Health & Wellness

Michael Pollan, investigative journalist, writer, and author of numerous books including “This is Your Mind on Plants” talks about his trip into the world of food and the new science…

from Life Examined

America's dependency on foreign medical graduates, helps us but disadvantages countries around the world.

from Second Opinion

The World Health Organization is warning of the dangers of bird flu, should it jump from animals to humans. Last month, a second person in the U.S. contracted the disease.

WHO warns of bird flu outbreak in mammals, CDC downplays it

The World Health Organization is warning of the dangers of bird flu, should it jump from animals to humans. Last month, a second person in the U.S. contracted the disease.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Is monogamy or my sexual fantasy the problem? How common is a sexless marriage? I’m Gen X, why are young people trying to date me?

I’m Gen X. Why are young people trying to date me?!

Is monogamy or my sexual fantasy the problem? How common is a sexless marriage? I’m Gen X, why are young people trying to date me?

from How’s Your Sex Life?

This week, psychology and education professor at Columbia University, Peter Coleman explains why in turbulent times at home and across the globe, Costa Rica remains peaceful and…

Midweek Reset: The lesson of Costa Rica

This week, psychology and education professor at Columbia University, Peter Coleman explains why in turbulent times at home and across the globe, Costa Rica remains peaceful and…

from Life Examined

Neil Mullarkey is a comedian, actor, and author of In the Moment: Build your confidence, creativity, and communication at work.

Laughter, leadership, and Improv: navigating the unscripted parts of your life

Neil Mullarkey is a comedian, actor, and author of In the Moment: Build your confidence, creativity, and communication at work.

from Life Examined

The medical needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often ignored, and their care suffers.

Those who receive the poorest healthcare in America

The medical needs of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often ignored, and their care suffers.

from Second Opinion

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a 160-year-old abortion ban may be enforced.

Abortion’s legal and political future after Arizona Supreme Court upholds 1864 ban

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a 160-year-old abortion ban may be enforced.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A neuroscience professor explains how episodic memory works and why our brains sometimes hold onto inane information. He also gives tips on strengthening your power of recall.

How to better remember what’s important (you can dump the rest)

A neuroscience professor explains how episodic memory works and why our brains sometimes hold onto inane information. He also gives tips on strengthening your power of recall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How do I stop dating avoidant people? I’m grieving the death of my partner. Will I connect with someone sexually ever again? And the art of sex magic.

I’m grieving the death of my partner. Will I ever find love again?

How do I stop dating avoidant people? I’m grieving the death of my partner. Will I connect with someone sexually ever again? And the art of sex magic.

from How’s Your Sex Life?

This week, Brad Stulberg writer and author of “The Practice of Groundedness: A Transformative Path to Success that Feeds – Not Crushes – Your Soul” on behavioral action and why the…

Midweek Reset: Mood follows action

This week, Brad Stulberg writer and author of “The Practice of Groundedness: A Transformative Path to Success that Feeds – Not Crushes – Your Soul” on behavioral action and why the…

from Life Examined

We may still have some lingering pandemic fatigue but the new bird flu has the potential for significant harm if we are not careful.

The importance of bird flu

We may still have some lingering pandemic fatigue but the new bird flu has the potential for significant harm if we are not careful.

from Second Opinion

Hormone therapy has tanked my libido, but I’m hornier than ever! How can I stay creative in my kinky relationship?

How do I keep my kinky relationship fresh and exciting?

Hormone therapy has tanked my libido, but I’m hornier than ever! How can I stay creative in my kinky relationship?

from How’s Your Sex Life?

The Florida Supreme Court enacted one of the strictest abortion bans in the country this week. Abortion access is now going to be on the state’s 2024 ballot.

What is the fate of abortion rights in Florida?

The Florida Supreme Court enacted one of the strictest abortion bans in the country this week. Abortion access is now going to be on the state’s 2024 ballot.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Would you prefer to receive bad medical news in person or over the phone?

Giving and Receiving Bad News

Would you prefer to receive bad medical news in person or over the phone?

from Second Opinion

New analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that Medicare spending on weight loss drugs like Ozempic rose to $5.7 billion in 2022 — up from $57 million in 2018.

Diabetes drug Ozempic is costing Medicare billions of dollars

New analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that Medicare spending on weight loss drugs like Ozempic rose to $5.7 billion in 2022 — up from $57 million in 2018.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

How to deal with trust issues? Am I terrible for thinking my partner isn’t hot anymore? How do I tell someone I hooked up with that I just want to be friends?

Dealing with trust issues? Lay it all out on the table

How to deal with trust issues? Am I terrible for thinking my partner isn’t hot anymore? How do I tell someone I hooked up with that I just want to be friends?

from How’s Your Sex Life?

The Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the major abortion drug mifepristone, which is used in more than half of all abortions in the U.S.

Abortion drug mifepristone challenged at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the major abortion drug mifepristone, which is used in more than half of all abortions in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kenneth Miller, writer and author of Mapping the Darkness; The Visionary Scientists Who Unlocked The Mysteries of Sleep, looks at the history and mysteries surrounding sleep and why it…

Mapping the darkness; the science behind sleep

Kenneth Miller, writer and author of Mapping the Darkness; The Visionary Scientists Who Unlocked The Mysteries of Sleep, looks at the history and mysteries surrounding sleep and why it…

from Life Examined

Measles, a highly contagious disease, is making a comeback in the US and we are not as prepared as we have been in the recent past.

The recurrence of measles in a time of misinformation

Measles, a highly contagious disease, is making a comeback in the US and we are not as prepared as we have been in the recent past.

from Second Opinion