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STDs

Primary Care Doctors Aren't Doing Enough to Fight the Spread of STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases are often asymptomatic​, so screening is essential. “If providers don’t ask the questions and don’t apply the screening recommendations, the majority of STDs will be missed.”
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
10.26.18
Health

Should You Be Worried About Whether Your Tap Water Is Safe?

When it comes to clean water, the most important factor is where you live.
Richard Morgan
10.24.18
Flu

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes
10.23.18
healthcare guides

15 Practical Questions About Getting an Abortion

From how much it costs to whether insurance covers it.
Garnet Henderson
10.19.18
Phys Ed

Your Pre-Workout Supplements Might Contain Some Shady Ingredients

“Many claims on supplement labels are usually, if not always, based on exaggerated research findings."
K. Aleisha Fetters
10.19.18
diet

A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting

A personal trainer with more than 20 years of experience on the diet explains the pros and cons.
Christian Finn
10.11.18
psychology

The Reason Some People Freeze When They're Being Attacked

Fight and flight aren't the body's only instinctual responses to fear. And when it comes to sexual assault, some survivors blame themselves for not fighting back.
Rachel Cassandra
Lisa Shell
10.10.18
anxiety

Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse

There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Lexi Krupp
10.10.18
body

There Are More Than 380 Trillion Viruses in Your Body at Any Time

Viruses on your skin? Check. Viruses in your lungs? Check. Viruses in your pee? Check.
David Pride
Chandrabli Ghose
10.9.18
Cancer

Women Aren’t Being Warned About the Sexual Side Effects of The LEEP Procedure

In some, this standard treatment for an abnormal Pap smear has devastating results.
Jessica Furseth
10.9.18
Phys Ed

Building Muscle Doesn’t Require Lifting Until You Can’t Lift Anymore

Here’s a closer look at the science of muscle fatigue and what it all means for gaining strength.
Christian Finn
10.9.18
psychology

There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us

These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Nadja Heym
10.8.18