Health

Here's What I Would Have Told Robin Williams About Living With Parkinson's
August 15, 2014

The comic could have been the next Michael J. Fox.

You'll Probably Never Catch Ebola—So Why is the Disease so Terrifying?
August 12, 2014

We like to think we've conquered disease. In reality, we're not even close.

How Scary Is This Ebola Outbreak?
An expert on epidemics answers your questions
August 10, 2014

An expert on epidemics answers your questions.

The Bizarre Life (and Death) of "Mr. Organic"
J.I. Rodale, the godfather of the locavore trend, was a paranoid anti-vaxxer, too
August 08, 2014

When Jenny McCarthy rants against vaccines, she's following in Rodale's footsteps.

What Andrew Wyeth Could Teach Modern Doctors About Practicing Medicine
The art of medicine is not so far from art
August 04, 2014

Andrew Wyeth rocketed to success after painting his sick, handicapped neighbor Christina.

The Coal Industry Must Have a Black Heart to Oppose Black Lung Regulations
Even miners want more government oversight, not less
August 01, 2014

Even miners want more government oversight, not less.

Skin Cancer Is Skyrocketing in America—and Men Have It Worse
July 30, 2014

The Surgeon General's report will have you running for shade.

Not So Fast, Ladies: Annual Pelvic Exams May Be Unnecessary, But You Still Need Pap Smears
July 01, 2014

Don't stop going to the gyno because clickbait headlines told you to.

Broccoli Juice May Help Your Body Flush Carcinogens—Just Don't Call It a Detox
June 20, 2014

Cleanse-your-body-in-5 days diets are junk. But some of the science has a kernel of truth.

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