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Let me introduce myself. My name is Mark Sisson. I’m 63 years young. I live and work in Malibu, California. In a past life I was a professional marathoner and triathlete. Now my life goal is to help 100 million people get healthy. I started this blog in 2006 to empower people to take full responsibility for their own health and enjoyment of life by investigating, discussing, and critically rethinking everything we’ve assumed to be true about health and wellness...

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December 21, 2006

Magic Mushrooms & the Boy Who Felt No Pain

By Mark Sisson

The world of drug development is complicated, fascinating and sometimes, just plain wacky. Here are two new potential drugs-in-the-making which may have some excellent therapeutic benefits (hey, not all drugs are bad):

Ok, Which Frog-Licker Figured This Out?

Call it accidental scientific discovery, but I suspect at least one of these researchers has a rebellious teen in the family.

Genetic Pain Defect May Help Make Surgical Procedures Painless

A boy who felt no pain may help scientists develop better analgesics.

Hey, don't even think about it!

[tags] magic mushroom, frog licking, analgesics, drugs, strange medicine, oddities [/tags]

TAGS:  humor, Hype

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