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Study: Gun-related homicides, suicides kill more than war

Mass shootings and acts of terrorism may dominate headlines, but it's the homicides and, to a lesser extent, the suicides that happen out of the spotlight that make up the bulk of firearm-related deaths around the world, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA.

Amid seizures, man sketched his 'beautiful' hallucinations

At first, he would see a colorful circle. It would grow a shimmering, flashing tail "dripping" down, which he compared to fireworks. "It's beautiful!" he said of one of these episodes -- but they gave him headaches, blinded him when they occurred and left a visual deficit in the right field of his vision for minutes after they subsided.

Prostate cancer screening recommendations rolled back

Men between the ages of 55 and 69 -- particularly those at high-risk for prostate cancer -- should talk to their physicians about the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening, according to new guidelines released Tuesday.

Cigarettes and pot linked to teen psychosis

For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. Psychosis describes the mental condition of losing touch with reality, such as experiencing hallucinations or delusions.