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I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
5 days ago
Race
Race

The Test We Use to Detect Depression Is Designed for White People

Depression looks different for young black Americans and our current screening is leaving many of them undiagnosed.
Melissa Pandika
5 days ago
psychedelics
psychedelics

A Few Shroom Trips Could Change Your Political Beliefs

Hallucinations aren't the only way psychedelics change how you see the world.
Martha henriques
5 days ago
mental health
mental health

The Health Repercussions of Being a Latina Nanny

Job insecurity, stigma, and the disparity in privilege are all factors that take a toll on women of color who work in childcare.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
2.12.18
How Not to Die
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
The High Life
The High Life

Why Do Edibles Give You A Different High Than Smoking?

The scientific explanation, plus how to avoid a bad edibles experience.
Troy Farah
2.9.18
The High Life
The High Life

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smoking Weed

Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Is vaping better than smoking? We answered all your most burning questions.
Eric Spitznagel
2.9.18
pain
pain

This Type of Headache Is So Bad People Call It a Suicide Headache

"They can break you—make you question wanting to be here."
Cindy Kuzma
2.9.18
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

A Nurse Called the Cops on a New Mom Who Wanted Depression Treatment

Jessica Porten went to a doctor's appointment with her daughter, Kira, to get help with postpartum depression. The nurse called California police.
April Dembosky, KQED
2.9.18
addiction
addiction

The FDA Called Kratom an Opioid, Which Is Pretty Misleading

Opioids are, by definition, compounds that interact with opioid receptors; that doesn't make them good or bad.
Jesse Hicks
2.8.18
Meducation
Meducation

MDMA Could Help Treat Eating Disorders

Ironic, given that people used to use it as an anorexia aid.
Natasha Preskey
2.8.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

The Future of Healthcare Could Be a Privacy Nightmare

The Amazon healthcare effort and CVS-Aetna merger raise lots of questions.
Susan Rinkunas
2.8.18