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.
Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.
Melinda Gates explains the gender gap in unpaid labor and how it hurts the global economy.
Why people who have been thin their entire lives don’t do the one thing most associated with weight consciousness
What it’s like to adapt to texting and online dating after a life without electricity
Texas Right to Life, the state’s largest pro-life organization, published a blog post on its site last week on the…
A new report from the company finds that American daters are growing more traditional in some ways, and more open-minded in others.
A photo series reveals what expectant mothers in various countries bring with them to the hospital.
One reason why lawmakers are concerned about expensive prescription drugs—the kind that cost hundreds or even thousands per pill—is that…
A Congressional hearing with Martin Shkreli reveals the brokenness of the prescription-drug market.
Let’s talk about the CDC’s bonkers new alcohol guidelines for women.
The delightful little bubbles in La Croix and Perrier are kind of bad for your teeth.
A new report offers one explanation as to why the mortality rate for uneducated white Americans has risen—even as people elsewhere are living longer and healthier.
A new book documents how the demand for the iconic pants among Mexican dealers kept them selling drugs.
Business students are not agreeable, art students are neurotic, and other findings from a recent meta-analysis.
The powerful, irrational psychological quirk that makes people fear foreigners whenever health is at stake
Probably not. But here are some techniques grifters use, courtesy of Maria Konnikova and her new book about con artists.
Seeing an increased interest in non-monogamous arrangements, the company will allow couples to link their profiles and search for additional mates.
The country attempts a revolutionary nutrition strategy based around a few simple rules: Eat food. Mostly plants that are native to your country. And absolutely nothing 'ultra-processed.'
According to Google Trends, people have gradually become less interested in low-fat diets and more into low-sugar diets: …
The uniquely American nature of financial strain