The American Loneliness Epidemic: Are Poor Social Skills to Blame?

you’re not the only one. A recent survey conducted by Cigna and Ipsos, a market research firm, found that 46 percent of Americans surveyed...

Doctors ‘Reanimated’ Pig Brains. What Does This Mean for Humans?

Scientists at Yale University claim to have successfully kept alive the brains of decapitated pigs for 36 hours. Their research has garnered significant attention...

Here’s the Reason You Hear Only ‘Laurel’ or ‘Yanny’

Getty Images There’s a debate in America today that threatens to tear the country apart. No, it has nothing to do with Trump and...

‘Tick Explosion’ or Not… Lyme Disease Still a Concern This Summer

Getty Images April showers bring May flowers. They also bring along more than a few unwanted guests — namely ticks. But is the United...

Can a Common Cancer Screening Be Used to Detect Rheumatoid Arthritis?

If you have ever heard of a PET scan, then you have likely heard of it in relation to cancer. PET imaging (positron emission...

For Some Women, the Side Effects of Hormonal Birth Control Are Unbearable

 Illustration by Ruth BasagoitiaOn a late summer afternoon three years ago, I was on my way home after a relaxing day at the beach...

Check Your Fridge. That’s Where Salmonella Eggs Are Likely to Be

  Getty Images A salmonella outbreak in nine states has led to one of the largest egg recalls in years. The Rose Acre Farms...

Feel the Brrrn: Is Cold Yoga the Next Exercise Craze?

Image by Cedric Terrell When you think of working out, you might conjure images of hot, stuffy rooms with steamed-up mirrors and sweat-soaked T-shirts....

HPV Vaccines Help Prevent Cancer… So Why Don’t More Teens Get Vaccinated?

Joe Raedle | Getty Images Researchers say there’s no doubt. HPV vaccines successfully prevent women from developing the abnormal cells that can lead to...

The Reason Curious Kids Are More Likely to Succeed in School

Plenty of parents will tell you that one of the most annoying questions to come out of their kids’ mouths is “Why?” There’s a...