Self Care

Straight-A Students + Anorexia: Where Perfectionism and Eating Disorders Collide

UK prep-school teens are being driven to anorexia. Here are some surprising reasons why a desire to be perfect causes negative body issues. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   03.3.14   |   SHARE

Like to Moov it, Moov It? New Robot Personal Trainer Can Help

Remember when we learned about the sex Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   02.27.14   |   SHARE

Crab Blood, Three-parent Babies and Lab-grown Livers: Three Morally Questionable Medical Studies

1) Jars line a long-stretching silver table, arranged under Read...
Kate Zaliznock   |   02.26.14   |   SHARE

Diet Slam: Thigh Gap Fever Promotes Anorexic Behavior

"Get skinny quick!" schemes range from the questionable to the insane. This week, we rip into the tragic "thigh gap" craze that promotes starvation Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   02.26.14   |   SHARE

Is Whole Foods a Paragon of Pseudoscience?

The "typical" educated, moderate-to-liberal, American person usually gets annoyed by Read...
Jane Jones   |   02.25.14   |   SHARE

How Gay Unprotected Sex Affects Your Sexual Health: Some Scary Stats

Across the pond in the land of tea, Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   02.25.14   |   SHARE
Sex + LoveBodies

Beard Implants: How Far will a Hipster Go?

A new trend has emerged in Read...
Kate Zaliznock   |   02.25.14   |   SHARE

We Don’t Care You Were Top of Your Class—And Google Doesn’t Either

Many of us agonize over the impact higher education will have on our lives; we’re spoon-fed a narrative of “do well, be successful,” yet it’s turning Read...
Kate Zaliznock   |   02.24.14   |   SHARE