Health & Psychology

What alcohol really does to your brain and body

There is no recreational drug more widely celebrated than alcohol. And many people enjoy it—it helps us become happier, less wound up, friendlier, and before long we’re drinking another and another. Alcohol does this by performing a number of things inside of your...

5 myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert

Few things in life are as heartbreaking as the sudden death of an infant. The sudden, unexplained death of an infant, known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), leaves parents in shock and tormented by unanswerable questions. Did they do anything that could have...

A woman became pregnant while she was ALREADY pregnant

A woman has recently told her story of incredibly becoming pregnant while she was already pregnant, resulting in her giving birth to twins who were conceived by different parents and not at the same time. Jessica Allen, a 31 year-old from California, agreed to become...

Spinach makes you smarter, according to scientists

During the Great Depression, a 33% increase in spinach consumption was widely attributed to Popeye’s popularity and his famous conviction that spinach will make him strong enough to beat up anyone. As it turns out, the cartoon's link between spinach and rapidly...