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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
an hour 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
4 days ago
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
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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
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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
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guide to healthcare

Jimmy Kimmel and His Son Urge Congress to Fund Children's Health Insurance

"I don’t know what could be more disgusting than putting a tax cut that mostly goes to rich people ahead of the lives of children."
Susan Rinkunas
12.12.17
mental health
mental health

'Rick and Morty' Co-Creator Dan Harmon Has Some Advice on Living with Depression

A fan tweeted at him asking for advice, and here's what he had to say.
Michelle Malia
12.1.17
mental health
mental health

'Lady Dynamite' Takes the Crazy out of Mental Illness

It approaches bipolar disorder as multi-faceted and manageable, rather than something to live in fear of.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
11.28.17