Olga Oksman

How to Not Die

How Much Saturated Fat Should Be in My Diet?

Bad fat? Nah, just misunderstood.
Olga Oksman
Tonic Editors
4.4.18
Health

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.20.17
FIGHT CLUB

Here's What It Would Look Like If Movie Fight Scenes Happened In Real Life

If 'Atomic Blonde' were real, Charlize Theron would have more concussions than an NFL player.
Olga Oksman
6.29.17
Getting Schooled

Old Works of Art Are Helping Med Students Learn How to Diagnose

It's all in the details.
Olga Oksman
5.25.17
Whoa

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Olga Oksman
5.19.17
The Future of Cancer

Black Americans Are Living Longer—But Still Not as Long as White People

A black child born in 2014 can expect to live 75.6 years versus 79 years for a white child born that year.
Olga Oksman
5.5.17
The End of Days

How to Survive the First Hour of a Nuclear Attack

Experts helped us picture exactly what would happen.
Olga Oksman
5.3.17
Eat This

Once and For All, Saturated Fat is Not the Devil

Cardiologists want you to know this.
Olga Oksman
4.26.17
healthcare

Here's What It Looks Like When a Gene Test Says You're Prone to Alzheimer's

Is 23andMe doing enough to ease the concerns of people who are at risk?
Olga Oksman
4.17.17
Vertical challenges

Should Short Kids Take Growth Hormones?

The FDA seems to think so.
Olga Oksman
3.27.17
Tonic

More Infants Die During Republican Administrations

"It does not look like it will be the best time for babies."
Olga Oksman
1.30.17
healthcare

More Infants Die During Republican Administrations

"It does not look like it will be the best time for babies."
Olga Oksman
1.30.17