing) A new medical technology that emits ultraviolet light inside the body could be used as a therapeutic to eradicate “a wide range of viruses and bacteria, inclusive of coronavirus,” stated a press release on Monday, April 20th.

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While Media Mocks Trump for Suggesting Light Treatment for Coronavirus Patients, Bio-Tech Company Working With FDA and Cedars-Sinai on UV Light Treatment to Kill the Virus in Patients

(Kristinn Taylor) The media, including the Drudge Report, is mocking President Trump for his comments at Thursday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing where he tossed out suggestions for treating patients along the lines of chemo-therapy or light therapy.

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Stressed at School? Art Therapy Reduces Stress Headaches In Teenage Girls

(Natural News) Teenagers report higher levels of stress than adults, and cite school as the highest contributing factor, according to the American Psychological Association’s annual report. A summary from 2013 concluded that while stress among Americans was not new, “what’s troubling is the stress outlook for teens in the United States.”

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Crying Therapy: How to Stop Being an Emotionally Repressed Person

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(Aletheia Luna) Growing up, I rarely saw my parents cry. I’ve never once seen my father cry, and have only ever seen my mother cry a handful of times.  But you know, I’m not alone in these observations.  Many of you would have grown up with very stoic parents like myself, rarely seeing tears of joy or happiness emerge from their eyes.

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