Mind and Body

Your Brain on Adderall

This drug du jour can be beneficial for some but disastrous for others.

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Are You a Food Addict?

If snacking on cookies, chips, or other treats regularly becomes a binge, it could signal an addiction. Take this quiz and find out what to do if your eating habits are unhealthy.

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Is Caffeine Turning You into a Monster?

You may think your daily java is helping you focus, perform your best, and stay alert, but it could be doing the complete opposite.

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"Losing Part of My Leg Doesn't Change Who I Am"

Roseann Sdoia, 45, opens up about the Boston Marathon bombing, her year of healing, and her determination to run again.

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This Is Your Brain on Pot

On marijuana-lovers’ high holiday, check out what happens to your noggin when you light up—and the effects of a habit.

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Brain

Bolster your memory, refine your problem-solving skills, and improve your mind with these science-backed steps.

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5 Misconceptions You Have About Your Thyroid

This little butterfly-shaped gland gets a lot of ink, but there’s still a lot of confusion surrounding it. We separate fact from fiction.

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Is a Vegan Diet Safe When You’re Pregnant?

Although some think shunning meat is bad for a developing baby, experts say it can be healthy—and could come with a perk!

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