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EVEN FOR DONALD TRUMP, THE DISTANCE IS STILL fun to think about, up here in his penthouse 600 ft. in the sky, where it’s hard to make out the regular people below. The ice skaters swarming Central Park’s Wollman Rink look like old-television static,
IN A NEW MEMOIR, THE SINGER DETAILS HER 2011 DESCENT INTO SUICIDAL DESPAIR AND THE LONG, HARD ROAD BACK TO HEALTH
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
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
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
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.
ADVOCATES BELIEVE THE POWDER HELPS PEOPLE KICK OPIOIDS WITHOUT RISK OF ADDICTION. WHEN THE DEA TRIED TO CRIMINALIZE IT, THEY FOUGHT BACK
Doctors, researchers, scientists—even ancient philosophers—have long claimed exercise works like a miracle drug. Now they have proof
HOW TO MAKE SENSE OF THE EXPLOSION OF DAIRY ALTERNATIVES IN THE REFRIGERATED AISLE.
Hospital patients are attacking staff at an alarming rate, and there are no federal regulations requiring employers to provide any protection.
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
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
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,
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
Americans may say they’re seeking out healthier fare, but sales figures tell a different story.
A cow can produce 30 to 60 liters of antibodies per month. Humans, on the other hand, are not as industrious.
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
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.
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
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”
The latest assault comes in a recommendation restricting medical research on fetal tissue
Options are transforming -- and VCs are taking notice.
AS 2 LITTLE GIRLS FIGHT A DEADLY DISEASE AFFECTING ONLY 11 KNOWN PEOPLE WORLDWIDE, THEIR FAMILIES LOOK FOR ANSWERS TOGETHER
Look for major progress in these key areas
Tragically disfigured for 14 years following a horrific accident, firefighter Patrick Hardison becomes the successful recipient of the world’s most extensive face transplant
Want to reward your workers without offering bonuses? The little things count, so look at this list of benefits that your staff will appreciate.
It was a great year for weed and gravitational waves.
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
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.
The scourge of the Middle Ages survives
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