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Fighting Words

Our Wellness Obsession Doesn’t Do Much For People Who Have No Access to Real Produce

True wellness is not just about the individual person.
Shayla Love
4 days ago
grief

Experiencing Loss Can Make Celebrating Other People’s Joy Incredibly Painful

Since Jamie died, I’ve tried to protect myself by limiting my exposure to others’ happy life events.
Katie Hawkins-Gaar
2 days ago
psychology

Narcissistic Traits Might Differ Depending on How You Vote

A recent study looks at personality traits like exhibitionism and entitlement in Republicans and Democrats.
Jesse Hicks
3 days ago
addiction

The People Who Build Our Towns Are Dying of Overdoses More Than Anyone Else

Recent analyses show that people in the construction industry are six times more likely to die of an opioid overdose than other workers.
Jason Silverstein
11.12.18
Eat This

Changing Your Metabolism Isn't Complicated or Mysterious

Just quit making these five common mistakes.
Grant Stoddard
3 days ago
disability

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog

Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.
Cindy Kuzma
2 days ago
diet

Recent Headlines About Low-Carb Diets Are Misleading

Many stories play to the popular fantasy that, when the right magical formula comes along, weight loss can be uncoupled from calories. But it's just that—a fantasy.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
2 days ago
addiction

The Hell of Getting Methadone When You’re Away from Home

While most people on daily meds for chronic conditions don’t think twice about traveling, people who take methadone describe the experience as a stressful, tedious slog that takes weeks of preparation.
Zachary Siegel
3 days ago
mind

How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety

As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Julie Stewart
4 days ago
SEX

Being a Single Mother Made Me Embrace the Sex Drive I Thought Was Dead

Newly single moms can be horny as hell. I can testify.
Sarah Bregel
4 days ago
body

Catheters Are Causing Serious Problems in Hospitals

Around a third of people catheterized will develop bacteria in their urine, and a quarter will develop symptoms of a catheter-associated UTI.
Jane Feinmann
5 days ago
mental health

Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.13.18

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