Patients Legally Take Ecstasy While Receiving Therapy In Marin CountyDecades after the U.S. Federal Government banned the drug ecstasy a Bay Area medical team got special permission to study its therapeutic use in patients with life-threatening illness.
Feds Approve Ecstasy Therapy Study In Marin CountyA team of psychotherapists at a Marin County clinic now have permission to start using ecstasy in therapy trials.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
Obama Calls For End To Gay 'Conversion' Therapy For KidsPresident Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
Berkeley Family Raises Nearly $200,000 To Save Young Daughter With Rare Neurological ConditionA Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To California Ban On Gay Conversion TherapyThe justices on Monday let stand an appeals court ruling that said the state’s ban on so-called conversion therapy for minors doesn’t violate the free speech rights of licensed counselors and patients seeking treatment.
Alexander Shulgin, ‘Godfather of Ecstasy’, Dies At Lafayette Home Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died at his Lafayette home on Monday according to his wife.
Best Places For Summer Accessories In The South BayYou will not find summer accessories like these in every boutique across the South Bay or within the city, so have fun and shop away.
Combat Veterans Use Photography To Cope With PTSDVeterans suffering from PTSD and other mental challenges are processing their emotions in a photography class at the VA's Menlo Park campus.
California Moving Closer To Ban On Sexual Orientation Therapy For Minors A key State Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would ban what's known as "reparative" or "sexual orientation change" therapy for minors.
HealthWatch: Biopuncture May Offer Quick Relief For AthletesWeekend warriors and professional sports athletes are gravitating towards an experimental therapy to treat their aches and pains known as biopuncture.
ConsumerWatch: More Therapists Treating Clients OnlineA growing number of Americans are confiding their problems to mental health professionals they’re meeting and seeing on-line. But, experts warn there are risks to dealing with a therapist who you might never actually meet face-to-face.