Link and Comment: How Safe Is Ayahuasca? Large-Scale Study Explores | Technology Networks

At the University of Melbourne, Dr. Daniel Perkins is involved in a number of research projects surrounding medicinal psychedelics and medicinal cannabis. He is the director of the Global Ayahuasca Project, which aims to increase our understanding of ayahuasca drinking context across the world, including why people drink it, the…

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Bias Detection Tools in Health Care Challenge

This challenge aims to improve trust in artificial intelligence and machine learning through bias detection and mitigation. To address these issues [of bias] and improve clinician and patient trust in AI/ML-based CDS tools, this Challenge invites groups to develop bias-detection and -correction tools that foster “good algorithmic practice” and mitigate…

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Link to the Full article: Explaining the positive relationship between state-level paid family leave and mental health

This mixed-methods study is based on focus groups with over 100 women in four states with operating programs and a secondary analysis of Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) data. It presents evidence of how PFL may facilitate longer leave that possibly leads to improved mental health outcomes by providing…

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Link: About the NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory – Pain Management Collaboratory

The Pain Management Collaboratory is comprised of 11 large-scale, multisite, pragmatic clinical trials that focus on implementation and evaluation of nonpharmacological approaches for the management of pain and common co-occurring conditions in Military and Veterans healthcare systems. The Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating Center (PMC3) facilitates and supports the individual trials…

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