Americans Living In Rural Areas Are More Likely To Die By Suicide

America has a suicide problem ― and it’s getting worse. A new report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that suicide rates...

What A Surgeon General Learned From The Opioid Crisis Could Help Fight Loneliness

During his tenure as surgeon general, Vivek Murthy was known for his work battling the nation’s opioid crisis, including issuing a 400-page report on addiction and mailing...

16 Tweets About Being Introverted That Will Make You Say ‘Same’

If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is...

24 Surprising Physical Symptoms Of Anxiety

Written by Sarah Schuster We may think we know what anxiety looks like (shaking hands, shallow breaths) and what it sounds like (“I can’t do this. What if...

Black Women Still Have A Much Lower Chance Of Surviving Breast Cancer

A study published this week demonstrated that breast cancer death rates, already low, are improving even more. But one thing was missing from the hopeful headlines: There’s a...

I Have A Mental Illness And A Gun License. Here’s What I Think Of...

You’ve probably heard about the “gun show loophole” that enables 40 percent of firearms in the U.S. to be purchased without a background check. Or perhaps you’re familiar with...

Vaping Instead Of Smoking Could Prevent Millions Of Premature Deaths

Switching to e-cigarettes won’t solve all the health problems smokers face. For example, e-cigarettes are still addictive, and studies suggest that they may be bad for heart health....

US Olympic Athletes Didn’t Get Zika, But Did Return With Other Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Athletes who had qualified for the 2016 Olympics faced a difficult choice. Earlier that year, the World Health Organization had declared a global public health emergency around...

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