Carson Kessler

Asking for a friend

This Is What Road Rage Does to Your Body

Pretty much everyone has been angry behind the wheel, but outbursts (on or off the road) may not be great for you. This is what road rage can do to your brain and body.
Carson Kessler
8.22.18
depression

We Asked People How They Deal With Summer Depression

"The sun is a tyrant. It's a big, flaming ball of 'should.'"
Carson Kessler
7.31.18
body

How Three Asian Women Dealt With Their Eyelid Insecurities

Eyelid surgery is the most common cosmetic procedure request in Asia and the third most common cosmetic procedure worldwide.
Carson Kessler
6.13.18
body

This Is How Hungry Becomes Hangry

It’s not just a drop in blood sugar.
Carson Kessler
6.11.18
yikes

How to Avoid the Disease-Carrying Insects That Will Be Everywhere This Summer

The number of reported illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites has more than tripled since 2004.
Carson Kessler
5.4.18
Asking for a friend

How Many Days Can I Wear the Same Pair of Socks?

We asked a microbiologist to explain just how gross it is.
Carson Kessler
4.24.18
addiction

I Learned How to Treat an Opioid Overdose in 90 Minutes

The key points everyone should know.
Carson Kessler
4.18.18
personality

Four Reasons You Should Embrace Being an Introvert

Take a seat, extroverts.
Carson Kessler
4.6.18
hormones

Being Hormonal Is Actually A Good Thing

What we consider 'hormonal' is actually a sign of higher intelligence.
Carson Kessler
3.21.18
Occupational Hazard

This Is What It's Like to Be a Crime Scene Cleaner

Blood, guts, and trauma are just part of the job description.
Carson Kessler
2.28.18
Occupational Hazard

Working With Dead People Has Its Own Special Kind of Job Stress

People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
Carson Kessler
11.3.17