It's not your face, it's how your brain works.
Urine reacts with the chlorine in swimming pools, creating potentially dangerous chemical byproducts.
The range of emotions involved in helping women terminate pregnancies
Researchers say our sense of smell is stronger than previously thought.
One dancer has been at the forefront of the field's aesthetic and demographic shifts. Misty Copeland on immaturity at the peak of one's physical abilities.
Researchers asked if one diet could be crowned best in terms of health outcomes. If diet is a set of rigid principles, the answer is a decisive no. In terms of broader guidelines, it's a decisive yes.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon's new pledging policy may be good for PR, but it doesn't address the health risks of frats' binge-drinking culture
Trying too hard can be counterproductive and unattractive. Use your brain's cognitive control regions to shut down your brain's cognitive control regions.
Oil pulling—the Ayurvedic practice of swishing oil in your mouth—may not be bad for you, but there's little evidence that it cleans teeth and none that it can cure anything else.
Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing the U.S. billions of dollars and immeasurable peace of mind.
Caffeine has become the performance-enhancing drug of choice in competitive sports. Using it in precise ways, and not excessively, seems most effective.
How C-sections increase the risk of a rare and devastating disorder
New studies question the importance of two behaviors mothers are often shamed for: drinking during pregnancy and not breastfeeding
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.
Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers
Young women who placed importance on comments and likes, and regularly untagged photos of themselves, were at greater risk
"I have, as yet, never seen a birth that even remotely resembled mine."
Meet Lammily, who is perfectly normal and of healthy stature.
Writer and advocate Janet Mock on the importance of showing transgender lives in the daylight, and avoiding a focus on the "before and after"
The beauty and pain of the spandex-covered lifestyle