Mother nature really screwed up this one.
Where do we draw the line between boosting human potential and eroding our humanity?
A new study in mice points to how cell biology, not willpower, might be the root of yo-yo dieting.
As a practice patient for doctor's assistants, I humiliate myself for the chance to see you again.
Real-time data from the Apollo 11 astronauts, carefully monitored by Mission Control, capture the frenzied maneuvers that put men on the moon.
This diet plan requires that you eat whatever you want whenever you want to eat it, and declare yourself beautiful. We’re not going to lie — it's really hard.
The biggest issue with protein powders is what else might be in them.
The fact that our skin is more susceptible to sun damage when we're in the sky is something we're rarely warned about.
New "living drugs" — made from a patient's own cells — can cure once incurable cancers. But can we afford them?
As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
As our body’s central control center, the brain has to keep going at all costs. It makes sense that it’s surrounded by biological safeguards: a bony skull, a sack of tissue, and blood vessels that filter out most infectious bugs.
Spending time in nature as a treatment for everything from chronic stress to hypertension is gaining steam among mainstream docs. Can taking a walk in the park really cure all ills?
"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
LÄRABAR? KIND bar? CLIF bar? Which one's actually healthy? And why the hell can't their package designers figure out how to turn off CAPS LOCK?
The backlash against antidepressants results from a suspicion of medicine and misunderstands the very nature of depression.
The new Upgrade Labs facility has the gleaming white, spa-like aesthetic of your standard five-star hotel gym, but the front desk staff has you fill out a lengthy waiver before you enter. Personal trainers are called Biohacker Technicians.
Treadmills are one of the most popular fitness machines in the world, but they were originally invented as a way to "reform" (and torture) prisoners in English jails.
An increasingly popular treatment called EMDR is bizarre to say the least. But mainstream psychologists are embracing it.
Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, first gained attention in 2014, when health officials noted a spike in the polio-like condition nationwide and began carefully documenting cases. Since then, health officials have seen a distinct every-other-year pattern to the illness.
The double-cleanse method many skin care gurus swear by, explained.
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