Denny Watkins

yikes

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
Denny Watkins
4.4.18
united states of addiction

Drug Deaths Are Highest in Regions with More Divorce and Single-Parent Families

A new study suggests that geography is far less important in explaining overdose deaths than are family life and job opportunities.
Denny Watkins
3.26.18
How Not to Die

4/20 Is Linked to an Increase in Deadly Car Crashes

For drivers under 21, the weed holiday is as deadly as Super Bowl Sunday.
Denny Watkins
2.12.18
SHIT

Surfers May Be Spreading Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Swallowing Poop-Laced Water

People swabbed their own butts for this study.
Denny Watkins
1.16.18
Whoa

Wounds Take Longer to Heal If You Get Them at Night

The human body is amazing and also very, very strange.
Denny Watkins
11.8.17
You're Smarter Than That

Is a Dental Deep Cleaning Ever Really Necessary?

This is when your dentist says you need a "special cleaning" under the gumline.
Denny Watkins
10.27.17
longevity

Your Tweets Could Say a Lot About How Early You'll Die

Only one in five tweets express happiness, a new study found.
Denny Watkins
9.21.17
Smoking

The Shady Link Between Big Tobacco and Nicotine Gum

The industry went from fearing nicotine replacements to selling them.
Denny Watkins
8.17.17
Smoking

What Will It Take for the Remaining 19 Percent of Smokers to Quit?

People have a few ideas.
Denny Watkins
8.4.17
Mind Games

Excessive Worriers Might Have Their Big Brains to Blame

Scientists have pinpointed where your hand-wringing originates.
Denny Watkins
5.18.17
Feeling the Burn

Scientists Are Trying to Make Sunscreen Way Less Annoying

They'd like it to be as easy as swallowing a pill.
Denny Watkins
5.15.17
Asking for a friend

What Happens When a Human Eats Pet Food?

A question for our uncertain times.
Denny Watkins
4.10.17
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