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.
Putting things off is a habit, but it doesn’t have to be meaningless.
How pharmaceutical price hikes and high-deductible plans create a perfect storm for people who need life-saving medications.
Bad holidays with a spouse can start to feel like a broken promise.
Most elite athletes are unusual in some way. So why does Caster Semenya alarm spectators more than Michael Phelps?
As the government breaks its pledge to clean waterways, one community shows how it can be done: with a bright green igloo full of poop.
How biases shape our perceptions of a powerful woman’s voice
Is she too loud and monotone, or is America just sexist?
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