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Drugs

What You Need to Know About Combining Cocaine and Alcohol

While common, the combination of the two drugs can be toxic and highly dangerous.
Julie Stewart
11.5.18
body

We Looked Into Whether It's Worth Taking Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?
Colleen de Bellefonds
9.18.18
body

Does Red Yeast Rice Actually Help Lower Cholesterol?

While some people can lower their cholesterol on red yeast rice, for others, their cholesterol actually goes up a bit.
Colleen de Bellefonds
8.30.18
mind

This Is Why You Love (or Hate) Roller Coasters

Eustress is a kind of positive stress that people actively seek out.
Richard Stephens
7.26.18
Phys Ed

This Is How Your Body Adapts to Working Out in Hot Weather

I trained in a high-tech “sweat lab” with elite athletes to find out.
Grant Stoddard
6.11.18
Phys Ed

What to Know About Taking Bodybuilding Supplements

Hardcore muscle-building powders are poorly studied and could contain risky hormones or steroids.
K. Aleisha Fetters
6.7.18
How to Not Die

This 30-Second Video Can Teach You to Save Someone's Life

This version of CPR is easier and more effective.
Rajul Punjabi
5.31.18
mental health

Changing Your Bedtime Every Night May Put You at Risk for Depression

It's like flying from New York to LA on Friday, and then flying back on Monday morning—every week.
Jessica Dore
5.29.18
relationships

14 Kinds of Love That English Doesn't Have a Word For

Love is more complicated than swooning, star-crossed romance.
Tim Lomas
2.16.18
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
mental health

My Panic Attack Was a Symptom of a Heart Condition

Women are treated less aggressively in their initial encounters at the hospital until they 'prove that they're as sick as male patients.'
Nicole Carpenter
11.30.17
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is it to Ignore High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension is a symptomless condition.
Kristen Dold
11.29.17