In this week’s episode: The psychology behind charitable giving. We take a look at the mistakes we often make when considering where to donate our money.
In this week’s episode: The health benefits of optimism, plus strategies to improve your psychological wellbeing.
In this week’s episode: The link between our genes and disease risk. A new study is shedding light on how genetic mutations may increase our risk of a range of diseases—from cancer to heart conditions.
In this week’s episode: As more states legalize recreational use of marijuana, we examine the potential public health benefits and concerns, plus the growing body of evidence about the negative health effects of synthetic chemicals known as phthalates.
In this week’s episode: How Donald Trump’s victory will likely affect health care in America, plus how researchers are mining smartphone data to improve health.
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In this week’s episode: Tips on dealing with stress from the presidential campaign, plus the new study raising questions about the benefits of so-called “good cholesterol.”
In this week’s episode: A health care expert offers her advice for people buying insurance through Obamacare.
In this week’s episode: How stigmatizing language affects the ability of people wrestling with addiction to receive the treatment they need.
In this week’s episode: Researchers are taking a critical look at some health care practices in low- and middle-income countries.