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The High Life
The High Life

Weed Seems to Protect Your Liver From the Effects of Hard Drinking

Though it shouldn’t encourage anyone to start slamming shots after taking a dab​.
Troy Farah
3 days ago
anxiety
anxiety

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.
Nick Hobson
3 days ago
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault

Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Steph Auteri
3 days ago
mental health
mental health

Am I Depressed or Just Really Sad?

It can be easy to confuse the two.
Michelle Malia
4 days ago
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
5 days ago
Smoking
Smoking

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers and people of color.
Jessica Migala
5 days ago
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Average Mexican Now Drinks 371 Bottles of Soda a Year

Free trade is making other countries fat and sick.
Pranav Reddy
2.14.18
women's health
women's health

We Need More Male Doulas

As the family dynamics shifts, so does the need for a more diverse birthing community.
Laura Dorwart
2.14.18
Living With It
Living With It

I Got Two Liver Transplants in One Year

Nobody knows if my current liver will make it to next week.
Wieteke van de Sande
2.13.18
death
death

Doctors Are Learning a Better Way to Talk to Patients About Death

Physicians can be so focused on fixing problems that they avoid end-of-life discussions.
Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
2.13.18
hard data
hard data

Having Older Brothers Might Increase a Man's Odds of Being Gay

It's long been thought that something must happen within the womb.
Justin Lehmiller
2.13.18