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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
7.24.18
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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
6.28.18
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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
6.25.18
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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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'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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There’s Only One Correct Way to Measure a Penis

Breaking: Penis length is shorter when people aren't self-reporting.
Grant Stoddard
4.3.18
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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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Why Do Edibles Give You A Different High Than Smoking?

The scientific explanation, plus how to avoid a bad edibles experience.
Troy Farah
2.14.18
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Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
2.6.18
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Why Can't I Stop Thinking About Someone I Barely Dated?

For one thing, new relationships literally alter your brain chemistry.
Nick Keppler
2.4.18
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Fish Skin Healed Bears’ Paws Burned in the California Fires

A veterinarian remembered a story about doctors treating human burns with tilapia skin.
Jesse Hicks
1.30.18
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