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  1. sleep week
    Do Natural Sleep Aids Like Melatonin and Valerian Actually Work?The short answer: melatonin just might, but valerian is a waste of time.
  2. science of us
    Does Your Apartment Have Friendly Microbes?On the difference between ground-floor microbes and the ones found higher up.
  3. science of us
    Would Life Be Better If I Cried More?People feel more connected to people who are crying. I want in.
  4. teens
    Sorry Teens, Your Juul Days Are NumberedIt looks like Juul is going the way of the Four Loko.
  5. science of us
    Diets Only Work If You Believe They WillVox’s Julia Belluz on her night in a metabolism chamber.
  6. science of us
    Lie About Yourself Enough and Even You’ll Believe ItOur “memories” are more malleable than we think.
  7. swellness
    What Is Dietary Dampness?An introduction to the traditional Chinese medicine concept.
  8. science of us
    In Defense of the Micro WorkoutEven brief exercise counts now, according to new government guidelines.
  9. science of us
    Schadenfreude Turns You Into a Temporary PsychopathWe bet you really feel bad now.
  10. reproductive rights
    Planned Parenthood’s New President Has Already Sued President Trump (and Won)Dr. Leana Wen is the first physician to be president of Planned Parenthood in nearly 50 years.
  11. science of us
    I Haven’t Washed My Face in Two YearsAn experiment in going without.
  12. science of us
    I’ve Been Comforted by a StrawberryWhy we stress-eat and how to embrace it (or reroute it).
  13. science of us
    A Meat Tax Sounds Nice to MeImagining a world in which processed meat costs more.
  14. What It’s Like to Control My Nightmares With Lucid DreamingI’ve escaped death and dealt with loss, all while sleeping.
  15. work
    How I Get It Done: Robin RobertsThe Good Morning America host on practicing optimism, being a better boss, and what she would tell her younger self.
  16. am i dying
    How Do I Know If My Shower Mold Is the Bad Kind?Prepare to feel guilty about your shower cleaning practices.
  17. science of us
    Nuts Are Life, the Rest Is Just DetailsSome recent news on nuts and obesity.
  18. science of us
    My Trainer Is the Only Authority Figure I TrustThe competing psychologies of obedience and trust.
  19. science of us
    Are We Really Still Juicing?A consideration of the new celery-juice trend.
  20. science of us
    I Love My CommuteIn praise of my 45-minute trip to work.
  21. the cut opinion pages
    All Coffee Should Be HotI will be fooled by iced lattes no longer.
  22. what would jesus do
    4 Ex-Evangelical Women on Their Memories of Hell HousesHalloween, but make it Christian.
  23. let's see
    Are Himalayan Salt Tequila Shots a Shortcut to Wellness?Let’s find out.
  24. addiction
    Lena Dunham Says She’s Sober After Quitting KlonopinShe recently opened up on Dax Shepard’s podcast.
  25. global tech
    Solar-Powered Fridges Can Help Stop EpidemicsMuch of the world doesn’t have access to vaccines for one solvable reason: transportation logistics.
  26. How to Become an Equinox InstructorI wanted to find out how hard it is to teach a fitness class. So I decided to try and become a boxing instructor. It wasn’t pretty.
  27. science of us
    What Is Cricket Powder and Why?I used it to make cookies, which I brought to the office.
  28. science of us
    Sometimes I Like Different Times of DayIt just depends on what’s happening that day.
  29. wellness
    Goop Is Looking for People to Work at Its Vancouver Summit for FreeThere’s no pay, but think of all the wellness you’ll soak up!
  30. sleep
    You Don’t Have to Wake Up at 5 a.m.A night owl’s dissent.
  31. science of us
    Rethinking the $20 I Spend a Week on Almond ButterReasons to return to peanut.
  32. people's choice
    The Best SAD Lamps on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersLet there be light.
  33. social media
    The Thing I Most Crave on Social Media Is an EndingOnline, these days, the feeling of coming to the end of a feed is so rare, so elusive, that encountering it anywhere is immensely satisfying.
  34. abortion rights
    What New Yorkers Don’t Know About RoeA pop-up explains how New York is not as progressive as you’d think on abortion — and the upcoming election is a chance to change that.
  35. science of us
    The Best Time to Go to Bed Is 8:45Getting up early is great. Going to bed early is greater.
  36. talking to
    6 Women on Their Vaginas After Childbirth“I swear I could hear myself tearing during delivery.”
  37. reproductive rights
    It’s Perfectly Legal for Companies to Put Pregnant Women at Risk of MiscarriageThe New York Times spoke to several women who suffered miscarriages while working physically strenuous jobs.
  38. strat investigates
    What’s in These Supplements That Famous People Can’t Live Without?Two specific supplements will get name-checked time and again by celebrities who talk to the Strategist.
  39. health
    Selma Blair Reveals She’s Been Suffering From MS for 15 Years“I have probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least.”
  40. science of us
    I Eat Butter StraightAnd other millennial food trends.
  41. reproductive rights
    Citing ‘Moral Objections,’ a Pharmacist Denied a Woman Medicine for MiscarriageThe woman could have developed sepsis — which is potentially fatal — had she not been able to fill the prescription.
  42. am i dying
    Is Drinking Coffee Messing With My Hormones?A few possible causes for spotting a week before your period.
  43. recommended by experts
    The Best Over-the-Counter Mouth Guards for Teeth Grinders, According to DentistsBecause sleeping shouldn’t be a grind.
  44. science of us
    Why New-Job Anxiety Is Actually GoodHow to reframe stress and self-doubt.
  45. global tech
    Fake Pills, Long Waits: Start-ups Trying to Improve Health Care Around the WorldRural communities around the world face problems getting access to treatment. These companies think they can close the gaps.
  46. science of us
    The U.K. Is Treating Loneliness Like a Public-Health IssueBut critics say it’s mostly PR.
  47. science of us
    Can Novels Help Us Care More About Climate Change?Even though it’s already impacting our lives, climate change is scarcely mentioned in fiction.
  48. royal weddings
    Princess Eugenie Wanted Her Wedding Dress to Show Her ScarFrom the surgery she underwent to treat scoliosis at age 12.
  49. keep it like a fatsecret
    This Is Hands Down the Best Calorie Counter App, Except for Its NameWhat’s in a name? Quite a bit, it turns out.
  50. global tech
    Pregnant Women Can’t Easily Get Checkups in Rural India. This App Helps.SaveMom is a new wearable app that helps expectant mothers in rural areas keep track of their and their baby’s health when doctors are far away.
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