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Race
Race

The Test We Use to Detect Depression Is Designed for White People

Depression looks different for young black Americans and our current screening is leaving many of them undiagnosed.
Melissa Pandika
2.13.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

A Few Shroom Trips Could Change Your Political Beliefs

Hallucinations aren't the only way psychedelics change how you see the world.
Martha henriques
2.13.18
Tonic Talks
Tonic Talks

Rudeness Is Becoming an Epidemic

It's like poison for the brain.
Rajul Punjabi
2.2.18
Doin It Well
Doin It Well

Do Penis Extenders Work?

One of these contraptions and a little gumption could turn an average sized wang into a larger-than-average one.
Grant Stoddard
1.26.18
mental health
mental health

When it's Time to Cut Off a Family Member

There's a difference between regular family drama and a toxic relationship.
Juli Fraga
1.3.18
mental health
mental health

Therapists Need Therapy, Too

Acknowledging and accepting what haunts me has helped me become more empathetic towards my patients’ emotional suffering.
Mariana Plata
1.2.18
Psych 101
Psych 101

Exactly Why You Hate Talking About Sex With Your Parents

Your aversion to seeing them as sexual beings is both nature and nurture, apparently.
Suzannah Weiss
12.20.17
women's health
women's health

We’d Know More About PMS if Researchers Spent as Much Time on It as ED

Is PMS biological or "cultural?" This mystery deserves boner-caliber research too.
Misha Gajewski
12.13.17
RACE
RACE

Researchers Are Helping Black Cancer Patients Get Treated Like White Ones

Even among patients of similar socioeconomic status, there's still a huge racial disparity when it comes to cancer treatment.
Shelby Hartman
11.21.17
Unites States of Addiction
Unites States of Addiction

A Much-Hyped Addiction Treatment Is Less Effective Than Older Meds

Despite what other headlines may say.
Maia Szalavitz
11.16.17
mental health
mental health

Nightmares Are Especially Disturbing When You Have a Mental Illness

Researchers explore the link between bad dreams and the desire to self-harm.
Mariana Plata
11.14.17
Sleep
Sleep

This Is What It's Like to Have No Internal Clock

Completely blind people lack light perception, which can mess with their lives in more ways than just abnormal sleep patterns.
Hannah Flynn
11.13.17