The Daily Populous

Saturday April 6th, 2019 evening edition

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After several months of chemo and immunotherapy, the 44-year-old decided the traditional treatments he’d been undergoing weren’t enough.

The crippling side effects of the drugs had left him feeling hollow—and only exacerbated his already acute feelings of anxiety and depression.

Desperate to alleviate his crushing stress, this letdown led Dan toward the decision to experiment with psilocybin.

Reading Michael Pollan’s book, How To Change Your Mind, and the research being done at Johns Hopkins gave me motivation.”.

For more than 15 years, the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit has been the foremost research team in the US for psychedelic studies.

Key among the topics being explored were psilocybin’s effects on addiction, depression in the physically healthy, and the depression and anxiety brought on by a cancer diagnosis.

“Cancer patients show dramatic reductions of depression and anxiety that have lasted at least six months and sometimes a year—which is amazing,” he says. »

Meet the Rare Swimming Wolves That Eat Seafood

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British filmmaker Bertie Gregory was one of the lucky ones: He saw coastal wolves—also known as sea wolves—in 2011.

Roughly the size of Maryland, the island and its remote western fringes are still a wild frontier in the Pacific Northwest.

There are two populations: mainland coastal wolves and coastal island wolves, the latter being the focus of Gregory’s quest. »

3 Black Churches Have Burned in 10 Days in a Single Louisiana Parish

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ATLANTA — Three historically black churches have burned in less than two weeks in one south Louisiana parish, where officials said they had found “suspicious elements” in each case.

The officials have not ruled out the possibility of arson, or the possibility that the fires are related.

The three fires occurred on March 26, Tuesday and Thursday in St. Landry Parish, north of Lafayette. »

‘Suicide Squad’: Deadshot Removed From Sequel as Idris Elba Moves to New Character (EXCLUSIVE)

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Though it was previously reported that Elba would be replacing Will Smith as Deadshot in the new pic, sources now tell Variety that all parties including director James Gunn have decided to move on from the Deadshot character, with Elba playing a new character in “The Suicide Squad.”.

It is unknown what character Elba would now be playing, but after taking the last few weeks to discuss, everyone involved felt this was the right move.

The original “Suicide Squad” — starring Smith, Jared Leto and Robbie — became a massive box office sensation when it hit theaters in 2016, grossing $746 million worldwide. »