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Why Does My Throat Always Feel So Phlegmy?
Here’s what to do if postnasal drip gets out of control.
Race and Health
Relaxers Aren't the Only Hair Products With Questionable Chemicals Marketed to Black Women
So much time, money, and anxiety goes into making black hair conform to white standards—only for it to potentially harm black people’s health.
What's Freaking Me Out
When the Rare Birth Control Pill Side Effect Happens to You
Stomach pain and asthma are occasionally linked to hormonal contraception.
This Is How Living in a City Affects Your Immune System
Kids exposed to critters and their germs tend to be better off.
Stuck in the 50s
Medical Studies Still Exclude People of Color
And that's a huge problem.
The Time I Ran a Marathon in Prison
The pain helps me be free, in a way, from the monotony of my life.
How iPhone Health Tracking Data Can Help Us Understand Asthma
Apple's ResearchKit framework makes it easier to enroll patients in medical studies.
A Third of People With Asthma Might Not Actually Have It
It's often confused for allergies, acid reflux, and more.
After Escaping War, Syrian Refugees Are Left Facing ‘Silent Killers'
Non-communicable diseases like diabetes are prevalent among some refugee communities.
How Having a Chronic Illness Can Screw Up Your Sex Life
Imagine stopping mid-coitus to grab your inhaler because sex is causing an asthma attack.
This Common Asthma Drug Made Old Rats Act Like Young Rats Again
Scientists found a common asthma medication can be repurposed to encourage rejuvenation and new cell growth in rat brains.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
An Otter in the Seattle Aquarium Has Asthma and It's Adorable
Its trainers have taught it to use an inhaler.