Health

climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
2 days ago
Weed

Weed May Play a Role in Weight Loss

Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than nonusers. Scientists are trying to figure out why.
Matt Strauss
11.12.18
medical cannabis

The Problems with the UK's Legalization of Medical Cannabis

And what could be done to fix them.
Abbie Llewelyn
11.5.18
Smoking

The Dirty Story of How Big Tobacco Was Brought Down to Size

This month is the 20th anniversary of a deal that changed the face of smoking—and prompted a bunch of dirty tactics from the tobacco companies in the process.
Gavin Haynes
11.5.18
Medicinal Cannabis

Now That Medical Cannabis Is Legal in the UK, What's Next?

A new study also reveals widespread support for the further relaxation of cannabis laws.
Mattha Busby
11.1.18
Health

We Asked an Expert How Long You Can Safely Hold in a Fart

Turns out you can uh… breathe out a fart if you hold it in for too long.
Mack Lamoureux
10.31.18
Health

This YouTuber's Battle with Cancer Showed Us How to Live Courageously

All through this year, Dan Thomas vlogged the emotional and physical tribulations his sarcomatoid carcinoma put him through.
James Nolan
10.29.18
Drugs

The World's War on Drugs Has Failed Yet Again

It's time for a more truthful discussion of drug use because what world leaders are doing now isn't working.
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

Therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
Photos

The Heartbreaking Instagram Where People Remember Loved Ones Who Died of AIDS

"Looking at the photos, I felt like the whole world was falling down around me. I had an overwhelming feeling of loss and devastation, and had to go to the bathroom so that no one would see me crying."
Jeff Leavell
10.16.18
Health

The Boring Truths I’ve Learned About Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

It’s been ten months since I took on a drastic 80-day regimen to get abs. Here’s what has happened since.
Graham Isador
10.16.18