- Jan 2 20172 minutes
Our Journey Begins
THERE ARE FEW MORE WONDROUSLY TERRIFYING moments in a woman’s life than when she gives birth, delivering unto the world the passenger she has been carrying for nine months and then meeting directly for the first time. Tissue skin. Lumpy feet. Deep-po
- Dec 19 20164 minutes
My Battle With Depression
IN A NEW MEMOIR, THE SINGER DETAILS HER 2011 DESCENT INTO SUICIDAL DESPAIR AND THE LONG, HARD ROAD BACK TO HEALTH
- Dec 12 20162 minutes
Kim & Kanye Their New Family Crisis
WHEN KANYE WEST ranted about Beyoncé and complimented Trump before abruptly leaving the stage at his Nov. 19 concert, many fans shrugged it off as one more controversial move by a consistently unpredictable artist. But it seems West’s outbursts are m
- Dec 12 201615 minutes
Is Kratom A Deadly Drug Or A Life-Saving Medicine?
ADVOCATES BELIEVE THE POWDER HELPS PEOPLE KICK OPIOIDS WITHOUT RISK OF ADDICTION. WHEN THE DEA TRIED TO CRIMINALIZE IT, THEY FOUGHT BACK
- Dec 1 20163 minutes
Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked In The Last Decade
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
- Dec 8 20163 minutes
What Are The Risks For Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes?
A new surgeon-general report calling vaping among young people a “major health concern” adds to a heated debate over whether the practice is safer than smoking.
- Dec 5 20161 minute
New Worries For Charlie Sheen’s Kids
AILI NAHAS, with Linda Marx It’s shaping up to be a somber Thanksgiving for Brooke Mueller. On Nov. 16, reports claimed that Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, 39, had gone missing in Utah with their twin sons Bob and Max following a bizarre altercation that
- Jan 16 20172 minutes
A New Attack On Abortion Rights
The latest assault comes in a recommendation restricting medical research on fetal tissue
- Nov 11 20161 minute
The Cow Defense
A cow can produce 30 to 60 liters of antibodies per month. Humans, on the other hand, are not as industrious.
- Dec 19 201612 minutes
On Chinese Aquaculture Farms, The Fish Are Pumped With Antibiotics, As Are The Pigs, Whose Waste Feeds The Fish. So Let’s Talk About That Seafood Platter
From the air, the Pearl River Delta in southern China’s Guangdong province resembles a mass of human cells under a microscope. Hundreds of thousands of tiny rectangular blocks, all of them shades of green, are clustered between cities and waterways.
- Jan 13 20172 minutes
A Woman Was Killed By A Superbug Resistant To All 26 American Antibiotics
Yesterday morning, I published a story about the silent spread of resistance against the antibiotic of last resort, colistin—a major step toward the emergence of a superbug resistant to all antibiotics. While reporting this story, I interviewed Alex
- Dec 15 20164 minutes
What If Consumers Just Want To Buy Junk Food?
Americans may say they’re seeking out healthier fare, but sales figures tell a different story.
- Jan 9 20174 minutes
No Golden Years For China’s Villagers
Those living in the countryside bear the brunt of an aging crisis | “If we can stand the pain, we don’t go to the hospital”
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
How Food Tech Is Expanding Opportunities For Shoppers And Entrepreneurs
Options are transforming -- and VCs are taking notice.
- Dec 19 20161 minute
Best Friends For A Cure
AS 2 LITTLE GIRLS FIGHT A DEADLY DISEASE AFFECTING ONLY 11 KNOWN PEOPLE WORLDWIDE, THEIR FAMILIES LOOK FOR ANSWERS TOGETHER
- Dec 8 20166 minutes
Is Fermented Tea Making People Feel Enlightened Because Of ... Alcohol?
The ethanol in kombucha has some regulators concerned about the popular microbial drink.
- Jan 1 201710 minutes
These Brand Consultants Turned Nights On The Town Into Market Data
In 2013, Christopher Krietchman was walking down the street in Manhattan, worrying about his flailing meal-delivery company. Krietchman was the founder of Fresh Grill Café, which cooked and delivered healthy meals to New Yorkers. When he launched in
- Jan 2 20171 minute
New Frontiers In Medicine
Look for major progress in these key areas
- Jan 2 201712 minutes
World Children Of No Nation
How do you keep a family together when you’ve lost everything? TIME begins a year with refugee mothers and infants entering an uncertain future
- Jan 1 20162 minutes
Little Extras That Make a Big Difference to Employees
Want to reward your workers without offering bonuses? The little things count, so look at this list of benefits that your staff will appreciate.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Snuff Out Smoke Damage
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.
- Jan 12 20173 minutes
Resistance To The Antibiotic Of Last Resort Is Silently Spreading
Just over a year after they were discovered in China, bacteria that can fend off colistin are being found all across the world.
- Jan 6 20173 minutes
Why Do Humans Still Have A Gene That Increases The Risk Of Alzheimer's?
Despite its dangers, the gene appears to protect the brain from parasites.
- Dec 5 20164 minutes
The Gift Of A Face
Tragically disfigured for 14 years following a horrific accident, firefighter Patrick Hardison becomes the successful recipient of the world’s most extensive face transplant
- Jan 14 201710 minutes
Tiny Amounts Of Lsd For Depression
Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”
- Sep 19 201616 minutes
This Spring He Gave Birth to His First Child
My brother Evan was born female. He came out as transgender 16 years ago but never stopped wanting to have a baby.
- Jan 6 20173 minutes
Searching For A Vaccine For The Plague
The scourge of the Middle Ages survives
- Sep 1 20163 minutes
Sweat the Key Details
Keeping more of what you earn—and finding ways to motivate yourself to act—will help you move the dial to seven figures.
- Jan 1 20171 minute
Consumer genomics could change the way we approach everything from exercise to skin care. Here are some of the applications that researchers are exploring: SPORTS Certain genes are associated with endurance and strength, which could signal what spo
- Nov 7 20161 minute
Model’s Death Ruled Accidental After Chiropractic Adjustment
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke