research

grief

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
Lea Surugue
4 days ago
Drugs

CBD Could Interact With Prescription Meds

Here's what we know so far about using CBD while you're taking psych meds and other drugs.
Mark Hay
2.28.19
Fighting Words

Pedophiles Can't be 'Cured,' and It's Dangerous to Suggest They Can

A recently published paper claiming pedophiles can be cured does a disservice to people who need treatment.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.25.19
hard data

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
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