Nicole Wetsman


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.
Nicole Wetsman

You're Using Coconut Oil For Way Too Many Things

Here are the very few uses that can actually benefit your health.
Elizabeth Brown
Nicole Wetsman
Wellness Lies

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.
Nicole Wetsman
Wellness Lies

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.
Nicole Wetsman
Parental Advisory

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.
Nicole Wetsman

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.
Nicole Wetsman
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.
Nicole Wetsman

Does Weed Actually Work for Period Cramps?

Menstrual pain could soon be a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana.
Nicole Wetsman
mental health

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.”
Nicole Wetsman

Doctors Learn to be Sexist In Med School, and Female Patients Pay

"Your symptoms are assumed to be all in your head."
Nicole Wetsman
Phys Ed

You Won't Ruin Your Workout by Drinking After

As long as you don't make a habit of it.
Nicole Wetsman
Unscrewing Ourselves

Your Dentist Should Be Asking You About Your Sex Life

It'll make your visit even more uncomfortable, but it needs to happen.
Nicole Wetsman