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'Laughing Gas' Now An Option For Mothers In Labor

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities birthing center is offering a new pain killer option for moms in labor.  But it’s not a drug, it’s a gas. 291 more words

News

A Rose in Bloom--Part 30 (Rose's Evil-Eye)

“Just breathe deeply through your nose. That’s it. Just breathe slowly. Are you starting to feel the effect of the laughing gas now? Let me know if you feel like you’re getting too much nitrous oxide, and I’ll turn it down.” 1,538 more words

Serial Story

The Streets Of London - Part Twelve

Albemarle Street – W1S

One of the many irksome hazards facing a driver who wants to get from A to B is the one-way system that inevitably means a detour via C and D, if you are lucky. 457 more words

Culture

26th December 1799: Laughing Gas.

Nitrous Oxide (N2O, is commonly called ‘Laughing Gas’, a colourless, almost odourless gas which was discovered in 1793 by Joseph Priestley.(1)

Today Boxing Day in 1799, the eccentric scientist, Dr.Thomas Beddoes persuaded the 20 years’ old Humphry Davy to inhale 32 pints of laughing gas (nitrous oxide). 336 more words

December

Santa Will Kick Tomorrow

The thing about snorting reindeer dust is that you get so high that it takes you almost a full year to come down. So you can imagine how bad off old Kris Kringle was after having spent the last six months on an extravagant freebasing bender in Tangiers. 1,508 more words

Fiction

New Depression Treatment So Obvious You Won’t Believe It’s NEVER Been Tried Before

Source: PsyBlog, 12/2014

Laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, improves the symptoms of severe depression, according to a new pilot study.

The research, conducted at Washington University School of Medicine in St. 291 more words

Health

Pilot Study: Can Laughing Gas Be Used To Treat Severe Depression?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141210074146.htm

A pilot study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has shown that nitrous oxide (laughing gas) might be a potential treatment for severe depression in patients whose symptoms don’t respond to standard therapies. 175 more words

Depression