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Stress can literally kill you. Here’s how.
Tough times can take a real toll on your body.
How long do allergies last—a few years or your whole life?
Kids and the elderly don’t have much in common when it comes to allergies.
The sexy secrets of body fat storage
We’re talkin’ bout hormones, baby.
Eating soy does not make men grow boobs
The truth about tofu—and other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Pig sex and celery have a surprising connection
And it comes down to the smell of ‘boar taint.’
Ignored by doctors, trans people turn to dangerous underground treatments
Many individuals resort to black market hormones and surgeries when they can’t find gender-affirming health care.
The science behind sex, gender, and athletic competition is still pretty shaky
Joanna Harper’s work has catapulted her into a century-long debate about who gets to play women’s sports.
The complicated truth about testosterone’s effect on athletic performance
It’s hard to know exactly how much the hormone affects any given body, but what we do know suggests it’s not the end-all be-all.
Testosterone might make you run faster, but that’s kind of beside the point
The debate over hormone testing has some new evidence to complicate things.
‘Hormone diets’ might work—but not for the reason you think
It's about more than just nutritional advice.