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Craving chips and salty snacks one minute and sweetened Cap’n Crunch the next? Here’s the science behind the salivation.
Colonic therapy is more popular than ever, but do the risks outweigh the benefits?
Pain Isn’t All In Your Head—But Some of It Is
Kevin Kling on the Marines, chronic pain, and laughter
The Great Alexander
Lower-back pain is among the most-common medical complaints. Could a decades-old technique used by dancers, actors, and musicians offer relief?
Examining the Alternative
A doctor investigates the promises of natural remedies
The Earitible Child
Why antibiotics aren’t always the right solution for ear infections
Why do You Think They Call It Dope?
Brand-name drug vs. generic dope? The only difference is packaging—and price.
Super-deadly paralytic poison—it’s not just for the rich and famous anymore.