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Drugs

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.
Elizabeth Brico
4 days ago
Sex

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.
Grant Stoddard
5.15.19
Health

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

The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.
Susan Rinkunas
5.15.19
Film

Boycotting Georgia Won't Change Its Abortion Laws

As Hollywood debates whether to pull production out of the state, experts say there are better ways to make an impact.
Nicole Clark
5.14.19
body

Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

The meditation of walking in a city is not as internal as that of hiking. You do not lose yourself in the silence; rather, you melt into the physical beat of observation.
Judnick Mayard
5.13.19
body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
rights

Abortion Bans Don’t Need to Go Into Effect to Cause Harm

Bans in Georgia and Ohio are unlikely to be enforced, but people are already confused about whether they can access abortion care there.
Marie Solis
5.10.19
body

The Cruel Genius of Georgia's Abortion Ban

The six-week ban hides a personhood law within it—which means people could be prosecuted and sentenced to prison for miscarriages and even legal abortions obtained in another state.
Susan Rinkunas
5.8.19
healthcare

The Outrageous Reasons These Women Couldn’t Get Their Tubes Tied

People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married—or for any other reason their doctor chooses.
Darlena Cunha
5.7.19
body

Photo Retouching Is the Digital Skincare That Equalizes Us All

Everyone’s face looks the same at 500 percent magnification: curvy and abstract, like a big fun skate park.
Tony Tulathimutte
5.7.19
body

The Rise of the Minimalist Skincare Routine

Fatigued by multi-step regimens and lackluster results, some people are dramatically scaling back how many skincare products they use.
Marie Solis
5.6.19
body

Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money for Most People

Plenty of research suggests that taking vitamin supplements isn’t helpful unless you’re working with your doctor to address a specific deficiency.
Kat Eschner
5.2.19
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