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Does it Matter That There’s CBD in Your Skincare?

I tried 40 CBD skincare products, read all the excited claims about them, and talked to three dermatologists with strong B.S. detectors about whether they actually work.
Rajul Punjabi
2 days ago
This Week in Science

More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us

A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
Shayla Love
2 days ago
body

Women With These Uterus Problems Often Don't Find Out Until They Get Pregnant

It can take miscarriages or preterm labor for people to learn there's even an issue with the organ.
Deana Morton
4.18.19
Weed Week

In States That Won’t Legalize Weed, Veterans Are Changing Minds

And laws.
Rick Morgan
4.18.19
relationships

You Don’t Need the Same Personality as Your Partner to Be Happy

This is where dating apps have it all wrong.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.16.19
Sex

I Bought a Bunch of Gas Station Boner Pills and Only Made It Through One

I didn't die, but I won't be trying the rest.
Grant Stoddard
4.16.19
Phys Ed

14 Wellness Influencers Making the Industry More Inclusive

These athletes, coaches, and yogis are a middle finger to the oppressively homogenous wellness world.
Spenser Mestel
4.15.19
Weed

Cannabis Users Might Need More Anesthesia in Medical Procedures

They needed 14 percent more fentanyl and 220.5 percent more propofol during procedures like endoscopies or colonoscopies.
Shayla Love
4.15.19
Drugs

The New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Kind of Misleading

Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.
Jesse Hicks
4.15.19
Fighting Words

Big Pharma’s Millions Won’t Solve the Opioid Crisis

Money from the first big opioid addiction settlement is being spent in the wrong places.
Maia Szalavitz
4.10.19
This Week in Science

The Sugar High Might Be a Myth

That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.
Shayla Love
4.12.19
mind

The Power of the Nocebo Effect

Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
Shayla Love
3.27.19

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