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mental health

Young Farmers Are Cashing in on Hemp to Live Happier

In recent years, media attention has attributed the anxiety, depression, and suicide among farmers to factors beyond their control. Could growing cannabis for CBD turn the tide?
Melissa Pandika
a day ago
addiction

The Hell of Getting Methadone When You’re Away from Home

While most people on daily meds for chronic conditions don’t think twice about traveling, people who take methadone describe the experience as a stressful, tedious slog that takes weeks of preparation.
Zachary Siegel
3 days ago
mental health

'Are You Bald By Choice?'

I was Sam, the badass dyke with the shaved head. What people didn’t see was the physical anguish that prompted me to pick up the clippers in the first place.
Sam Manzella
10.31.18
mental health

An Anxious Person’s Guide to Traveling Alone

Throwing up on the boat ride to Capri could, in some alternate universe, be some type of rite of passage for the anxious.
Ashley Laderer
10.23.18
Sex

‘Edging’ and Other Techniques to Make Sex Last Longer

Science-backed advice to help guys make premature ejaculation a thing of the past.
Grant Stoddard
10.11.18
Living With It

I Tried to Fix My Knee Pain When My Doctor Proposed Surgery

Here is everything I tried in an effort to avoid the knife.
Elana Rabinowitz
9.27.18
Living With It

What It’s Like to Get a Double Lung Transplant in Your 20s

“No one knows what cystic fibrosis is and how severe it is.”
Tiffany Rich
9.26.18
Living With It

I Thought I Was Gaining Weight, Then Doctors Found a 20-Pound Cyst on My Ovaries

No matter how much I worked out, my stomach refused to shrink. Turns out I wasn't gaining weight, I was just carrying a fluid-filled nightmare.
Alia Marsha
9.18.18
Living With It

The Psychological Effect of Having to Give Up the Foods You Love

"I never stop craving just a few tacos with the twice-fried beans and a glass of milk.”
Erin Wisti
9.7.18
Living With It

This Is What it's Like to Have the World's Most Deadly Eating Disorder

For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.
Amy Mackinnon
8.31.18
mental health

How Your Art Changes When You’re Told You’re Dying

“What I'm doing is immortality,” Jeiven says. “I'm putting art on people that's going to walk around after I'm gone.”
Nathan Tempey
8.30.18
Living With It

How I Finally Found Relief for What Felt Like a Chronic UTI

I went on walks and talked to my bladder. “You’re the best bladder in the world,” I told it.
Suzannah Weiss
8.28.18