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With great humor and great tenderness, Heart in the Right Place shows that some of our biggest heroes are the ones living right beside us.
Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
American teens are anxious, depressed and overwhelmed. Experts are struggling over how to help them
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 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
The superstars are now battling over their six kids in the wake of their sudden and shocking split
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
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
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 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
People on the spectrum—and their families—can be more easily swayed in their responses to treatments than previously thought.
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.
IN A NEW BOOK, THE STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HOW SHE SAVED HER SCHIZOPHRENIC MOM
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
Officials sanction public spaces for shooting heroin | “We need to do what the science tells us to do”
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.
SEVEN YEARS AFTER SHE WAS LIBERATED, KIDNAPPING SURVIVOR JAYCEE DUGARD IS REVELING IN HER FREEDOM—AND OPEN TO FINDING LOVE
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
ALREADY A CANCER SURVIVOR, THE OLYMPIC SKATER FACES HIS THIRD BRAIN TUMOR WITH HOPE, FAITH & FAMILY
AFTER BEATING TESTICULAR CANCER, THE BLACK EYED PEAS’ TABOO (BORN JAIME LUIS GOMEZ), 41, OPENS UP FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HOPES OF INSPIRING OTHERS
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
In the Mexico City neighborhood of Renovación, life and business revolve around electronic waste, much of it from the U.S.
THE ATHLETE OPENS UP ABOUT THE DEVASTATING DIAGNOSIS—AND HOW HE PLANS TO CHANGE HIS LIFE AND CAREER TO HONOR HIS FATHER
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