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.
AI can be used to detect diseases in their early stages, study finds
If humans can do it, so can AI.
Can you be body positive if you hate your own body?
How to move past believing all bodies are equal—except yours.
Massachusetts mandates copay-free birth control
This protects women even if Trump were to further roll back Obamacare coverage.
Pop-up restaurant fights stigma with HIV-positive chefs
Let's end the HIV myths with a delicious, risk-free pappardelle.
Apple Watch can detect sleep apnea and hypertension, study shows
And it only used heart rate and step count to do so.
Fear of boobs should not stop you from giving women CPR
A new study shows just how little we understand women's bodies.
It’s still illegal in Ohio to not tell your partner your HIV diagnosis before sex
The Ohio Supreme Court shut down the argument that the law violates free speech.
5 ways to show support for World Mental Health Day
More than 300 million people suffer from depression.
Nearly half of all abortions worldwide are unsafe, report finds
That's 25 million unsafe abortions per year.
Why ‘Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day’ is so important for minority communities
For people of color, going for a checkup is more complicated than just calling the doctor.
Let’s actually talk about the health effects of weed
Conventional wisdom is that smoking weed is essentially harmless, but what does the research actually say?
People are quitting their psych meds just in case they lose healthcare
They're taking their health into their own hands—and also putting it at risk.
How weightlifting has been pivotal in my eating disorder recovery
I used to eat only 500 calories a day—and now I want to be strong, powerful, and healthy.
More people are seeking out professional cuddling thanks to Trump
Wanted human touch eases anxiety and depression.