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Tech CEOs call it ‘biohacking,’ but some highly restrictive diets resemble disordered eating

Imagine someone you love — your mom, sister, daughter or best friend — started eating only one meal of less than 1,000 calories a day and regularly powering through two-day stretches without eating anything at all. What would you do? Panic? Drag her to the doctor? Park her in a therapist’s chair? Yes, likely all… Read More »

The Majority Of People Are Fine With Brain Doping, As Long As You Don’t Call It That

From smart drugs to over-the-counter nootropics, popping pills to boost brain power has become a billion-dollar business. After all, in our increasingly distracted, aging, and sleep-deprived world, anything that promises better concentration, alertness, and memory is more than tempting – for some it might feel like a necessity. Combine that with the fact that we… Read More »

Is the County You Call Home a Potential Measles Hotspot?

THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 — Could a computer model pinpoint where measles outbreaks are likely to occur? That’s exactly what researchers did, accurately predicting some of the U.S. regions where measles might spread. Their predictions included counties in New York, Washington state and Oregon, where measles outbreaks are already raging. In total, 25 counties were… Read More »