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The High Life
The High Life

Weed Seems to Protect Your Liver From the Effects of Hard Drinking

Though it shouldn’t encourage anyone to start slamming shots after taking a dab​.
Troy Farah
3 days ago
mental health
mental health

There's a Creative Benefit to Watching Trashy Reality TV

A short break from thinking could yield your best work yet.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
3 days ago
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault

Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Steph Auteri
3 days ago
psychedelics
psychedelics

This Is What LSD Does to a Musician’s Creative Process

When melodies mimic the arc of an acid trip, the result can be some really adventurous music.
Suzannah Weiss
2.13.18
relationships
relationships

14 Kinds of Love That English Doesn't Have a Word For

Love is more complicated than swooning, star-crossed romance.
Tim Lomas
3 days ago
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

The Grief and Terror of Realizing Your Parents Are Aging

The shift from “my parents are healthy and indestructible” to talking about mortality on the drive back from Costco feels crazy.
Emily Cassel
2.13.18
poverty
poverty

Trump's Alternative to Food Stamps Is Unrealistic, Unhealthy, and Offensive

Once again, the Trump administration invented a problem whose only solution is taking money from the poor to give to the rich.
Jason Silverstein
4 days ago
death
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Obsessed With Wellness Can't Accept That We're All Gonna Die

“Wellness is a 21st-century secular belief system that, psychologically speaking, is fundamentally directed at avoiding death anxiety.”
Shayla Love
2.13.18
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
5 days ago
That Was Awkward
That Was Awkward

How to Talk About Awkward Things

Awkward conversations can be valuable in the long run. Here's some psychology-based advice for dealing with uncomfortable subjects.
Melissa Dahl
2.13.18
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