Millions Of Americans Are Binge Drinking: Study

A new study finds that Americans binge-drink 17 billion drinks per year. And the health and economic costs are huge. Read More »

America’s Binge-Drinking Problem Is Even Worse Than We Thought

Many of us enjoy the odd glass of wine or beer, but every once in a while we like to throw down and get completely wasted. But for many Americans, these binge-drinking sessions aren’t as “every once in a while” as we’d like to believe. New research shows that nearly 20 percent of all US …

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Landmark Report Concludes Abortion Is Safe

The report by the National Academies says many state laws that make it harder for women to get abortions don’t have a medical purpose and can make outcomes worse. Read More »

Teen Who Gouged Out Her Eyes Explains Why She Did It

Kaylee Muthart, 19, said she’s still pursuing her ambition to become a marine biologist. Read More »

A Twist in Our Sexual Encounters With Other Ancient Humans

A new study suggests that early humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans in two separate waves. Read More »

Measles warning issued for Detroit airport fliers after disease travels from overseas

The individual carrying the disease was mainly at customs and the baggage area in the airport’s north terminal. Read More »

New Brain Preservation Technique Could Be a Path to Mind Uploading

Using a technique developed three years ago, researchers from MIT and 21st Century Medicine have shown that it’s possible to preserve the microscopic structures contained within a large mammalian brain. The breakthrough means scientists now have the means to store and study samples of the human brain over longer timescales—but the method could eventually, maybe, …

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What Is Keto? Trendy Diet Allows for Plenty of Cheese and Fat

This popular diet burns fat instead of carbohydrates for weight loss. Read More »