heart disease

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
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
rights

How Fear of Deportation Affects the Body

It's not enough that it wreaks havoc on a person's mental health.
Melissa Pandika
1.30.18
yikes

Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought

There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes.
Troy Farah
1.24.18
Phys Ed

Extreme Triathletes Could Be Putting Their Hearts at Risk, Study Finds

The most significant factor appears to be how hardcore these specific athletes were.
Nick Keppler
11.22.17
Living With It

Doctors are Finally Figuring Out How to Treat My Brother's Rare Disease

At the first-ever clinic that treats adults with 22q, we'd received more information in a two-hour period than we had in the previous 18 years.
Brianne Spiker
11.10.17
healthcare

The Most Common Blood Pressure Test Is Often Inaccurate

A misdiagnosis of high blood pressure could lead to people being prescribed unnecessary medication.
James Sharman
7.26.17
Fighting Words

Yes, You Absolutely Can Be Fat and Fit

There's a lot that recent news stories have overlooked.
Trevor Thieme, CSCS
6.13.17
You're Killing Me

It's Not Looking Good for People Who Live in Big Cities

Start spreading the news.
Jesse Hicks
6.5.17
Stuck in the 50s

Medical Studies Still Exclude People of Color

And that's a huge problem.
Alexandra Ossola
6.2.17
Sobriety Check

Don't Buy Red Wine Because You Think It's Healthy

If you have cancer in your family, you might want to consider giving it up altogether.
Markham Heid
5.12.17
The Future of Cancer

Black Americans Are Living Longer—But Still Not as Long as White People

A black child born in 2014 can expect to live 75.6 years versus 79 years for a white child born that year.
Olga Oksman
5.5.17