Mind and Body

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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Signs You Could Have an Unhealthy Relationship with Food

These 3 common types of neurotic eating may not be "classic" eating disorders, but they can still negatively impact your life.

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How Reading Online Impacts Your Brain

Spending time in cyberspace may change the way you absorb and process information.

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7 Ways to Recover Faster from Workouts

Heal your body faster and bounce back stronger than before with these essential strategies for soothing sore muscles.

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10 Chilling Accounts of the Boston Marathon Bombing

One year later, we spoke with a runner, a first responder, a spectator, and others about that life-altering day last April, and where they are now.

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