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COLLEGE
COLLEGE

For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’

Up to half of college students report that they're either not getting enough to eat or are worried about their access to food.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
8.7.18
mental health
mental health

How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?

Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
Carrie Arnold
8.7.18
Eat This
Eat This

Fish Oil Supplements Harm the Ocean and They May Not Even Be That Good for You

The fish oil industry could lead to the collapse of certain species and we can’t even prove omega-3 supplements are as beneficial as we think they are.
Lauren Rothman
8.6.18
mind
mind

People Can Guess Your Name Based on How You Look

When a child receives a first name, it comes loaded with a number of social expectations, inferences, and interactions.
Anne-Laure Sellier
8.6.18
psychology
psychology

What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment

Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
Knvul Sheikh
8.2.18
healthcare
healthcare

The Next Generation of Doctors Is Pushing for Universal Healthcare

The student caucus of the American Medical Association got the organization to agree to reconsider its decades-long opposition to single-payer healthcare.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
8.1.18
body
body

This Is What It's Like to Care for Someone Who is in a Coma

Nurses are often tasked with everything from feeding to physical therapy to toilet care.
Mark Hay
7.31.18
psychology
psychology

The Triangulation Theory May Explain Why Some Childhoods Are So Stressful

“Adults who experienced triangles in early family relationships can lack a clear sense of their own wants and needs.”
Jessica Dore
7.30.18
Sex
Sex

People Are Shoving Beads into Their Penis Skin for Better Sex

Google image "pearling" at your own risk.
Grant Stoddard
7.30.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

The Length of Your Ring Finger Can Help Predict Your Athleticism

There's more than two decades of evidence to draw from.
Grant Tomkinson
Makailah Dyer
7.30.18
Fitness
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
7.27.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.27.18