How C-sections increase the risk of a rare and devastating disorder
A new anytime exercise idea is getting a lot of attention, at least among those inclined to venture into nature and hang from things.
New episode of Between Two Ferns is the most weighty yet, in which President Obama proves he can speak to the kids.
An interview with Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness
The average American gets about 40 minutes less sleep the night after pushing the clock ahead an hour—with measurable consequences for on-the-job safety.
A new app promises to help you read novels in minutes. Here's why it might not work.
Fully inhabiting the mind, mannerisms, and reality of a fictional character can be as alienating as it is rewarding.
Cultural ideals are becoming an equal opportunity anxiety-inducer, and eating disorders are increasingly common in men. But the symptoms in men and women don't look the same.
An interview with Brenda Milner, who studied one of the most famous patients in the history of psychology. Her findings shaped everything we now know about the way we remember.
Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers
Hours of staring at screens is hurting our vision, but we are not powerless.
Young women who placed importance on comments and likes, and regularly untagged photos of themselves, were at greater risk
I spent a weekend without talking, being someone else at a convent
As more states legalize, we still don’t have a clear picture of how marijuana affects the body.
The messy relationship between how we feel and what we eat
"I have, as yet, never seen a birth that even remotely resembled mine."
And most of the people who prepare your food don't get paid time off when they get sick, either.
Meet Lammily, who is perfectly normal and of healthy stature.
Fifty percent of physicians look up conditions on the site, and some are editing articles themselves to improve the quality of available information.
An analysis of Swedes shows that those who gestated and were born during warmer times were more likely to die of cold-induced heart attacks.
South Koreans were enraged when their countrywoman lost to a Russian competitor at the Sochi Olympics. That reaction may or may not have been right, but it was perfectly healthy.