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Your Compulsive Nail Biting Might Mean You're a Perfectionist

Still, stop. It's like licking every surface you touch.
Janie Cameron
11.27.17
climate change
climate change

Climate Change Could Cause More Deadly Infections Worldwide

“It takes an enormous toll on human health, it causes massive suffering, and it’s something to be taken very seriously.”
Michelle Malia
11.8.17
global health
global health

Cultural Traditions Are Fueling the Spread of a Rare Tuberculosis Strain

Poverty is also a factor, but customs like eating raw meat and drinking blood are not helping.
Sophie Cousins
10.18.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Doctors Need to Stop Wearing Ties

They're filthy cesspools of infection.
Jalal Baig, MD
10.12.17
STD Glossary
STD Glossary

Molloscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

Molloscum Contagiosum—or MC—is an STD that's part of the pox family of viruses.
Eric Spitznagel
9.20.17
STDs
STDs

Why Is the HIV Vaccine Taking So Long?

For one thing, HIV doesn't play by the rules.
Maggie Puniewska
8.25.17
STDs
STDs

You Probably Won't Get Herpes From Sharing Someone's Drink

Toilet seats? Insects? Wet towels? We fact-checked a few rumors about the way STDs can spread.
Alexandra Ossola
8.24.17
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Is it Gross to Share Eyeliner?

You don't know where your friends' eyeballs have been.
Shannon Thomas
8.17.17
Vapes
Vapes

Drug Users Are Turning to Vapes to Keep Their Cravings In Check

"It was the first time I felt genuinely happy without heroin in years."
Richard Greenhill
7.20.17
Whoa
Whoa

Scientists Are Documenting All the Crap In Our Showerheads

Prepare to never feel clean again.
Jesse Hicks
3.21.17