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This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist's advice for how to get over it.
Jessica Dore
8.21.18
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MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'

Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer Latson
7.23.18
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The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
7.22.18
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How to Tell if Your Dog is Happy

Here are ten things people get wrong about the way Fido feels.
Paul McGreevy
Melissa Starling
6.27.18
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Everything We Know About E-Cigarettes So Far

Is vaping bad for you? Is it safer than smoking regular cigarettes? Can e-cigarettes help you quit? And other questions, answered.
Markham Heid
6.24.18
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Getting Oral Sex While Pregnant Could Mess With the Baby

What most OB-GYNs aren't telling their patients about sex during their third trimester.
Callie Little
5.14.18
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Therapy Made Me Realise I Was Still in a Relationship With My Mother

This is what it's like when your mother commits emotional incest.
Neil Strauss
4.30.18
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This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.
Juli Fraga
4.29.18
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'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
4.24.18
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Why Breakups Motivate People to Get in Shape

Wanting a revenge body may say a lot about your personality.
Christine Ro
4.14.18
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What Are the Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar?

ACV looks and feels harmless, making it easier for people to believe its holistic benefits.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
4.7.18
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A New Flushable Pregnancy Test Could Help Women in Abusive Relationships

The little plastic test hasn't changed in years and this eco-friendly version is winning in more ways than one.
Terena Bell
3.8.18
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