This Australian Scientist Is Sending Cancer Cells Into Space to See if They Survive

Experiments on Earth suggest that cancer cells are radically affected by near-zero gravity conditions.


Are Fancy Candles Bad for Your Health? An Investigation

Unlike in food, there are absolutely no requirements for manufacturers to list aromas in candles. And some of the aromas are scary.


When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."


A Woman in China Tried to Cure Her Cancer by Swallowing Maggots

When she checked back into hospital, doctors thought the woman's cancer might have relapsed—until they found her intestines riddled with fly larvae.


Hunting for Thailand’s 'Cancer-Curing' Crocodile Blood

Although their farm is closed to the public, the Pavarodoms welcome visitors with cancer who have proof of their illness from their doctors.


Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.


The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less It Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.


This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.


Daily Horoscopes: December 31, 2018

Mars enters Aries today!


All the Ways Hypnosis Could Actually Help You

From easing pain to helping you feel less anxious, we looked at the science supporting the benefits of hypnotherapy.


This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.


What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35

"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."