Katie Way

mind

Everyone's a #SelfHealer: How 'Holistic Psychology' Took Instagram by Storm

Dr Nicole LePera preaches empowerment and agency with regard to mental health and self-care... alongside strident messaging about rejecting established science and relying on yourself instead.
Katie Way
4.16.20
The Stupid Issue

How Stupid Do Cops Think We Are?

Why we’re often the ones getting messed with when police officers make food-tampering claims.
Katie Way
3.31.20
healthcare

Scams and Hoaxes Are Thriving in the COVID-19 Pandemic

"Wellness" peddlers and start-up goons are rushing to fill the vacuum created by a messy government, a privatized healthcare system, and rising anxiety about coronavirus.
Katie Way
3.27.20
Health

'Immune-Boosting' Products Are Trying to Capitalise on Coronavirus

Don't let brands taking advantage of pandemic-induced panic goad you into spending money on ineffective products.
Katie Way
3.19.20
Health

Is It Safe to go to the Gym During a Coronavirus Outbreak?

Gyms and especially exercise classes can be particularly gross environments. Here's what you need to know.
Katie Way
3.11.20
housing

Of Course Millennials Want to Stay Home – It's All We Can Afford to Do

Today's solo dwellers are less likely to design their homes around entertaining others than previous generations were. That makes sense: We're busy, on a tight budget, and exhausted.
Katie Way
2.26.20
body

TikTok-Famous 'Metabolism Drops' Have Been Pulled From the Market

Rae, the wellness company behind the drops, pointed to teen girls "misusing" the product as the reason for the recall.
Katie Way
2.25.20
body

Sketchy 'Metabolism Drops' Are Big With TikTok Teens

Wellness company Rae's product is effectively marketed – even if it might not actually be effective.
Katie Way
2.24.20
espionage

'Project Magnum': Flywheel’s Alleged Plot to Steal Peloton’s Technology

Court documents reveal how the two spin bike companies went from potential partners to hated rivals.
Katie Way
Joseph Cox
2.20.20
mind

Can't Believe Jake Paul Finally Cured Anxiety by Suggesting 'Chilling Out'

The YouTube star isn't "spreading awareness" for anything besides the pitfalls of taking celebrities' advice about your life.
Katie Way
2.19.20
Science

Of Course People Are Making Racist Memes About the Coronavirus

The "political correctness" we keep hearing about sure hasn't stopped people from showing their anti-Asian prejudices.
Katie Way
2.4.20
Science

Smoking Weed Cures All Diseases, According to People Who Love Smoking Weed

A new study shows that cannabis enthusiasts may overestimate the plant’s medicinal power.
Katie Way
2.1.20
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