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American teens are anxious, depressed and overwhelmed. Experts are struggling over how to help them
Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
Companies pitch them to shoppers who’ve embraced fresh | “There’s a perception … it comes from an industrialized place”
IT’S NOT WIDELY KNOWN, BUT EACH year, hundreds of women in the U.S. are born without the ability to carry a child—because they don’t have uteruses. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking series of experimental surgeries, doctors are hoping to change these w
IN A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE conspicuously devoid of substantive policy or civil agreement, there was one notable exception. By the end of the town-hall showdown on Oct. 9, it was clear both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed that President Obama’s
AFTER A SPIRITUAL AND MORAL CRISIS, THE FORMER CHILD STAR IS BACK IN HOLLYWOOD—THIS TIME ON HIS OWN TERMS
THE PHOTO WAS so startling that it almost seemed staged. In the driver’s seat, the man’s head is dropped back, his eyes closed, mouth agape, one hand draped on the steering wheel in front of him and the other in his lap. In the passenger seat, a woma
WHEN I’M CHANNEL SURFING, I find it impossible not to stop on the following: Notting Hill, the Julia Roberts movie, and any kind of true-crime show. Notting Hill because it just makes you feel good; true-crime shows because they pull you into a myste
The prescription-opioid epidemic is one of the most urgent public-health challenges of our time. Since 1999, overdose deaths have quadrupled, which parallels the quantity of opioids prescribed. The majority of prescription opioids that are being misu
CHRISTINA DUGAN In 1980 actress Mackenzie Phillips joined her father, John Phillips (whom Mackenzie claimed she had an incestuous relationship with in her 2009 memoir High on Arrival), in rehab for an out-of-control cocaine habit that had gotten her
ON THE OCCASIONAL clear-frost autumn night, my dog takes the opportunity to remind me that she is not a dog. Bewitched by sounds that I cannot hear and by smells that I cannot imagine, she plants her four feet stolidly apart and raises her head up to
If you’re worried about an adolescent and aren’t sure what to do, heed the advice of Fadi Haddad, a psychiatrist and the co-author of Helping Kids in Crisis
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
TUNNEL VISION CAN SET IN WITH A new cancer diagnosis. Everyone—the doctor, the patient, the patient’s loved ones—focuses almost exclusively on treatment: the chemotherapy, surgery and radiation that aim to keep a patient alive for as long as possible
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF THE EXPLOSION OF DAIRY ALTERNATIVES IN THE REFRIGERATED AISLE.
SEVEN YEARS AFTER SHE WAS LIBERATED, KIDNAPPING SURVIVOR JAYCEE DUGARD IS REVELING IN HER FREEDOM—AND OPEN TO FINDING LOVE
THE STARS OF THE HIT REALITY SERIES OPEN UP ABOUT THEIR DIFFICULT PREGNANCIES AND BABY JOY
THE MONEY LINK: Lighting up burns a big hole in your wallet. Buy a $7 pack of cigarettes a day, and you’re spending $2,555 a year. Over 20 years your tab skyrockets to $93,987, assuming prices rise by 6% a year. (Calculate your own bill at smokefree.
IN OUR RELENTLESS QUEST TO LIVE healthier, happier, more productive lives, we often overlook a powerful tool within us: our internal sense of timing. The human body is genetically designed to coordinate the “when” of almost all aspects of life—sleep,
Officials sanction public spaces for shooting heroin | “We need to do what the science tells us to do”
Hands-on selling transformed anti-addiction drug Vivitrol into a success.
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
A DECADE AFTER FIRST FINDING FAME, KATE GOSSELIN REVEALS HOW HER KIDS HAVE HANDLED STRUGGLES AND SETBACKS—AND WHY SHE HAS BIG HOPES FOR THE FUTURE
After a turbulent year, the star opens up about leaving Grey’s Anatomy, repairing his marriage and finding new happiness
IT’S EASY TO SNEER AT THE IDEA OF AFFLUENZA, BUT MAYBE THERE’S SOMETHING TO THE PREMISE THAT WEALTHY KIDS HAVE A PARTICULAR SET OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION PROBLEMS
Inside Nootrobox, the company that wants to hack your brain chemistry—or at least make Adderall obsolete.
1 CHANCES ARE YOU’LL SEE ONE THIS FALL Health savings accounts, which let you pay medical bills with pretax dollars, are surging: 72% of large employers offered them in 2016, up from 40% in 2010, says the National Business Group on Health. Employers
Baby boomers, who abused their ears with rock concerts and headphones, are surging into retirement. The hearing-assistance market is expanding, and this time the answer may not be a device—it may be a pill.
My brother Evan was born female. He came out as transgender 16 years ago but never stopped wanting to have a baby.
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