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  1. science of us
    What Is the Menstrualome and What Can It Tell Me?In theory, used tampons could offer clues to health and disease.
  2. science of us
    How to Make Things QuieterWithout spending a bunch of money, or moving.
  3. science of us
    13 Reasons We Type in Lowercaseintimacy? casualness? deceit?
  4. science of us
    The Day I Discovered Heartbreak AdrenalineIt’s a real feeling if I say it is.
  5. health
    Teens of Anti-Vaxxers Rebelling by Getting VaccinatedThe catch: Minors typically need parental consent to get a vaccination.
  6. science of us
    I Can’t Hear My Anxiety Over the Brain TinglesMaybe ASMR isn’t the fleeting millennial trend we thought it was.
  7. science of us
    Should You Try Dry Brushing?We try out the popular method of exfoliation and toxin-removal.
  8. how should a person eat
    Tell Me About the Planetary Health DietA legit riveting chat with a Harvard nutritionist.
  9. science of us
    I Wanted to Know My Blood SugarSo I bought a glucometer. Was it a good idea? I don’t know.
  10. hello it's me
    Acne Tips From Acne ItselfHello, it is I, acne.
  11. vaccines
    The Major Measles Outbreak Keeps Getting WorseOf the more than 55 people affected across the country, most are children in under-immunized counties.
  12. science of us
    Living in a House Full of HormonesWhen perimenopause and puberty collide.
  13. science of us
    If You’re Sick of ‘Mindfulness,’ Might I Recommend ‘Interoception’?Wake up, interocept. Take a break, interocept.
  14. science of us
    Breakfast Isn’t Pointless, But It’s Having an Identity CrisisBreakfast isn’t essential for health, and eating it might actually be a barrier for people trying to lose weight.
  15. science of us
    So You’re Saying My Seltzer Is Not Made of Crushed Up BlissThat doesn’t sound right.
  16. i want to believe
    I Want to Believe That Oregano Oil Will Make Me InvincibleAnd that I’ll never catch a cold again.
  17. the cut opinion pages
    A Wall Calendar Will Change Your LifeNothing will make you feel as organized as having your entire life on a neat grid.
  18. science of us
    Are These the Food Rules That Will Save Us All?An argument for eating meat once a week.
  19. science of us
    What Is the Point of Biohacking?What do we do with our new, improved selves?
  20. science of us
    Will My Uterus Rot If I Skip My Birth Control–Induced “Period”?No, apparently. Also, no one seems to know why we’ve been doing this??
  21. science of us
    Is It Just Me, or Does Duolingo Not Work?Using the popular language learning app to study French before a trip left me with very little practical knowledge. What gives?
  22. science of us
    ‘The Planetary Health Diet’ Has a Nice Ring to ItA sweeping new report recommends eating a lot less meat.
  23. science of us
    Everything to Know About the Flu This YearAll the latest information about this year’s flu season.
  24. it's complicated
    I’ve Been in 4 Relationships With the Same PersonBut we’ve never broken up.
  25. science of us
    Why Is Everyone I Know Bouldering All of a Sudden?Zac Efron’s doing it. Brie Larson is doing it. Perhaps you, too, are doing it. But why?
  26. science of us
    Is My Voice Attractive?How about now?
  27. science of us
    If You’re Feeling Bad, Email Someone a ComplimentIt’s an S.O.S. reconnection to the world.
  28. atypical
    What It’s Like to Be a Diagnosed NarcissistThe term ‘narcissist’ gets thrown around easily, but what does it really mean?
  29. science of us
    I Love My Barre Class Like a FriendThe story of how I fell for an exercise routine.
  30. health
    I Was a 4-Year-Old Trapped in a Teenager’s Body“I was all of the things people are when they’re 14 or 15” — except a decade younger.
  31. science of us
    ‘Frumbled’ and Other Good Reasons to Make Up WordsOn “Russian blues” and the impossibility of seeing another person’s perception.
  32. slow space fashion
    What Kind of Moon Clothes Are We Growing?The first plants grown on the moon have begun to sprout.
  33. science of us
    Okay, But How Many Trees Count As Nature?Spending even five minutes in nature can boost your mood.
  34. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  35. mental health
    Women Battling Their Hormones Are Demanding to Be HeardWhat happened after we published “Listening to Estrogen,” an investigation into how little doctors know about hormones and mental health.
  36. am i dying
    Will Taking Leftover Antibiotics Kill Me?If you suspect you have a sinus infection, you probably don’t need antibiotics (leftover or new).
  37. science of us
    Am I Objectively Annoying?It’s part of my emotional signature.
  38. science of us
    Should I Stop Counting How Many Books I Read?A neurotic reader’s look at the pros and cons of specific, written goals.
  39. science of us
    Do You Need More Vitamin B12?Vitamin B12 is found in animal products, so what’s a vegan or vegetarian to do?
  40. sex math
    Should You Really Have Sex 16,000 Times a Year?A recent New York Times op-ed says giving up your smartphone will free up enough time to do this. Should anyone … want that?
  41. promises promises
    How to Change Without WillpowerFocus on your beliefs, and the rest will follow.
  42. science of us
    What Deep Breathing Does to Your BodyIt has to do with the powerful vagus nerve.
  43. zoning out
    Who Will Press My Head and Ears Like They Do in This Video?It’s like a gentle head-vise, and it looks so nice.
  44. science of us
    How’s That Weighted Blanket Working Out?An interview with an anxious insomniac.
  45. science of us
    I Wish I’d Gotten Some FrankincenseSome fun facts about the woodsy-smelling ancient resin.
  46. science of us
    Just Admit It, You’re in a Bad MoodTrying to cheer yourself up will only make it worse.
  47. science of us
    The Best Health and Science Books of 2018Featuring dreams and social anxiety and psychedelic drugs.
  48. science of us
    Listening to EstrogenHormones have always been a third rail in female mental health. They may also be a skeleton key.
  49. science of us
    I’m Only Slightly Embarrassed That I Still Sleep With a BlankieLike a stress ball or doodle pen, my blankie allows me to tangibly work through the knot of anxieties in my head.
  50. science of us
    Why Does Everyone Want Me to Meditate So Badly?I don’t TRUST you people!
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