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Hunger Hill is deliciously sharp and sensual: an absorbing tale guaranteed to satisfy even the most cynical appetite. A gripping feat of transatlantic passion and adventure.
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”
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
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF THE EXPLOSION OF DAIRY ALTERNATIVES IN THE REFRIGERATED AISLE.
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
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
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
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
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
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
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
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,
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
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
Officials sanction public spaces for shooting heroin | “We need to do what the science tells us to do”
SEVEN YEARS AFTER SHE WAS LIBERATED, KIDNAPPING SURVIVOR JAYCEE DUGARD IS REVELING IN HER FREEDOM—AND OPEN TO FINDING LOVE
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.
Options are transforming -- and VCs are taking notice.
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
THE STARS OF THE HIT REALITY SERIES OPEN UP ABOUT THEIR DIFFICULT PREGNANCIES AND BABY JOY
Hands-on selling transformed anti-addiction drug Vivitrol into a success.
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
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
THE CREATOR OF PLUS-SIZE HEROINES WASN’T AIMING TO BE THIN—SHE JUST WANTED TO FEEL LIKE HERSELF
ALREADY A CANCER SURVIVOR, THE OLYMPIC SKATER FACES HIS THIRD BRAIN TUMOR WITH HOPE, FAITH & FAMILY
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.
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
Forget organic. Clothing and textile makers are turning to so-called Better Cotton, sustainably raised and cheaper
Four states have referendums to raise cigarette taxes. The initiatives are worthwhile in three
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