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Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Pro-Eating Disorder Communities Thrive on Instagram

Building identities out of what we eat and how we look is inescapable.
Aurora Stewart de Peña
19 hours ago
mental health
mental health

I Turned My Depression and Anxiety Into a Hit Instagram Comic

"Blair is here to say, 'This shit sucks and I'm going to bed.'"
Mike Darling
a day ago
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams Advocates for Maternal Healthcare After She Says She Almost Died

"Every mother, everywhere, regardless of race or background deserves to have a healthy pregnancy and birth."
Susan Rinkunas
4 days ago
body image
body image

People in China Thought It Was Okay to Call Me Fat to My Face

It's more socially accepted—and maybe even expected—to comment on a person's appearance.
Arianna James
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

There's a Creative Benefit to Watching Trashy Reality TV

A short break from thinking could yield your best work yet.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
2.16.18
That Was Awkward
That Was Awkward

How to Talk About Awkward Things

Awkward conversations can be valuable in the long run. Here's some psychology-based advice for dealing with uncomfortable subjects.
Melissa Dahl
2.13.18
suicide
suicide

Suicides Increased in the Months After Robin Williams’s Death

Irresponsible news coverage about the method of suicide probably didn't help.
Jesse Hicks
2.7.18
Tonic Talks
Tonic Talks

Rudeness Is Becoming an Epidemic

It's like poison for the brain.
Rajul Punjabi
2.2.18
How Not to Die
How Not to Die

'Fast and the Furious' Movies Linked to People Driving Recklessly

According to an analysis of speeding tickets in Maryland.
Jesse Hicks
1.31.18
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams’s Birthing Nightmare Is All Too Familiar for Black Women

As a black OB/GYN, I know this first-hand.
Sanithia L. Williams, MD
1.12.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Life Time Fitness Has Banned Cable News in All of Its Locations

They pulled the plug on CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and MSNBC.
Jesse Hicks
1.8.18
birth control
birth control

'Black Mirror' Equated the Morning-After Pill with the Abortion Pill

This mistake is more dangerous than it may seem.
Susan Rinkunas
1.2.18