mind

relationships

The Psychology of Commitment Phobia

Here’s what it means if the idea of being in a relationship freaks you out.
Nick Keppler
11.9.18
healthcare guides

How to Get Started on Your Gender Transition

Everything you need to know about insurance coverage of transgender and gender non-binary medical care.
Gaines Blasdel
11.8.18
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
psychology

A Psychological Study Showed How Wanting to Change Your Personality Can Backfire

You can’t think your way to being more extroverted.
Christian Jarrett
11.2.18
disability

This Single Mom Trained Five Hours a Day for the NYC Marathon

She’s also a grad student, employed full-time, and hopes to qualify for the Paralympics.
Michelle Wheeler
11.2.18
body

The Man Who Sees in Black and White

His colorblindness, he says, developed over the course of several months during his sophomore year of high school.
Nick Keppler
10.30.18
Drugs

Prescription Drugs Made Overseas Are a Risk to Your Health

The manufacture and distribution of medicines is a global industry, tainted by fake and substandard products. Not only might these drugs not work as expected, but some are even contributing to antimicrobial resistance.
Srinath Perur
10.30.18
Fighting Words

Mom Culture on Instagram Is a Toxic Lie

“Perfectly imperfect” still implies a state of perfection.
Nadine Cheung
10.29.18
pain

The Science Behind Why People Have Different Pain Tolerances

Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.
Erin Young
10.29.18
healthcare guides

How to Find an Affordable Therapist

If you're on a tight budget, there are still a wide range of options to help you see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health counselor.
Cindy Kuzma
10.29.18
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body if You Eat Almost No Carbs

You might want to read this before you decide to start living off of butter, bacon, and bourbon.
Grant Stoddard
10.29.18
relationships

Some People Stay In Dead-End Relationships Because They're Too Nice

People who believed their partners really wanted the relationship to work were less likely to initiate a break up.
Jesse Hicks
10.26.18