• Google Maps' Failed Attempt to Get People to Lose Weight By The Atlantic   -   Oct 18, 2017

    GOOGLE MAPS' FAILED ATTEMPT TO GET PEOPLE TO LOSE WEIGHT

    On Monday, the reporter Taylor Lorenz noticed that Google Maps had a new feature: Walking distances were delivered in terms of calories....

  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 18, 2017

    A BIPARTISAN OBAMACARE BREAKTHROUGH

    Updated on October 17 at 5:42 p.m. ET When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, Congress may fix what President Trump tried to break....

    Health, Care, Plan
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 16, 2017

    GENDER-FLUID SCOUTS OF AMERICA

    The flames in the campfire are leaping, and so are the figures around it, in flowing khaki robes emblazoned with various pronouns....

    Power, Applicator, Applicators, Girls, Girl
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 14, 2017

    TRUMP'S ASSAULT ON OBAMACARE COULD REVIVE A DEAL IN CONGRESS

    If there's a kernel of bipartisan agreement in the polarizing politics of health care, it's that President Trump's decision to withhold...

    Wellness, Health, Care
  • A New Hope for Male Fertility After Cancer Treatment By The Atlantic   -   Oct 13, 2017

    A NEW HOPE FOR MALE FERTILITY AFTER CANCER TREATMENT

    When Branden Lischner was 18, he got testicular cancer. Between surgery and radiation, which can cause infertility, he saved a sperm...

    Women, Treatment, Cancer, Hospital, Infertility, Men
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 13, 2017

    A STUNNING BLOW TO OBAMACARE

    The Trump administration will end subsidies to insurers selling plans on the Obamacare marketplaces to help cover out-of-pocket costs...

    Plan, Sets, Set
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 12, 2017

    HOW TRUMP'S EXECUTIVE ORDER MIGHT RAISE COSTS FOR THE SICK

    Updated: 1:30 P.M., October 12 President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that might make major changes to the Affordable Care...

    Plan, Health, Care, Pen, Power
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 12, 2017

    THE AUDACITY OF BLAMING 'SEX ADDICTION'

    Some people go to prison, and others go to rehab. Deposed Hollywood plutocrat Harvey Weinstein is reportedly going to rehab. On Tuesday,...

  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 11, 2017

    DOCTORS GET THEIR OWN SECOND OPINIONS

    ADELPHI, Maryland-In a quiet voice and in her native Spanish, the woman explained to Dr. Shantanu Nundy that she had been feeling dizzy...

    Woman, Cleaning, Care, Womanity
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 11, 2017

    AGAINST THE TRAVEL NECK PILLOW

    Is there a pillow as useless as the U-shaped travel neck pillow? There is not. This half-ovate, toilet-seat cover-esque object reigns...

    Sleep, Accessories, Accessory
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 11, 2017

    THE MOVEMENT TO BURY PETS ALONGSIDE PEOPLE

    When Chris Nichols was diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer, he knew exactly where he wanted to be buried: Ramsey Creek , a 33-acre...

    Womanity, Cancer, Hands, Woman, Hand
  • Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains By The Atlantic   -   Oct 7, 2017

    SCIENTISTS SOMEHOW JUST DISCOVERED A NEW SYSTEM OF VESSELS IN OUR BRAINS

    You are now among the first people to see the brain's lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely...

    Senior, Body, Stroke, Brain, Neurology
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 5, 2017

    WHAT SCIENCE SAYS ABOUT 'THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS'

    After the deadliest gun attack in modern U.S. history left 59 dead and hundreds injured in Las Vegas, White House Press Secretary Sarah...

  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 5, 2017

    MASS SHOOTINGS IN THE UNITED STATES: 'THIS IS WHO WE ARE'

    In a recent article for The Atlantic , writer James Fallows argues that no other society has allowed gun massacres to keep happening....

  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 4, 2017

    THE 'UNFORTUNATE FAMILY' OF AMERICAN SHOOTING SURVIVORS

    Sandy Phillips is getting ready to go to Las Vegas. As long as the funds come through, she and her husband, Lonnie, along with several...

  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 4, 2017

    WHY BETTER MENTAL-HEALTH CARE WON'T STOP MASS SHOOTINGS

    Fifty-nine people are dead from the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history. As happened after Omar Mateen killed 49 people at a...

    Health, Children, Brain, Care
  • By The Atlantic   -   Oct 3, 2017

    THE IMPOTENCE OF BLAMING 'EVIL'

    For all its use, “thoughts and prayers” doesn't appear to have produced a quantifiable reduction in the rates of gun violence. Over...

    Impotence, Arm, Gift, Gifts, Hospital
  • By The Atlantic   -   Sep 30, 2017

    THE PRICE IS WRONG

    The surgeon Tom Price rose to power with a message that the federal government was incompetent, corrupt, and hypocritical. In his case,...

    Power, Children, Exclusive, Health
  • By The Atlantic   -   Sep 29, 2017

    WE EXPECT TOO MUCH FROM OUR ROMANTIC PARTNERS

    Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output... the list of...

    Kids, Hands, Hand
  • By The Atlantic   -   Sep 29, 2017

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE SCARED TO DEATH?

    A couple weeks ago, along with more than $270,000,000 worth of other Americans, I saw the movie It. As is the case with most horror...

    Women, Hospital, Health