The practice, long-popular in Japan, is gaining traction in the U.S. as a way of harnessing the health benefits of being outdoors.
Technology that compares your brain’s electrical activity to everyone else’s could revolutionize mental-health treatments—or worsen people’s obsessions with perfection.
Genetic-sequencing companies are going beyond ancestry and disease risk to offer specific lifestyle recommendations.
A California company makes weed vaporizers to suit every mood—here’s what happened when I tried them.
A study suggests an unusual strategy to make vaccines more effective.
The ways some “healthy voice hearers” cope might be able to help people with psychotic disorders.
A noninvasive, nonsurgical procedure is enticing customers who might not otherwise seek out cosmetic treatments.
Trapped in a metal tube in the sky, I might be spreading my anxiety to those around me.
Two artists are trying to translate relaxing YouTube videos into an in-person treatment—complete with tapping, whispering, and face-brushing.
The popular spa treatment is certainly relaxing—but its purveyors make a lot of false claims.
For months I tried doing little tasks designed to improve my life, hoping they would add up to something big.
We spend two full years of our lives washing ourselves. How much of that time (and money and water) is a waste?
Not all therapists take the gentle approach.
As pot laws liberalize, cannabis capitalists eye opportunities for business—and to upend stereotypes. But can white-collar workers handle it, man?