A visualization of early Christian rules about sex; or, why sex is still a weird thing today.
There is conflicting advice out there about drinking a small amount, particularly of wine, during pregnancy. Some research has said it may even be beneficial. Today the National Bureau of Economic Research says that's wrong.
Fewer than half of Americans recognize the March 31 sign-up cutoff.
As in romance, a solid relationship with food may benefit from time apart. The "every-other-day diet" involves one day of eating whatever you want, followed by a day of eating very little. Of this year's eating fads, intermittent fasting stands out as one less ridiculous than it might sound.
A desk job doesn't have to mean a sedentary lifestyle. This video explains a life philosophy that is sweeping the nation, sort of.
Only one in four recognizes the most-watched nightly news anchor.
"Hey Ryan." "Hey Billy." The viral-video health parable of the day.
New research from Johns Hopkins shows caffeine's enhancement of long-term memory.
NASA's social network discusses the potential of bicycle desk technology, and harnessing the energy of a workout
Unassuming infant considers goals and strengths, among them "firmly gripping dog's hair"
The story of Pedal Power's bike machine is spreading quickly. The two-man company has more than tripled its crowd-sourced fundraising goal, and its bike desk is being used to power laptops, grind grain for beer, and churn butter.
"If you can't do something perfectly, why do it at all?" Stories from Atlantic readers on how to think about anxiety, what is helpful, and what isn't.
A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?
A panel of physicians wrote today in a major medical journal about which vitamin and mineral supplements are bad and which are null, and how we keep buying them.
The drug company has issued an ethical challenge.
A medical journal's scientific analysis of diet, sunlight exposure, and of the role of vitamin D in fantasy characters is excellent.
A "workday" is just not your thing.
Aspartame is "safe for human consumption," the European Food Safety Authority said yesterday.
Calories burned are the equivalent of 25 minutes of walking uphill, research says.
Everyone else is now absolved.