Mortality

longevity
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18
mind
mind

Your Brain Can be Tricked Into Thinking an Experience Is Meaningful

We search for it in in art, relationships, religion—but meaning is actually made inside of our brains.
Caroline Beaton
1.30.18
alcohol
alcohol

A Drink or Two After Work Is Fine For Your Health

Still, you should probably take a night off here and there.
Markham Heid
12.5.17
longevity
longevity

You'll Probably Live Longer if You Have a Dog

They're simply the best.
Michelle Malia
11.17.17
death
death

Assisted Death Was the Best Option For My Grandmother

I got a text from my sister: On Friday, our Oma was going to die.
Michelle Malia
9.28.17
Fighting Words
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
Trumpocalypse
Trumpocalypse

Just by Being President, Trump Is Making Us All Less Healthy

The current atmosphere of fear and hostility can lead to stress, increased risk for disease, babies born too early, and premature death.
Jesse Hicks
6.7.17
longevity
longevity

Evolution is Not What We Thought

The things we thought we understood about Europeans are coming unstuck as we examine the genes of more ancient people.
Gaia Vince
3.7.17
longevity
longevity

Japan Won't Be the World Aging Champion Much Longer

A new contender emerges on the world stage—and it's not the US.
Nick Keppler
2.22.17
Daily Buzzkill
Daily Buzzkill

Deaths Related to Drugs and Mental Disorders up Nearly 200% Since 1980

Rural areas are hit the hardest.
Gigen Mammoser
12.13.16
Doctor's Note
Doctor's Note

When There's Nothing More Your Doctor Can Do

Every shift in the ER can offer a chilling reminder of your own mortality. One doctor takes us inside a patient's final minutes.
Frank Huyler, MD
11.23.16