pain

Living With It

We Looked Into the Real Benefits of Acupuncture

The deal with acupuncture's effect on pain, fertility, depression, and everything else people use it for.
Markham Heid
2.7.19
Sleep

When I Get Hurt in a Dream, My Body Feels it Even After I Wake Up

"I dreamed that a swarm of bees or wasps attacked my feet. When I woke up, my feet were burning and tingly. It was very painful.”
Crystal Ponti
1.15.19
alcohol

The Man Who Spent a Decade Traveling the World in Search of a Hangover Cure

There is a single remedy that he now swears by.
Eric Spitznagel
12.10.18
mind

How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety

As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Julie Stewart
11.14.18
addiction

The People Who Build Our Towns Are Dying of Overdoses More Than Anyone Else

Recent analyses show that people in the construction industry are six times more likely to die of an opioid overdose than other workers.
Jason Silverstein
11.12.18
This Week in Science

The Shape of Your Body Influences What People Think of Your Personality

Rectangular bodies are associated with different personality traits than curvier ones.
Shayla Love
11.9.18
Phys Ed

How to Actually Stop Slouching All the Time

These core strengthening moves will go a long way towards fixing your bad posture.
K. Aleisha Fetters
11.8.18
Sex

Being Good in Bed Is Tied to an Unexpected Personality Trait

People who rate high in conscientiousness have fewer sexual problems and more satisfying sex lives, according to a new study.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.6.18
body

Bad Posture and Back Pain Could Be Due to the Way You Sit All Day

Eighty percent of Americans will deal with back pain at some point in their lives, but there's an easy way to fix it.
Matt Jancer
11.1.18
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
wellness

I Visited a Cannabis Farm to Find Out How CBD Oil Is Made

THC is purposely bred out of these plants so they can produce CBD oil—the ubiquitous wellness mojo that seems to be everywhere and in everything.
Rajul Punjabi
10.23.18
Flu

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes
10.23.18
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