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Drugs

We Looked Into Whether CBD Would Show Up in a Drug Test

Despite the wellness glow surrounding CBD products, could they make you fail a pre-employment pee test?
Elizabeth Brico
5 hours ago
Harm Reduction

An Influential Think Tank Suggested That Harm Reduction Doesn't Work

The Brookings Institution claimed that syringe exchange programs and overdose-reversing drugs will make the addiction crisis worse—ignoring decades of public health data. With record opioid overdose deaths, getting these recommendations right matters.
Maia Szalavitz
a day ago
recalls

Kotex Tampons Are Being Recalled After Reports of Them Unravelling Inside People's Vaginas

One type of Kotex tampon is being pulled from shelves after some customers had to seek medical attention.
Susan Rinkunas
a day ago
Eat This

How to Get Some of the Benefits of a Vegan Diet Without Actually Going Vegan

Eating kind of like a vegan can give you a healthier heart, lower cholesterol, awesome poops—and you don't have to part with your bacon.
Grant Stoddard
a day ago
Fighting Words

Insurance Is Supposed to Cover Addiction Treatment, But It's Still a Nightmare

The barriers insurance companies place in the way of treatment are killing people.
Maia Szalavitz
4 days ago
Phys Ed

Being Sore After a Workout Doesn't Mean Your Muscles Are Growing

There’s very little evidence to show that being sore indicates muscle damage or faster muscle growth, or that a lack of soreness means that your workout wasn’t effective.
Christian Finn
2 days ago
Disparities

The Lingering Effects of Wildfires Will Disproportionately Hurt People of Color

The health impacts of wildfire aftermath can be far-reaching—and they're an often overlooked part of racial health disparities.
L. Parshley
12.7.18
Sex

How I Made Consensual Non-Monogamy Work

My girlfriend was the one interested in the idea of being open; I was duly terrified at the prospect. I asked for a six-month freeze on the non-monogamy plan—which turned out to be exactly what I needed.
Grant Stoddard
2 days ago
Autism

There’s a Movement to Legalize Weed Extracts for Kids With Autism

Parents are fighting for the right to use CBD oil for their children's symptoms.
Troy Farah
3 days ago
relationships

This Is When I Realized I Had to Cut Ties With My Mother

The "last-straw incident" describes the moment of clarity people have when they know a relationship needs to end.
Harriet Brown
3 days ago
therapy

Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy

Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
3 days ago
therapy

This Is How One 28-Year-Old Manages Pain and Anxiety

To cope, I go on shopping binges. I work myself past exhaustion. On the positive side, I go dancing with friends. I host a drawing night to build community and foster creative energy. I make art, I listen to music.
Tonic Editors
12.6.18

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