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We Looked Into the Claim That the US is in a 'Sex Recession'

It could actually be that we're in the midst of a sexual revolution.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.10.19
Food

Slow Your Roll and Chew Your Food

Eating more slowly is an under-appreciated way to be a little healthier.
Grant Stoddard
12.17.18
Race and Health

When Racism Anchors Your Health

An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George Johnson
12.4.18
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.
Grant Stoddard
11.12.18
Eat This

Compromised Ethics Run Rampant in Nutrition Research

Marion Nestle's new book lays out a disturbing reality about food studies.
Paul D. Thacker
11.6.18
LGBTQ health

When You’ve Transitioned But Your Voice Hasn’t Caught Up

How transgender people perceive their voices can have a big impact on their health and well-being.
Melissa Pandika
10.5.18
psychedelics

Black Americans Are Being Left Out of Psychedelics Research

One team is trying to figure out how to change that.
Kaitlin Sullivan
10.1.18
SEX

The Rules of Being Good at Sex

Researchers have boiled it down to five core things.
Grant Stoddard
9.25.18
body

Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children

Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
Linda Geddes
9.19.18
SEX

These People See Colors and Taste Flavors When They Orgasm

"My orgasm looks and tastes something akin to dark chocolate.”
Richard Greenhill
9.18.18
mental health

Psychedelics Might Be Especially Effective in Treating Depression When Combined With Hypnosis

Scientists are exploring the combination of the power of suggestion and the healing potential of psychedelics.
Lea Surugue
8.22.18
mental health

Everything You Should Know Before Trying St. John's Wort for Depression

Psychiatrists tells us the risks and benefits of the most popular alternative to antidepressants.
Meryl Davids Landau
8.13.18
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