pain

Sports

Life Lessons from Three of the World’s Most Brutal Sports

Pain is a teacher for Eric Spicely, pro-wrestler, skateboarder, and MMA fighter.
Cole Nowicki
4.26.19
Drugs

The World's Other Opioid Crisis

How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
JS Rafaelli
4.8.19
mind

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.
Shayla Love
3.28.19
CBD

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?
Melissa Pandika
2.22.19
Snoozefest

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.”
Crystal Ponti
1.23.19
alcohol

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.
Eric Spitznagel
12.12.18
body

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.
Matt Jancer
11.2.18
Too Spicy

This Is What Eating the Hottest Pepper on Earth Will Do to Your Body

It's even hotter than bhut jolokia.
Dana Smith
4.17.18
Weed

Weed May Affect Men and Women Differently

Thanks to all the restrictions, research is still half-baked.
Lea Surugue
4.11.18