Cancer

Millennials get it, too.

mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.18.19
Wellness Lies

No, Microwaves Are Not Bad For You

Microwaving doesn't destroy all the nutrients in your food or make it radioactive.
Jessica Migala
1.16.19
Wellness Lies

Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.
Markham Heid
1.10.19
Sobriety Check

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.
Grant Stoddard
1.8.19
Living With It

When Support Groups Make You Feel Worse

Support groups are meant to offer the insight of others who "get it," but for some people, they can be terrifying—or depressing.
Suzannah Weiss
12.6.18
mind

How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety

As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Julie Stewart
11.14.18
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
11.12.18
healthcare

Cancer Treatment Can Make People Infertile, But Insurance Companies Aren't Always Willing to Help

If young people with cancer want to have kids later, they might have to pay out of pocket for things like egg retrieval, egg and sperm storage, and treatments like IVF.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
10.12.18
Cancer

Women Aren’t Being Warned About the Sexual Side Effects of The LEEP Procedure

In some, this standard treatment for an abnormal Pap smear has devastating results.
Jessica Furseth
10.9.18
Cancer

These DNA Detectives Are Searching For the Causes of Cancer

Their project could help explain why certain types of cancer are more common in specific parts of the world.
Kat Arney
10.1.18
Race and Health

The Massive Racial Blind Spot in Cancer-Drug Studies

A new ProPublica investigation sheds light on this considerable problem.
Shayla Love
9.25.18
body

Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children

Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
Linda Geddes
9.19.18
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