Health

policy

The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans

In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Ankita Rao
a day ago
Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realized how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic, and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.17.19
Drugs

Opinion: The New Ketamine-Based Antidepressant Is a Rip-Off

Johnson & Johnson patented a form of the psychedelic with less research and a ridiculous price tag.
Marco A. Ramos, MD, PhD
J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD
Michael D. Alpert, MD
5.17.19
Health

Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
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
food-features

In Memoriam: The Trashy Mall Food Court Smoothie of the 90s

Pour one out for the glory days of Mango Me Crazy and Peach on the Beach.
Kelsey Lawrence
5.14.19
psychedelics

The Ethics of Taking the Drugs You Study

Should psychedelic scientists trip on the drugs they research?
Shayla Love
5.14.19
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

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
Health

Did the FBI Seize My Vagina Cultures?

When the FBI raided the offices of at-home microbiome testing startup uBiome, it likely took with it data about my own health.
Samantha Cole
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
climate change

Climate Change Could Mean More Kids, Not Less

The effects will vary across the globe and could worsen inequality.
Shayla Love
5.6.19
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