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Don’t use stimulants to cram for exams. It ruins sleep and doesn’t help test scores.

Along with a steeper financial burden and an increasingly competitive academic environment, this year’s incoming freshman university class will likely be confronted with the pressure to take a little pill that some popular culture references say will make you “awesome at everything.” Or they may eschew the temptation and rely on the standard practice of… Read More »

Even identical twins don’t react the same way to foods — which is why most diet advice doesn’t work

Image Source | Getty Images Dietary advice seems to change every decade. Fat is bad, then suddenly it’s good again. Nowadays, for many people, carbs are the enemy. But it turns out that healthy dietary guidelines can’t be boiled down into simple rules. A new crop of studies, which leverage the latest health testing and… Read More »

Most Women Who Need Publicly Funded Birth Control Live in Places It Doesn’t Exist

Katie BuckleitnerGetty Images Thanks to things like the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act and Title X funding, access to birth control is, in theory, a right in the United States. But in practice, a vast majority of women who rely on publicly funded contraception in this country live in places where they can’t… Read More »