Victims of childhood sexual abuse are far more likely to become obese adults. New research shows that early trauma is so damaging that it can disrupt a person’s entire psychology and metabolism.
Guns are a major cause of accidental death and suicide, yet most physicians still don’t treat them like a health hazard.
Ask yourself, is all that wasted time really rewarding? And other tips from Charles Duhigg, who wrote the book on productivity.
Just like Bahrain and Belarus, the U.S. rarely funds abortions for poor women.
Studies suggest word acquisition and reading are more difficult in loud environments, and poor kids may suffer disproportionately.
Most people are biased against other races, but some odd psychological interventions can help.
A gritty attitude seems to prevent chronic inflammation from overwhelming the body in the aftermath of trauma.
Coloradans weigh whether the more liberal legal environment has freed pot users from one of marijuana’s worst side effects.
It’s convenient, but bad for the scalp. So bad it might lead to hair loss.
It takes three words.
People who predict happy endings with their partners have better relationships in the now.
The 18th-century ailment was on the brink of elimination before budget cuts helped resurrect it.
The Supreme Court struck down a law that would force many Texas clinics to close. But for abortion providers in conservative areas, staying open is just the start.
Why the transgender star equates femininity with makeup
The film Gleason explores the heartbreaking toll of Lou Gehrig’s disease on a young athlete.
The science of how psychedelics work in the brain
Hallucinogens may help people break free of destructive thoughts and addiction. Can a “mystical experience” be had legally?
It starts with getting rid of abstinence-only sex education.
Free birth control won't work if teens can't find out about it.
The strange new food preferences of Americans, according to Google
Even for those with insurance, getting mental healthcare means fighting through phone tag, payment confusion, and even outright discrimination