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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
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
ask-hole
ask-hole

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
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
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
mental health
mental health

A Nonprofit In Bali Is Helping Mentally Ill Patients Break Free From Their Chains

By going door to door in Bali's villages, a psychiatry professor and a team of volunteers are uncovering the uncomfortable truth of the island's mental health crisis.
Jed Smith
4.30.18
Health
Health

The Dictator Who Forced Me Into Bogus HIV Treatment—And Nearly Killed Me

In the 2000s, former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh believed that he had the power to heal HIV/AIDS. Fatou Jatta was one of the thousands of patients made to undergo his sham treatment.
Anna Pujol Mazzini
4.15.18
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Health

Man Rushed to Hospital with 'Thunderclap Headaches' After Eating World's Hottest Chili

The “Carolina Reaper” is 300 times hotter than a jalapeño, and measures 2.4 million on the Scoville Heat Scale.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.11.18
women's health
women's health

This Is What it's Like to Experience Menopause at 31

I struggle to feel sexy knowing that I have the hormone levels of an older woman.
Risa Kerslake
4.2.18
Health
Health

Researchers Have Found a Link Between Keeping Several Social Media Accounts and Depression

But they aren't sure what it actually means.
Isabelle Hellyer
3.29.18
Health
Health

This Is How Much Longer You'll Live If You Stop Eating Meat

The study concluded that despite some variability in the data, “the evidence is consistent that increased intake of red meat, especially processed red meat, is associated with increased all-cause mortality.”
Wyatt Marshall
3.14.18
mental health
mental health

Turns Out That Being Sexist is Bad for Your Mental Health

Turns out that conforming to toxic masculine stereotypes all the time is actually a massive strain on the brain. Who knew?
Katherine Gillespie
3.11.18