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mind

Dreams Can Help People Deal With Grief and Breakups

During painful transitions such as breakups, divorce, and the loss of loved ones, dreams can become so vivid that even the biggest skeptics take notice of their nocturnal visions.
Alice Robb
19 hours ago
Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
20 hours ago
healthcare guides

The Tonic Guide to Healthcare

A comprehensive, easy-to-follow FAQ about getting medical care, whether you have good insurance, bad insurance, or no insurance at all.
Tonic Editors
2 days ago
diet

These Are Some of the Reasons Vegans Have Such a Bad Reputation

More and more people are adopting plant-based diets, but also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.
Tani Khara
2 days ago
mental health

Young Farmers Are Cashing in on Hemp to Live Happier

In recent years, media attention has attributed the anxiety, depression, and suicide among farmers to factors beyond their control. Could growing cannabis for CBD turn the tide
Melissa Pandika
5 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
5 days ago
This Week in Science

Researchers Found Bacteria in the Human Brain

The brain was thought to be a sterile place. What are they doing there?
Shayla Love
5 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
5 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
5 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
11.15.18
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
11.15.18
Eat This

Changing Your Metabolism Isn't Complicated or Mysterious

Just quit making these five common mistakes.
Grant Stoddard
11.15.18
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