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.
About their pace, their pain, and traffic, mostly
When the 105-degree heat becomes too much to handle, a struggle between mind and body commences.
Women who wear makeup earn more and are treated better. This has steep costs, in both money and time.
For physicians who treat sick children, professional “masks,” such as white coats and detached demeanors, can be both a help and a hindrance.
Why a pro-life Twitter hashtag—like the larger campaign to defund Planned Parenthood—is terrible for public health
What our music tastes say about our personalities
A controversial treatment shows promise, especially for victims of trauma.
When people act differently under the influence, it could be a sign of an alcohol problem.
How not being able to afford a basic baby necessity hurts mothers’ mental health and their ability to parent
Corner stores get help to offer healthier options in a move to improve the health of low-income communities.
How perfumed toiletries—particularly douches—lead to dangerously high levels of chemicals in the body
State legislatures have enacted a slew of abortion restrictions in recent years. Americans United for Life wrote most of them.
… and go back to run the next year.
Some see the ability to keep secrets as a virtue, but a series of studies suggests there’s a hidden downside for the confidant.
A team of Australian researchers want to protect surfers by dressing them in zebra stripes.
It wasn’t that bad. But it did help me understand why it made people so angry.
This Independence Day, we should take a page from the Founding Fathers, as well as our ancestors around the world, who imbibed gallons of low-alcohol beer pretty much all the time.
A study finds that wild environments boost well-being by reducing obsessive, negative thoughts.
A New Jersey jury found a Jewish counseling group designed to turn people straight is guilty of consumer fraud. Experts predict other states may soon do the same.
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, deferring to the intent of legislators.