Stories of the myriad ways the web affects our health, and what to do about it. Here, we explain the latest news about whether your favorite food is going to kill you or not. Or sometimes we’re just gushing about the latest sex toy.
How a national bone marrow registry has doubled its donors through social media
Be the Match is using the reach of YouTube to save lives.
Stress is taking a huge toll on queer women’s health
Lesbian and bisexual women are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Animated video shows how a full penis and scrotum transplant works, horrifies Twitter
Warning: This video is very detailed.
If you want to burn calories during sex, don’t have boring sex
Time to retire the missionary position.
Facebook admits it was in talks with hospitals to share patients’ data
The project has reportedly been brought to a halt.
The chronically ill are turning to social media for much-needed relief
A chronic headache sufferer explains why there is solace in staring at a screen.
This wireless patch can predict a heart attack before it happens
The device can be used in the ER or at home.
FaceTime call helped this woman diagnose a stroke
Her sister noticed her speech slurring and face drooping on one side.
Google can now detect heart disease through an eye scan
This AI is as accurate as current risk-assessing methods.
110 child health experts ask Facebook to discontinue Messenger Kids
Experts say the app is 'irresponsible' and that kids aren't ready for it.
Vaping is safer than smoking—but long-term concerns remain, report finds
The report says e-cigs generate a net public health benefit in the short term.
The Trump administration just made its latest move to defund Planned Parenthood
This marks one year of Trump's tirade on abortion rights.