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You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

The Man Who Sold America on Vitamin D—and Profited in the Process

The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.
Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
15 hours ago
Sleep
Sleep

This Is the Closest Thing We Have to a Cure For Sleepwalking

Worried after more episodes that had me waking up on the sidewalk again, I wondered if there was a way to put a stop to it.
Sheila McClear
16 hours ago
psychology
psychology

This Is What it Means if Slow Walkers Make You Furious

Researchers are starting to take pedestrian aggression more seriously.
Mark Hay
19 hours ago
The High Life
The High Life

This Is What Happened When I Did Yoga on CBD

For better or worse, it's not the same as high yoga.
Emily Weitz
a day ago
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

A New Book Chronicles How Pharma and Doctors Jumpstarted the Opioid Epidemic

“Dopesick” looks at how the makers of OxyContin targeted doctors in struggling areas with terrifying precision—and tragic consequences.
Eric Allen Been
4 days ago
Advice for Anxious People
Advice for Anxious People

This Is Why Anxiety Affects More Than Your Mental State

We all lie on a spectrum in terms of how much bodily awareness we have.
Christian Jarrett
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.
Nick Keppler
4 days ago
What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

These Common Meds Could Make You More Likely to Get Sunburned

I kept wondering what had changed to cause me to burn so badly.
Glynis Ratcliffie
4 days ago
food for thought
food for thought

The Carnivore Diet Is the Latest Fad to Ignore That Food Does More Than Just Feed Us

While I lost seven pounds on the meat-only diet, it wasn't worth it for many reasons.
Alan Levinovitz
5 days ago
hard data
hard data

One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
5 days ago
Sex
Sex

Some People's Orgasms Are Actually a Series of Short Ones

Some women who think they’ve never had an orgasm could actually be "mini-orgasmic."
Suzannah Weiss
8.15.18
Weed
Weed

A New Way of Getting High Is as Easy as Applying Deodorant

This could be the future of medicinal marijuana.
Nick Keppler
8.15.18