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Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
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
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
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
Racism should be a core concern for all Americans, in every area of our lives. Implicit bias—our subconscious associations of race—permeates everything that we do. And we must pursue systemic accountability to fix it. The next President must apply th
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.
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.
WE’RE LIVING IN A MOMENT when the challenges facing black folks are becoming more visible. Thanks to cell phones and social media, the entire nation can now see for itself what black folks have been talking about for years—the pain of injustice, the
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
ACCORDING TO ESTIMATES FROM FEDERAL agencies, there are tens of thousands of prisoners in solitary confinement—put there not by judges or juries but at the discretion of prison administrators. Often the conditions are extreme: one California prisoner
MOST HIV TESTS don’t actually check for the virus that causes AIDS. Rather, assays search blood samples for antibodies that humans produce to fight the pathogen. Particularly in the early phases of infection, the immune system may not respond strongl
Americans are famous for working hard. Sometimes, though, life needs to take priority over work, and the U.S. is notoriously lacking in policies that support employees who need to take time off when it does. We are the only developed country in the
Some military veterans are embracing the drug as scientists scramble to study its effects
After being raped in college, the Harvard grad and aspiring astronaut, 24, is now fighting for survivors’ rights in every part of the country
FOR MUHAMMAD ALI, WHO DIED AT age 74 after suffering from Parkinson’s disease, there couldn’t have been a crueler condition to haunt his later years. For the self-proclaimed Greatest, known for his ability to float like a butterfly around his opponen
A DISEASE AS COMPLEX AS BREAST CANCER can result from a combination of factors, both genetic and lifestyle. Everything from the DNA you were born with to the changes in your genes that come from things like smoking, how much you exercise, your radiat
TODAY THE VAST MAJORITY OF WOMEN diagnosed with breast cancer receive surgery of some kind, radiation and chemotherapy, regardless of the prognosis or stage of their disease. “How do I know my cancer isn’t going to be the one that spreads?” is a ques
THE MONEY LINK: Sleep may be free, but not getting enough can be costly. In a 2016 study, economists Matthew Gibson and Jeffrey Shrader found that one extra hour of sleep per week can result in 5% higher wages. “When you’re sleep deprived, your produ
THE CELEBRITY CHEF, 50, SHARES HER TIPS FOR FEELING BEAUTIFUL BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A BREAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS
D.D. HBO’S NEW COMEDY SERIES VICE PRINCIPALS PROVIDES A look at two racist misanthropes who feel recognition is their birthright. They’re awful, and the show containing them is at times dark in a way that’d be too much for most dramas to bear. Yet n
The biggest hazard to your business may be the one you can't see: chronic stress.
Zion Harvey was just 2 when he lost his hands to a deadly infection. Now, as the first child in the world to receive a double hand transplant, he’s proving there’s nothing he can’t do
S.Z. EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW EVERYTHING about the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery—or about the criminal-justice system—there will be something in Ava DuVernay’s succinct, passionate documentary 13th to make your jaw drop. Although the ame
Michael Belfiore Form and function Designed for patients to use on themselves, the needle-free injector delivers drugs through the skin using a small piston that the company says is less painful than a conventional hypodermic needle. Innovator Pat
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