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We Looked Into the Real Benefits of Acupuncture
The deal with acupuncture's effect on pain, fertility, depression, and everything else people use it for.
Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People
There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.
Some People Actually Fear Getting Credit for Their Accomplishments
The anxiety that's triggered by positive recognition goes way beyond run-of-the-mill shyness or modesty.
These Are the Five Most Effective Ways to Cure the Hiccups
Here's what the science says about a few of the most common techniques.
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This Is What Would Happen to Your Body if You Ate Instant Ramen All the Time
Depending on the product you buy, each one may contain 1000 mg (or more) of sodium.
Some People With Appendicitis Can Be Treated With Pills, Not Surgery
New research suggests antibiotics may be a better option for most appendicitis patients.
How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist
As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Young People Are Getting Injections to Avoid Looking Old
Dermatologists say the practice of preventative botox is growing in popularity among 20-something men and women. But how safe is it?
Some Women Marathoners Run Faster After Giving Birth
The idea of a post-pregnancy performance bump gets passed around among elite female runners. But does it really exist?
How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome
If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
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This Is What Texting While You Watch TV Does to Your Brain
Here's how to get your mind right.
Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety
The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?