- 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
- Oct 17 20161 minute
How Mindfulness Can Save You Money
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
- 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.
- 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
- Sep 1 20161 minute
Soy Milk is Over. Long Live Coconut Milk
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF THE EXPLOSION OF DAIRY ALTERNATIVES IN THE REFRIGERATED AISLE.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 24 20161 minute
Our Addiction Crisis Can Be Solved—With Hardwork
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
- Sep 19 201610 minutes
The New Science of Exercise
Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
- Oct 24 20165 minutes
A New Paradigm for Opioid Addiction: More Drugs
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
- 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.
- Jul 25 20161 minute
Then & Now
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
- 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 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.
- Nov 7 20161 minute
Model’s Death Ruled Accidental After Chiropractic Adjustment
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- Nov 28 20161 minute
My Private Health Crisis
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
- 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.
- 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.
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Make the Gym Pay Off
THE MONEY LINK: Sticking with a fitness routine isn’t always easy. Try focusing on the potential rewards: Heading to the gym at least three times a week has been linked to higher pay—7% more for men, 12% for women, according to Cleveland State associ
- Nov 7 20161 minute
What Parents Should Do
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
- Dec 23 20164 minutes
The Top 11 Science And Health Stories Of The Year
It was a great year for weed and gravitational waves.
- 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”
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
This New Surgery Could Change Pregnancy Forever
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
- Jan 4 20175 minutes
Mistakes In 'Paleo' Eating
A meaningful diet resolution might be to eat more sustainably.