Why You Should Always Choose Generic Meds Over Brand-Name
Published: February 7, 2017 at 12:01am EST
When you're in the drugstore agonizing over whether to shell out an extra few bucks for a name-brand over-the-counter medicine,…
Things You Do Every Day That'll Seem Crazy in 50 Years
Published: January 26, 2017 at 12:01am EST
A medical futurist predicts some of the shifts that will happen in health care over the next half-century.
Here's Why Some People Hate Cheese, According to Science
Published: January 13, 2017 at 11:17am EST
Despite its reputation as an addictive food, cheese is totally repellent to a certain segment of the population. Here's what…
This Real-Life Bionic Arm Is Named After Luke Skywalker
Published: November 15, 2016 at 11:02am EST
Prosthetic limb options for amputees have advanced slowly since the advent of the simple hook, but DARPA's new bionic arm, named…
How America Got Tricked Into Believing Fat Is the Devil
Published: October 14, 2016 at 5:43pm EST
The Big Sugar lobby spent years and millions of dollars paying scientists to convince America that sugar didn't lead to obesity,…
Half-Marathons Are Blowing Up Your Newsfeed Because They're Half the Work With All the Bragging
Published: September 9, 2016 at 4:58pm EST
Half-marathons have exploded in popularity over the past decade, attracting…
Harvard Is Spending $21 Million to Figure Out Why You're Unhappy
Published: May 27, 2016 at 1:07pm EST
Harvard recently opened a Center for Health and Happiness as part of its School of Public Health. What are researchers studying…
Natural Headache Cures That Are Proven to Actually Work
Published: May 11, 2016 at 12:05am EST
Over-the-counter drugs are commonly used to fight headaches, but these natural headache cures can usually do the job just as well…
How Important Is Washing Fruits and Veggies, Really?
Published: May 6, 2016 at 12:05am EST
We asked a food-safety expert for the best way to wash fruits and vegetables, and whether washing is even necessary.
Why Any Milk but Whole Milk Is Garbage
Published: April 27, 2016 at 10:42am EST
American consumers have a huge variety of milk choices in their dairy aisles. But are 1%, 2%, or skim milk really better for you…
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