Lindsay Abrams is an assistant editor at Salon and a former writer and producer for The Atlantic's Health Channel.
It's heartening to hear we're on the right track once in a while.
Aug 17, 2012
In the search for a cancer cure, researchers have developed a molecule that could function as a non-hormonal, reversible form of male birth control.
Aug 16, 2012
A god among mid-morning snacks, Greek yogurt has taken over The Atlantic offices. In the interest of our colleagues' health, we take a closer look at the new yogurt culture. Yes, culture.
Aug 15, 2012
Patients with severe psychiatric disorders actually function better in neurocognitive assessments when they have a history of marijuana use
The first evidence that keeping vending machines out of middle schools is associated with decreased obesity
Aug 13, 2012
The disorder popularized by reality television is poised to take its place as a unique diagnosis in the forthcoming DSM-V, with functional brain imaging evidence that renders it distinct from OCD.
Aug 10, 2012
The characteristics we find attractive can also be influenced by our immediate environmental context.
Proper use of safety restraints could reduce the chances of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers.
Aug 8, 2012
Kids are not buckled up, not riding in the back, not using car seats, and on and on. Here are the rules, again.
Researchers, in typical researcher fashion, continue to search for ways to identify and account for sexual orientation.
Aug 7, 2012
A physical performance-enhancer has similar effects on the depressed mind.
There's strong evidence to suggest your aversion to dust, pollen, mold, and pets may be protecting you from brain cancer.
Aug 6, 2012
Guys want to be like Mike; girls want Mia to be like them.
Aug 3, 2012
Longer sperm fare better in the race to fertilization, but speed is actually not a factor.
Chalk it up to denial, misunderstanding, or ill-fated optimism?
Aug 2, 2012
Overlooking socioeconomic conditions and jumping to a psychiatric diagnosis can prevent us from addressing the real issues behind anxiety.
Aug 1, 2012
Worried that your colleagues are talking behind your back? The fact that you're worrying will make them talk.
Adding a smile to your to-do list can ease the stress of multitasking.
Jul 31, 2012
The newest data says that abandoning PSA screening for prostate cancer would be a huge step backwards, going against the increasingly anti-PSA conversation of late.
Jul 30, 2012
Don't count it as a victory for women, but we now know that they, too, can associate sexual problems with diabetes.
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