Mind and Body
The Scientific Power of Eye Contact

A long stare with someone influences our behavior and the way people perceive us.

What It's Like to Be a Suicide Prevention Hotline Operator

Could you handle talking to someone in a life-or-death crisis?

The Biggest Health Questions Around the World

Google Trends tracked which countries search the most (and the least) for health topics.

The Link Between Antibiotics and Type 2 Diabetes

What you should know before filling that 'script.

Sleep Crisis? Nah

The sweet spot for sleeping may be less than you think—most adults are getting plenty of zzz's.

The Seemingly-Innocent Signs of a Stroke

How one healthy woman almost brushed off subtle symptoms that ended up being a stroke.

11 Ways to Feel More Awake After a Sleepless Night

These tried-and-true tricks can make you feel just like you've gotten your eight hours in.

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Does Transitioning Affect Sports Performance?

Being a trans athlete is about way more than just changing your hair and clothes and watching the trophies roll in.