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How Not to Die
How Not to Die

A Hurricane Harvey First Responder Got Flesh-Eating Bacteria from the Floodwaters

J.R. Atkins didn’t lose a limb (or his life) because he spotted it early.
Jesse Hicks
9.11.17
Skincare
Skincare

The False Promises on Moisturizer Labels

Most 'hypoallergenic' lotions have at least one allergen.
Nick Keppler
9.7.17
Cancer
Cancer

Johnson & Johnson Faces 5,000 Lawsuits Over Baby Powder

But does using talcum powder really cause ovarian cancer?
Alexandra Ossola
8.30.17
pubic hair
pubic hair

One in Four People Have Hurt Themselves From Grooming Their Pubes

And almost 10 percent of people who got hurt developed an infection.
Susan Rinkunas
8.17.17
ask a doctor
ask a doctor

Exactly What to Do in an Acid Attack

Doctors tell us how to contain the damage.
Jalal Baig, MD
8.11.17
yikes
yikes

Counterfeit Skin-Whitening Creams Are Ruining People's Faces

A raid in Cambodia revealed 70 tons of fake cosmetics, some with terrifying side effects.
Cristina Maza
8.7.17
all that glitters might burn
all that glitters might burn

More Than 250,000 Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled Due to Risk of Chemical Burns

The mesmerizing cases can leak and cause skin irritation and burns.
Ed Cara
8.2.17
snake oil
snake oil

The New Head of the CDC Once Promoted Anti-Aging Quackery

It's the kind of stuff you typically see former sitcom stars hawking.
Jesse Hicks
7.10.17
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Wrinkle Creams Don't Prevent Wrinkles

“In 25 years, I’ve never seen a real wrinkle or fold repaired with a cream.”
Kristen Dold
6.30.17
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

How Risky are Stick and Poke Tattoos?

This is how a stick and poke tattoo works and how risky it is to get one.
Katherine Richter
5.26.17
Tattoos
Tattoos

I Got My Head Tattooed to Make My Hair Look Thicker

I almost looked tough—or capable of carrying out an automotive repair.
Grant Stoddard
5.25.17
Feeling the Burn
Feeling the Burn

Sunscreen Sold in the US Prevents Burns But Not Necessarily Cancer

A new report points to some problematic truths about SPF.
Amber Brenza
5.24.17