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Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances

Study finds increase in overall rate of exposure to natural psychoactive substances

AANA reminds patients to share details of medication use with nurse anesthetist

AANA reminds patients to share details of medication use with nurse anesthetist

Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

Nicotine reinforcement demonstrated in study with ‘never-smokers’

Study points to genetic/metabolic factors that make people vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Study points to genetic/metabolic factors that make people vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Study reports nearly half of facial cosmetic plastic surgery patients take herbal supplements

Study reports nearly half of facial cosmetic plastic surgery patients take herbal supplements

Clinical study reveals that Kava could be an alternative treatment for GAD

Clinical study reveals that Kava could be an alternative treatment for GAD

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Novel system could allow broader screening for esophageal cancer, other conditions

Additional research required to assess effectiveness of herbal remedies for insomnia

Additional research required to assess effectiveness of herbal remedies for insomnia

Multiple studies find no consensus on kava-induced hepatotoxicity in Western countries

Multiple studies find no consensus on kava-induced hepatotoxicity in Western countries

Fiji ban on gatherings to curb typhoid outbreak

Fiji ban on gatherings to curb typhoid outbreak

Kava tea may cause kidney failure and muscle breakdown

Kava tea may cause kidney failure and muscle breakdown

Medical experts propose six-point framework for safe production and use of Kava plant

Medical experts propose six-point framework for safe production and use of Kava plant

FDA, Optivia collaborate to examine effect of dietary supplements in drug-induced liver injury

FDA, Optivia collaborate to examine effect of dietary supplements in drug-induced liver injury

Some herbal remedies for anxiety disorders effective

Some herbal remedies for anxiety disorders effective

Herbal supplements can treat anxiety disorders

Herbal supplements can treat anxiety disorders

Herbal dietary supplements may contain toxic metals

Herbal dietary supplements may contain toxic metals

Concerns over safety and effectiveness of "natural" treatments for treating anxiety

Concerns over safety and effectiveness of "natural" treatments for treating anxiety

16 kg Kava seized: an Aboriginal elder arrested in connection

16 kg Kava seized: an Aboriginal elder arrested in connection

Herbal supplements aren't always safe!

Herbal supplements aren't always safe!

South Pacific drink Kava safe and effective in reducing anxiety

South Pacific drink Kava safe and effective in reducing anxiety