What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here [Updated]
Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.
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Drug Deaths Are Highest in Regions with More Divorce and Single-Parent Families
A new study suggests that geography is far less important in explaining overdose deaths than are family life and job opportunities.
How Not to Die
4/20 Is Linked to an Increase in Deadly Car Crashes
For drivers under 21, the weed holiday is as deadly as Super Bowl Sunday.
Surfers May Be Spreading Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Swallowing Poop-Laced Water
People swabbed their own butts for this study.
Wounds Take Longer to Heal If You Get Them at Night
The human body is amazing and also very, very strange.
Is a Dental Deep Cleaning Ever Really Necessary?
This is when your dentist says you need a "special cleaning" under the gumline.
Your Tweets Could Say a Lot About How Early You'll Die
Only one in five tweets express happiness, a new study found.
The Shady Link Between Big Tobacco and Nicotine Gum
The industry went from fearing nicotine replacements to selling them.
What Will It Take for the Remaining 19 Percent of Smokers to Quit?
People have a few ideas.
Excessive Worriers Might Have Their Big Brains to Blame
Scientists have pinpointed where your hand-wringing originates.
Feeling the Burn
Scientists Are Trying to Make Sunscreen Way Less Annoying
They'd like it to be as easy as swallowing a pill.
Asking for a Friend
What Happens When a Human Eats Pet Food?
A question for our uncertain times.