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anxiety

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.
Nick Hobson
a day ago
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
2 days ago
addiction
addiction

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half

The state tried to get as many people as possible to start anti-addiction medications while they were inside.
Maia Szalavitz
3 days ago
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Average Mexican Now Drinks 371 Bottles of Soda a Year

Free trade is making other countries fat and sick.
Pranav Reddy
3 days ago
Living With It
Living With It

I Got Two Liver Transplants in One Year

Nobody knows if my current liver will make it to next week.
Wieteke van de Sande
4 days ago
death
death

Doctors Are Learning a Better Way to Talk to Patients About Death

Physicians can be so focused on fixing problems that they avoid end-of-life discussions.
Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
4 days ago
hard data
hard data

Having Older Brothers Might Increase a Man's Odds of Being Gay

It's long been thought that something must happen within the womb.
Justin Lehmiller
4 days ago
How Not to Die
How Not to Die

4/20 Is Linked to an Increase in Deadly Car Crashes

For drivers under 21, the weed holiday is as deadly as Super Bowl Sunday.
Denny Watkins
2.12.18
The High Life
The High Life

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Smoking Weed

Can you actually get addicted to marijuana? Is vaping better than smoking? We answered all your most burning questions.
Eric Spitznagel
2.9.18
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

A Nurse Called the Cops on a New Mom Who Wanted Depression Treatment

Jessica Porten went to a doctor's appointment with her daughter, Kira, to get help with postpartum depression. The nurse called California police.
April Dembosky, KQED
2.9.18
addiction
addiction

The FDA Called Kratom an Opioid, Which Is Pretty Misleading

Opioids are, by definition, compounds that interact with opioid receptors; that doesn't make them good or bad.
Jesse Hicks
2.8.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

The Future of Healthcare Could Be a Privacy Nightmare

The Amazon healthcare effort and CVS-Aetna merger raise lots of questions.
Susan Rinkunas
2.8.18