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Barbecue
Barbecue

Your Skin May Be Absorbing Harmful Compounds From BBQ Smoke

Doubt it will stop anyone from hovering over the grill, but don't say we didn't warn ya.
Lauren Rothman
5.25.18
diet
diet

I Used to Hate People with Food Allergies. Then I Became One.

The road from gluttonous food writer to cautious, Paleo patient meant swallowing my pride and judgement toward picky eaters.
Lauren Rothman
5.3.18
Health
Health

Growing Food Is Part of the Program at This Teen Mental Health Facility

Therapy at Newport Academy includes learning to think about the future in positive terms. Nurturing vegetables to maturity is one way.
Jacob Dean
4.11.18
Health
Health

Scientists Shoot Down Ocean Spray's Claims that Cranberry Juice Cures UTIs

Folk remedy or nonsense? Scientists are leaning toward the latter.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.19.18
Orange Juice
Orange Juice

The Flu Is So Bad This Year that Orange Juice Sales Are Spiking

Too bad there's flimsy evidence that it can actually prevent you from getting sick.
Mayukh Sen
2.9.18
Fast Food
Fast Food

McDonald's Fries Might Make a Mouse Furrier, But They Probably Won't Cure Your Baldness

We will never again eat McDonald's fries without thinking about patchy-ass mice.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.6.18
WTF
WTF

Scientists Say Don't Listen to Gwyneth Paltrow's Advice to Put Coffee in Your Butt

Goop says putting a latte in your bum bum will make you feel great, but medical professionals think otherwise.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.9.18
WTF
WTF

'Raw Water' Is an Expensive Trend You Should Only Try if You Like Diarrhea

The founder of Live Water says that his water will stay fresh for “one lunar cycle” before it turns green. Sounds totally safe!
Jelisa Castrodale
1.4.18
On Edge
On Edge

Drinking More Because of the Insane News Cycle? You're Not Alone

"Headline distress disorder" is real—and it's making many of us self-prescribe alcohol.
Allie Volpe
12.4.17
food safety
food safety

Study Says It's Very Bad to Eat Food Flies Have Landed On

Bugs are gross.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.28.17
hangover
hangover

The Easiest Hangover Cure from One of the World's Best Chefs

According to Fergus Henderson, you just need two ingredients and some ice. It's magic.
Munchies Staff
11.25.17
Halloween
Halloween

This Is How Much Halloween Candy It Would Take To Actually Kill You

The helpful science folks behind the YouTube channel Reaction decided to tackle this age-old mystery in a recent video. How many would you think? Maybe a thousand Snickers bars? Wrong. Way less!
Wyatt Marshall
10.31.17