Life Lessons from Three of the World’s Most Brutal Sports
Pain is a teacher for Eric Spicely, pro-wrestler, skateboarder, and MMA fighter.
The World's Other Opioid Crisis
How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
The Power of the Nocebo Effect
Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
We Asked Experts if CBD-Spiked Foods Do Anything at All
CBD oil is in everything from gummies to cold brew, but does it actually have any benefits if it's combined with other ingredients?
When I Get Hurt in a Dream, My Body Feels it Even After I Wake Up
"I dreamed that a swarm of bees or wasps attacked my feet. When I woke up, my feet were burning and tingly. It was very painful.”
The Man Who Spent a Decade Traveling the World in Search of a Hangover Cure
There is a single remedy that he now swears by.
Bad Posture and Back Pain Could Be Due to the Way You Sit All Day
Eighty percent of Americans will deal with back pain at some point in their lives, but there's an easy way to fix it.
This Is What Eating the Hottest Pepper on Earth Will Do to Your Body
It's even hotter than bhut jolokia.
Weed May Affect Men and Women Differently
Thanks to all the restrictions, research is still half-baked.