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body

Is There Any Reason to Use Liquid Soap Instead of Bar Soap?

The more heavily used a bar is, the more microorganisms it holds. But does that really mean it's time to leave bar soaps behind?
Knvul Sheikh
9.27.18
psychology

What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment

Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
Knvul Sheikh
8.2.18
death

You Need a Will Even if You're Young and Healthy

Here's the first step.
Knvul Sheikh
4.3.18
Fighting Words

Do Homeopathic Remedies Really Work?

The FDA is finally getting on board with the idea that homeopathy is a pre-scientific holdover.
Knvul Sheikh
2.27.18
mental health

No Good Comes From Being Spanked as a Kid

“The difference between spanking and abuse is kind of a grey zone."
Knvul Sheikh
12.13.17
immunity

This Is How Scientists Decide What Goes In Your Flu Shot

Your flu shot is one of the world's most educated guesses.
Knvul Sheikh
11.15.17
mental health

This Is What It's Like to Live With High-Functioning Depression

Sometimes, depression robs you of your best self quietly.
Knvul Sheikh
10.16.17
Cancer

A Quarter of Cancer Patients Have Used Medical Marijuana

Where it's legal, at least.
Knvul Sheikh
9.25.17
longevity

Dogs Who Live With Smokers Are More Likely to Die Younger

Dogs from smokers' homes showed signs of DNA damage.
Knvul Sheikh
9.25.17
Motherboard Homepage

This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival.
Knvul Sheikh
4.3.17
Topic of Cancer

This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival
Knvul Sheikh
4.2.17
health claims

There's a New .Health Domain and It Could Save You From Fake Medicine

In the vein of .gov and .edu, the new domain is supposed to help differentiate between doctors and quacks.
Knvul Sheikh
3.19.17
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