Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.

Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?

Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.

College Kids Who Take Mental Health Leave Can't Always Come Back

While taking time to heal can be beneficial for mental health issues, colleges often leave people in the dark as they try to navigate an opaque system.

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.

I Got My Penis Zapped for Better Boners

This treatment is meant for erectile dysfunction, but people who just want harder, longer-lasting erections might also benefit.

Opinion: 'The Biggest Loser' Pivoting to Wellness Is a Farce

The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.

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Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.

Is the GOP Healthcare Plan Actually an April Fools' Prank?

It's the only way to explain what Republicans have been doing and saying on healthcare.

This Week in Science

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More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us

A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."

The Sugar High Might Be a Myth

That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.

What a Keto Diet Cheat Meal Might Do to Your Body

After a week of eating low-carb and high-fat, reintroducing carbs to the diet might negatively affect your blood vessels.

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