Data Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds
September 14, 2015

A coder built a database to track his diet and exercise. It worked—for a while.

Why Are Vaccination Rates Dropping in America?
July 24, 2015

It has to do with the social contract. 

Don't Search for "Purpose." You Will Fail.
May 28, 2015

The big lie behind a Venn diagram meme.

The Nutrition Gap
May 27, 2015

Many doctors dismiss nutritional therapies as quack medicine. But many patients disagree, and they're taking matters into their own hands—sometimes to the detriment of their health.

Bad Blood
May 19, 2015

The FDA's donation rule change for gay and bisexual men is sending the wrong message on HIV.

The Decline of Pseudoscience
May 03, 2015

Now that "natural" living has gone mainstream, its days are numbered.

Stigma and Poverty Make HIV/AIDS Deadlier in the Deep South
April 22, 2015

Stigma and poverty drive poorer health outcomes, especially in the case of HIV/AIDS.

Scott Walker's "Aversion" to Dogs Proves He's Human After All
April 01, 2015

A letter of sympathy—and support—to the Wisconsin governor.