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yikes

Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought

There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes.
Troy Farah
3.14.19
depression

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Drink When You’re Depressed

Alcohol has immediate and long-term negative effects that can exacerbate depression—and far outweigh any benefits.
Mark Hay
3.8.19
oh good

Oral Sex Is Fueling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.
Ed Cara
2.19.19
Stress

Anxiety's Favorite Canvas for Expressing Itself: Your Face

Negative emotions can trigger or worsen a wide range of conditions like acne​, hair-thinning, and psoriasis.
Cindy Kuzma
1.15.19
Social Media

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.
Giuliana Mazzoni
1.14.19
Stress

Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick

Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.
Adam Moeser
1.11.19
lifestyle

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
12.30.18
mental health

Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health

In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
Christian Finn
12.6.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.30.18
lifestyle

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.
Julie Stewart
11.19.18
lifestyle

Thinking You're Bad at Math Causes a Specific Type of Anxiety

Many of us may need to overcome what's known as "math trauma."
Jennifer Ruef
11.13.18
Phys Ed

Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?

Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
Christian Finn
11.8.18
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