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The Black Plague Is Spreading in Madagascar

The disease was once confined to rural villages but has now spread to the impoverished nation's capital.
Allie Conti
5 days ago
Health

I Thought I Was Gaining Weight, Then Doctors Found a 20 Pound Cyst on My Ovaries

No matter how much I worked out, my stomach refused to shrink. Turns out I wasn't gaining weight, I was just carrying around a fluid-filled nightmare in my belly.
Alia Marsha
9.12.18
Munchies

Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds?

As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
Adam Rothbarth
8.7.18
Broadly

People Who Only Want to Fuck Smart People Created Their Own 'Sexual Orientation'

People who self-identify as sapiosexuals, or those who say intelligence is the most important sexual trait, are having a moment. Critics of the movement say it's at best pretentious and at worst discriminatory.
Steven Blum
8.2.18
employment

We Asked Experts How to Survive a Soul-Sucking Job

When you can't tell your boss to shove it, and there's just no way you'll ever love it.
Anna Goldfarb
7.27.18
Health

Sexist Healthcare Policies are Costing Women Their Lives In Indonesia

The government's universal healthcare system is in trouble, and funding for treatments that affect women the most is often the first to go.
Yvette Tanamal
7.25.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
7.10.18
Health

Surprise! Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Do Nothing

In fact, B3 vitamins are slightly upping your chance of death.
Julian Morgans
6.4.18
Munchies

Your Skin May Be Absorbing Harmful Compounds From BBQ Smoke

Doubt it will stop anyone from hovering over the grill, but don't say we didn't warn ya.
Lauren Rothman
5.28.18
Broadly

Why Women Bruise More Easily Than Men

In an effort to solve one of life's greatest mysteries, we talked with a slew of dermatologists and medical experts to help us understand where the hell all these bruises came from.
Bethy Squires
5.22.18
spending

Don't Buy This: Your Annual Gym Membership Is a Waste of Money

You never go—and even if you do, it's probably not working.
Gina Ragusa
5.16.18
mental health

Being Lonely Is Worse Than Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day

Gen Z-ers are lonelier than ever, and it's not because of social media.
Jack Sunnucks
5.3.18