The DEA says it will put kratom, a leaf indigenous to Southeast Asia, on its list of most severely prohibited drugs. But scientists and users — who say kratom has helped them kick opioid addictions — think that’s a mistake.
Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.
The agreement affects several popular brands, including Solgar, Nature’s Bounty and Sundown Naturals.
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A 32-year-old woman from Washington state had a lifesaving heart transplant — only to contract Legionnaires’ disease.
A fifth patient has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at the University of Washington Medical Center and, in an unrelated case, a patient was confirmed...