Health And Medicine

How to Tell If You Have A Cold Sore Or A Pimple Near Your Lip” (SELF, January 2024)

How to Make a 20-Minute Health File, Your Secret Weapon in the Doctor’s Office” (SELF, March 2023)

The Reddit Group Helping to Fund Herpes Vaccine Research” (InsideHook, August 2022)

The Shady Site That Shows Anti-Vaxxers Will Believe Anything” (The Daily Beast, January 2022)

This Might Be The Scariest Far-Right Mask Trend Yet” (The Daily Beast, January 2022)

COVID Is Inspiring Smell Scientists to Explore Exciting New Frontiers” (Mic, December 2021)

Drug Ritual Is ‘Biologically Explosive’ During COVID. Some Devotees Don’t Care” (The Daily Beast, January 2021)

The Anti-Vaxxer Mission to Promote Nonexistent COVID-19 Vaccine Deaths” (The Daily Beast, December 2020)

To Sleep Better, This Man Confronted His Sleep Demon” (Men’s Health, November 2020)

Prof Said Jade Amulets May Block COVID–And Became A Science Supervillain” (The Daily Beast, November 2020)

We’re Back in The No-Toilet-Paper Phase of COVID-19” (The Daily Beast, November 2020)

These Kids Are Panicked Their Parents Won’t Let Them Get COVID-19 Tests” (The Daily Beast, September 2020)

Panicky Men Are Stashing Their Sperm Like Crazy Right Now” (The Daily Beast, April 2020)

People, Do Not Take Your Dog’s Coronavirus Vaccine” (The Daily Beast, March 2020)

Why CrossFit Is Going After Your Grandpa” (Men’s Health, March 2020)

The Vampires of New York City” (Ozy, October 2019)

Is Dry Cleaning Safe?” (Tonic, June 2019)

Could Ancient Forms of Birth Control Actually Work?” (Ozy, May 2019)

This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do” (Tonic, May 2019)

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?” (Tonic, May 2019)

Colleges Say They Don’t Have Money for Mental Health. Here’s What They Should Do.” (Tonic, May 2019)

College Students in Crisis Are Increasingly Turning to Religious Leaders for Help” (Tonic, May 2019)

Trump Has Been … Good? … For Psychedelic Drugs???” (The Outline, April 2019)

Trainers Need to Start Leaning How to Work with Differently Abled People” (Tonic, April 2019)

Why Do I Get These Weird, Long, Dark Hairs on My Body?” (Men’s Health, April 2019)

What You Should Know Before Buying A Sleep Tracker” (Men’s Health, March 2019)

Three New High-Tech Gadgets Want to Help You Stop Snoring” (Men’s Health, March 2019)

Does Losing Your Faith Affect The Health of Your Brain?” (Men’s Health, March 2019)

CBD Could Interact with Prescription Meds” (Tonic, February 2019)

Everything We Know About The Health Risks of Vaping CBD” (Tonic, August 2018)

This Is What It Means If Slow Walkers Make You Furious” (Tonic, August 2018)

Does Working in An Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?” (Tonic, August 2018)

This Is What It’s Like to Care for Someone Who’s in A Coma” (Tonic, July 2018)

The Unique Rejection of a Social Media Unfollow” (Tonic, June 2018)

All The Reasons You Shouldn’t Drink When You’re Depressed” (Tonic, June 2018)

An Investigation into Why Eating Meat Makes Some People Sweat Profusely” (Tonic, June 2018)

How People Deal with Having Shy Bladder Syndrome” (Tonic, May 2018)

Everything We Know about Treating Anxiety with Weed” (Tonic, April 2018)

How to Use Weed for Better Sleep” (Tonic, April 2018)

People Are Letting Ants Bite Them As An Anti-Inflammatory” (Tonic, February 2018)

Inside Kratom, The Gas Station Drug That Could End The Opioid Crisis” (VICE, December 2017)

How to Feel High from Tea” (Tonic, December 2017)

All The Crazy Ways People Avoided Pregnancy before Modern Brith Control” (VICE, November 2017)

Most Vagina-Tightening Products Are Bullshit” (VICE, September 2017)

This Psychedelic Drug Targets Addiction and Depression” (Tonic, September 2017)

Scientists Figured out How to Recreate the Psychedelic in Shrooms” (Tonic, September 2017)

Does Prostate Massage for Back Pain Really Work?” (Men’s Journal, July 2017)

More Adults Are Waking Up with Brand New Allergy Symptoms” (Tonic, July 2017)

Meditation Can Lead You to Dark Places” (Tonic, July 2017)

Now We Know: Dogs Are Better Than Cats” (Tonic, June 2017)

There’s A Contraceptive You Can Download” (Tonic, May 2017)

You Know Who’s Bizarrely Good for People’s Health? Clowns” (Tonic, May 2017)

Should Traditional Healers Be Regulated by Modern Medicine?” (Tonic, April 2017)

No, You Probably Shouldn’t Take Testosterone” (Tonic, April 2017)

Can Drones Fix Madagascar’s Broken Health System?” (Tonic, March 2017)

Are Rich People Already Infusing Themselves with Young Blood?” (Tonic, January 2017)

Female Genital Mutilation Is A Problem in The US” (Tonic, December 2016)

There’s A Future In Which Old Women Are Fertile, Too” (Tonic, December 2016)

Can Science Help Paralyzed Women Restore Their Sex Lives?” (Tonic, December 2016)

What Does A 16-Year Hunger Strike Do to Your Body?” (VICE, August 2016)

Am I Disabled?” (GOOD, July 2016) (Title Here Does Not Match Title on The Site; Strongly Disagreed with Their Judgement on That Matter)

Can’t Sleep? There’s A Didjeridoo for That” (Men’s Journal, May 2016)

Once Bitten: Sub-Saharan Africa Faces A Public Health Crisis As Antivenom Production Slows” (VICE, April 2016)

“Should Obese Passengers Pay More to Fly?” (Liberty Project, April 2016)

A Middle Path to Recovery” (GOOD, February 2016)

I Tried Live Blood Analysis” (GOOD, November 2015)

Want An HD Home Video of Your Sperm? The Future Is Coming” (VICE, September 2015)

How Cannibals Might Cure Degenerative Brain Diseases” (VICE, September 2015)

Can MDMA Help the Mental Well-Being of Critically Ill People?” (VICE, May 2015)

Is The Man Fasting for 55 Days over The Armenian Genocide Risking His Life?” (VICE, May 2015)

Toxic Whiteness: Ivory Coast Has Banned Skin-Whitening Creams” (VICE, May 2015)

Officials Are Evacuating The City in Kazakhstan Where People Fall Asleep at Random” (VICE, February 2015)

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Might Save Us from Dengue Fever” (VICE, January 2015)

Villagers In Kazakhstan Are Falling Asleep En Masse For No Apparent Reason” (VICE, December 2014)