Cybersecurity Firm Drops Code for the Incredibly Dangerous Windows ‘BlueKeep’ Vulnerability
Researchers from U.S. government contractor Immunity have developed a working exploit for the feared Windows bug known as BlueKeep.
Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick
Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.
What Is Vitiligo and Why Do People Develop It?
Winnie Harlow and Amy Deanna, models who have vitiligo, are defying the stigma associated with the skin condition but it’s still a burden for many people.
This Is What Happens to Your Body When it's Shocked by Freezing Water
People who take the polar bear plunge often talk of feeling invigorated, like they've downed a shot glass of pure energy.
Millions of Americans Have a Parasite and Don't Realize It
Very few people have even heard of Chagas disease, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, toxoplasmosis, or trichomoniasis.
Prescription Drugs Made Overseas Are a Risk to Your Health
The manufacture and distribution of medicines is a global industry, tainted by fake and substandard products. Not only might these drugs not work as expected, but some are even contributing to antimicrobial resistance.
Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu
Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
There Are More Than 380 Trillion Viruses in Your Body at Any Time
Viruses on your skin? Check. Viruses in your lungs? Check. Viruses in your pee? Check.
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Robert Christgau on Jon Hassell's "Anxiety-Easing, Life-Enhancing" New LP
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Hassell's 'Listening to Pictures,' Jon Hopkins's 'Immunity' and 'Singularity,' and Jlin's 'Black Origami.'
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How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?
The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.
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Is it Safe to Eat Food That a Fly Landed on?
"In addition to regurgitation, the fly might defecate as it explores the new surface.”
This Is How Living in a City Affects Your Immune System
Kids exposed to critters and their germs tend to be better off.