Things are getting pretty mystical at New York University, where doctors are using hallucinogenic drugs in a clinical study to relieve anxiety about death. The results so far: kind of mind-blowing.

The patients took a drug called psilocybin, which is chemically related to LSD, and is the active ingredient in 'magic mushrooms'.

Read The New Yorker article about Anthony, his patients, and the history of using psychedelic drugs in scientific research. ...[Continue reading on Cbc]