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War on Contraception: The ‘Uber for Birth Control’ Expands in Red States

It’s a telemedicine app that seems rather innocuous – enter your info, have it reviewed by a physician, and get a prescription. The California-based company behind it has raised millions…

7 Things That Happen To Your Body After Death

While most of us prefer not to think about what happens to our bodies once we shuffle off this mortal coil, forensic scientists and various other researchers find the topic…

‘Geostorm’ Is a Silly Movie That Raises Some Very Serious Questions

Let’s talk about hacking the climate. Hollywood’s latest disaster flick, “Geostorm,” is premised on the idea that humans have figured out how to control the Earth’s climate. A powerful satellite-based…

Alcohol Boosts Foreign Language Skills and I’m Really Good With Languages

Preeti Maheshwari Displayed with permission from International Business Times Anything in excess is bad but when consumed a little can do wonders. Speaking a foreign language and pronouncing new sounds can…

Why Jealousy Can Help a Long-Term Relationship

Medical Daily is pleased to announce it will soon be part of Newsweek. There, you will find the same stories on the latest news about health, fitness, nutrition, and relationships…

Couch Potatoes, Rejoice: Too Much Exercise is Bad For Your Heart

Here’s something that will make you feel better about skipping the gym (again): too much exercise is worse for your heart than not being active enough. There’s no denying that…

Why Some Cognitive Training Games Can Really Boost the Brain

Scientists at John Hopkins University found that a brain-training method widely used in research can significantly improve working memory and attention span. Brain scans suggest changes in brain activity, hinting…

The World’s Fastest Shark Is In Trouble

Kate Baggaley Displayed with permission from Popular Science Mako sharks are being fished much more than we realized. The shortfin mako shark is in danger being overfished. “They’re unlucky enough…

How Chicago Gets Its Guns

John Thomas set up the deal the way he had arranged nearly two dozen others. A friend said he wanted to buy as many guns as he could, so Thomas…

Perks for the Powerful: Old-School Pharmacy Hand-Delivers Drugs to Congress

WASHINGTON - If House Speaker Paul Ryan comes down with the flu this winter, he and his security detail won't be screeching off toward the closest CVS for his Tamiflu.…

The Search for the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

Tom McNamara Displayed with permission from Popular Science Or: What to do if you encounter an extinct animal Note: Below is the script for the video. You may want to just…

White Tiger Cubs Maul Keeper To Death

Two white tiger cubs have mauled their keeper to death at a wildlife national park in southern India, an official said on Sunday.…

4 Possible Reasons Why American Society Is So Violent

By The Conversation. shutterstock Editor’s Note: On Friday, Oct. 6, “Third Rail with OZY” will discuss violence in the United States. These stories from The Conversation archive explore how violence…

Mars Study Yields Clues to Possible Cradle of Life

This view of a portion of the Eridania region of Mars shows blocks of deep-basin deposits that have been surrounded and partially buried by younger volcanic deposits. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS…