world

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
Advice for Anxious People

How to Be Less Anxious About Traveling

It’s easy to let the nightmare of missing a train or flight go to your head.
Christian Jarrett
10.8.18
anxiety

Why Cleaning Makes Some People Feel Less Anxious

A psychologist explains why doing chores leads to less stress.
Julie Stewart
10.3.18
News

Sexual Assault Is a Preventable Health Issue

A new study found that sexual harassment and assault are linked to long-term physical and mental health problems for women.
Susan Rinkunas
10.3.18
Phys Ed

Not Getting Enough Sleep Makes it a Lot Harder to Get in Shape

Among other things, sleep deprivation has been shown to increase the loss of muscle when you go on a diet.
Christian Finn
10.3.18
Eating Disorders

There's an Urgent Need For Better Anorexia Treatments

For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
Stuart Murray
10.3.18