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addiction

The People Who Build Our Towns Are Dying of Overdoses More Than Anyone Else

Recent analyses show that people in the construction industry are six times more likely to die of an overdose than other workers.
Jason Silverstein
18 hours ago
psychedelics

A New Documentary Shows How Vets Are Using Weed and Ayahuasca to Treat PTSD

Approximately 20 vets take their own lives every day. Could using ayahuasca and weed to treat mental illness improve that statistic?
Kevin Franciotti
20 hours ago
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.
Grant Stoddard
a day ago
body

Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
Phys Ed

How to Actually Stop Slouching All the Time

These core strengthening moves will go a long way towards fixing your bad posture.
K. Aleisha Fetters
11.8.18
Weight Loss

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You First Start Working Out

Often referred to as 'newbie gains,' the effect​ is not purely psychological.
Matt Jancer
11.8.18
healthcare guides

How to Get Started on Your Gender Transition

Everything you need to know about insurance coverage of transgender and gender non-binary medical care.
Gaines Blasdel
11.8.18
Phys Ed

Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?

Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
Christian Finn
11.7.18
Eat This

Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research

Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
11.6.18
rights

How the Midterms Could Bring New York's Abortion Laws in Line With Roe v. Wade

If Democrats gain control of the state senate tomorrow, the bill that fixes these outdated laws could finally get sent to the Governor’s desk.
Susan Rinkunas
11.5.18
Drugs

What You Need to Know About Combining Cocaine and Alcohol

While common, the combination of the two drugs can be toxic and highly dangerous.
Julie Stewart
11.5.18
disability

This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon

She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18