Women Violently Choked by Partners Are Later Killed—But Doctors Miss the Signs
Physical signs of strangulation in cases of domestic violence are not as obvious as we’re led to believe—so victims can suffer lethal related injuries and are seven times likelier to later die of homicide.
You're Using Coconut Oil For Way Too Many Things
Here are the very few uses that can actually benefit your health.
The Effects of Collagen Supplements Are Way Overhyped
There's no good evidence that collagen pills and powders can improve your hair, skin, or nails.
Coconut Oil Is Not Dental Care
If oil pulling is doing anything for your oral health, it's likely from the mechanical motion of swishing.
The Pregnancy Risk Most Doctors Aren't Comfortable Talking About
Eighty-five percent of doctors said they don't want to bring up the topic of chemical exposure even though they're supposed to.
7 Things You Need to Deal With When a Family Member Dies
The bureaucratic tasks—handling bills, dealing with a funeral home, finding bank accounts—can take people by surprise.
You're Smarter Than That
Why It's So Easy for Athletes to Buy Into Junk Science
From Phiten necklaces to magic underpants, there's always a product promising to give you an edge.
Does Weed Actually Work for Period Cramps?
Menstrual pain could soon be a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana.
Being a Pilot is Even More Stressful Than Being a Passenger
“Now it’s acceptable to talk about the stress. It’s not the days of the tough guys anymore.”
Doctors Learn to be Sexist In Med School, and Female Patients Pay
"Your symptoms are assumed to be all in your head."
You Won't Ruin Your Workout by Drinking After
As long as you don't make a habit of it.
Your Dentist Should Be Asking You About Your Sex Life
It'll make your visit even more uncomfortable, but it needs to happen.