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Health

  1. bad at plants
    Help, My Plants Keep Spawning GnatsIt’s all about the water.
  2. help
    It’s Already Way Too HotAnd it’s only getting hotter.
  3. self
    ‘Did the Physical Violence Ever Lead to Sex?’What Big Little Lies gets right about the complicated dynamics in abusive relationships.
  4. science of us
    Even Scientists Are Onboard With Menstrual CupsWhat are you waiting for?
  5. health
    What It’s Like to Have a Flesh-eating Bacteria“When my mom arrived, they told her that they might have to amputate my leg below the knee.”
  6. science of us
    I Can’t Stop Thinking About This 1991 Book About PainIt’s about healing the body with the mind.
  7. science of us
    When Did You Realize American Health Care Was Broken?Eight women share stories of their frustrating, exorbitantly expensive, and demoralizing experiences with the U.S. health-care system.
  8. science of us
    What Counts As Secondhand Drinking Damage?One in five people are harmed by other people’s alcohol consumption.
  9. the cut on tuesdays
    Hannah Never Really Had CancerOn this week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays, a story about surviving Munchausen by proxy.
  10. book excerpt
    Not Your Grandmother’s Illegal AbortionPeople are training to provide manual vacuum aspirations, “menstrual extractions,” and other methods of abortion as bans proliferate.
  11. plants
    How to Become a Plant Person When You’re LazyDo you need a plant consultant in your life?
  12. sheeple
    We Can Stop Worrying About Horns Growing Out of Our SkullsOne of the co-authors reportedly left some important details out of the research paper.
  13. vaccines
    Vaccine-Skeptic Just Means Anti-VaxxWhy Jessica Biel, Marianne Williamson and others can’t be “skeptical” of proven facts.
  14. unsolved mysteries
    Fake Alcohol Could Be Behind the Deaths in the Dominican RepublicAuthorities are reportedly investigating whether bootleg alcohol could be causing the mysterious deaths.
  15. good dogs
    Bulldog Learns the Hard Way That It’s Possible to Be Too BabyMortimer the bulldog was admitted to a veterinary hospital after swallowing 19 baby pacifiers.
  16. travel
    Everyone Is Vaping on the Plane“If teens were flight attendants, I’d be screwed.”
  17. science of us
    The Way Men’s Media Cover Dieting Is … WeirdAre straight men okay?
  18. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  19. science of us
    How to Be SociableIt’s harder than it sounds.
  20. science of us
    New York Is Cracking Down on Measles EpidemicIn the face of the state’s worst outbreak in decades.
  21. science of us
    What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean?It’s not a diet — it’s more of a philosophy.
  22. health
    What to Know About the Vaccination Bill Jessica Biel Is OpposingThe actress was recently photographed lobbying against the bill alongside anti-vaxx activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
  23. science of us
    A Case for Giving Brief, Imperfect MassagesThey’re good for pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, sadness, loneliness, despair…
  24. self
    Don’t Let the Nike Plus-size Mannequin Troll Distract YouNike’s plus-size mannequins are the bare minimum a brand can do.
  25. science of us
    What If My Food Intuition Is Mangled?Intuitive eating seems right, but also, what are the exact, specific steps???
  26. take heed
    Responding to Recent Health-News CommandsTell me what to do.
  27. fan mail
    I Know About Plants NowIn praise of iNaturalist, the app that introduced me to my neighbors (plants).
  28. science of us
    What Horrific Things Could Contact Lenses Do to My Eyes?Finding answers to our contact-lens-related fears.
  29. health
    Measles for the One PercentVaccines, Waldorf schools, and the problem with liberal Luddites.
  30. feature
    How Many Bones Would You Break to Get Laid?“Incels” are going under the knife to reshape their faces, and their dating prospects.
  31. abortion rights
    Embryos Don’t Have HeartsThe so-called “heartbeat bills” passed in six U.S. states are based on a fundamental mischaracterization of how a fetus develops.
  32. atypical
    What It’s Like to Have Multiple PersonalitiesOnce called “multiple-personality disorder,” dissociative-identity disorder remains a controversial diagnosis.
  33. science of us
    Oh No, People With a Sense of Purpose Are HealthierDamn them!
  34. swellness
    Me, Myself, and My NumbersDoes health tracking suggest a way out of loneliness — while also perpetuating it?
  35. science of us
    Is Advanced Paternal Age 35, Too?It’s either that or 45, for what it’s worth.
  36. science of us
    Will Magic Mushrooms Soon Be Decriminalized?Everything to know about the growing national movement.
  37. science
    The Average Person Only Gossips … 52 Minutes a Day?And most of it’s not even mean, or at the very least, interesting.
  38. sports
    The Caster Semenya Ruling Is Already Being Used Against Other Women“This is a scheme to demoralize us. I am not ready to quit athletics nor to take a suppressant treatment.”
  39. yes or no
    Answering Recent Health-News QuestionsWith yeses and nos.
  40. science of us
    I Now Suspect the Vagus Nerve Is the Key to Well-being“Stimulating” it leads to calmness, but how and why?
  41. swellness
    Are Mushrooms the Best Brain Food?The Cut spoke with an expert about fungi’s surprising cognitive benefits.
  42. atypical
    My Breast Implants Made Me SickIn 2014, Maria Gmitro got a breast augmentation. Months later, she started getting sick.
  43. measles
    Scientologist-Owned Cruise Ship Quarantined Over Measles OutbreakOfficials say a Scientology vessel is quarantined in St. Lucia.
  44. swellness
    I Tried a $500 Sound-Therapy MachineMusic can relax the brain, but what about droning alien voices?
  45. public health
    Should Adults Get a Measles Booster?It depends on your vaccination history.
  46. science of us
    What Is Autophagy?Right when I’d gotten used to intermittent fasting …
  47. science of us
    What Kind of Person Would Join a Sex Cult?Cult expert Janja Lalich explains the draw of Keith Raniere, the leader of the sex cult known as NXIVM.
  48. swellness
    Can Nothing Change Your Life?Since I received flower essence therapy I have, technically speaking, been putting drops of water in my water.
  49. safety
    Starbucks Is Adding Needle-Disposal Boxes to Its BathroomsThe chain plans to install them wherever it is deemed necessary.
  50. science of us
    Eula Biss on Why There’s No Such Thing As an Anti-VaxxerThe term is misleading, she says, because it obscures the real problem.
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