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Culture

What ‘13 Reasons Why’ Gets Right About Heroin Addiction

Based on my experience as a former heroin user, and as a journalist covering addiction, the show’s depiction is refreshingly authentic.
Zachary Siegel
20 hours ago
Stress
Stress

Being Stressed Out Wrecks Your Ability to Plan Ahead

It's called stress-induced ego depletion.
Nick Hobson
4 days ago
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Everything I Learned at a Naked Workout Class

"It's only after touching my entire, uncovered body to the ground that I consider how dirty the floor is."
Spenser Mestel
4 days ago
body
body

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
4 days ago
Sex
Sex

Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller
4 days ago
Eat This
Eat This

Should I Wash Meat Before I Cook It?

Short answer: Your attempt to wash away germs can backfire in a big way.
Joanne Spataro
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

The Connection Between Athleisure and Anxiety

I found the adult version of swaddling to ease my anxiety.
Rajul Punjabi
4 days ago
addiction
addiction

This Actor Prepped to Play a Teen Addicted to Heroin in '13 Reasons Why'

Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
Sleep
Sleep

What It Means If You Do Terrible Things In Your Dreams

It's incredibly unsettling to wake up filled with guilt about a murder you just committed in your dream.
Allie Volpe
4 days ago
STDs
STDs

Bill Gates Says Trump Doesn't Know the Difference Between HPV and HIV

"I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other."
Mike Darling
4 days ago
You, Explained
You, Explained

This Is Why Some People Hate Being Tickled

What makes people more ticklish than others?
Suzannah Weiss
5 days ago
immigration
immigration

When Being Treated for Cancer Could Get You Deported

What happens when an undocumented immigrant has a life-threatening diagnosis? Even in states with generous care, a patient can face difficult life-and-death choices.
Dan Gorenstein, Kaiser Health News
5.16.18