What Hungry Dogs May Teach Us About Ourselves

Are hungry dogs teaching us about human appetite?

The Truth About Fake Health News

How to tell real from fake health news.
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Happy M Day

Mole Day, Moles, and Brain Behavior
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All Hormones for Menopause Are NOT the Same

Why are some menopause hormones marketed as safer? Here's how to find the truth behind the ads.
Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

The Payoffs of Snooping

The birth of the forceps offers insight into a weird chapter in medical history.
Wellcome Images, used with permission

What We Don't Know about Egg Donation

Egg donation sounds like a good money-maker, but are dangers lurking?

Do Men Have A Biological Clock?

Doctors Find That Men May Have a Biological Clock too

Testosterone on the Brain

A study found that testosterone boosts impulsive thinking. What's the deal?
Dexter & Ellie credit: Randi Hutter Epstein

Does Your Child Need Growth Hormone?

New guidelines help doctors, parents, and patients decide.

What Is the Future of Genetic Testing?

Anxious about the onslaught of genetic tests? A new book weeds through the morass.
Randi Hutter Epstein

Is it Time to Replace the Heart as the Symbol of Love?

Is it time to replace the heart as the symbol of love?
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How to Find the Heart of the Soul

Is there a difference between mind and soul?
Randi Hutter Epstein

What We Can Learn from Kangaroos

Can Snuggling a Baby Really Make Him into a Better Grown-Up?

Finding Happiness in a Burger Joint

Can team bonding lead to better business?

Do My Gut Bacteria Make Me Look Fat?

Can we manipulate our gut bacteria to help shed a few pounds?
(Image by Randi Hutter Epstein): My Sleep Deprived Twins, Joey & Martha, circa 1997

Here's What a Bad Night's Sleep Really Does to Your Brain

Did you know lack of sleep shrinks a tiny brain gland? But there is a way to reverse it.
As One Girl To Another, an educational pamphlet of girls published by Kimberly-Clark, 1940 (courtesy of Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library, Durham, NC)

Racing Hormones, or Rather Racing & Hormones

Are monthly hormonal fluctuations impacting your workout?

Testosterone Plummets With Fatherhood... Maybe

Dads beware: Does fatherhood impact your hormones?
Science Museum, London, Wellcome Images.

Here's One Way to Fight Fatigue

Is your fatigue hormonal?
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Hot Flashes Forever? Maybe

What's the deal with hot flashes?
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The Woman Who Changed Hormone Research

How did one scrappy, stubborn, determined woman change the landscape of hormone research?

My 3-C Strategy for Menopause

Will I have hot flashes forever?
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "The Rossow Midgets, Midland Beach, Staten Island, N.Y. [close-up of midgets boxing in ring on boardwalk next to bandstand, large audience in background.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-c02e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Measuring Up

The surprising history of the growth hormone industry
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Pumping Up Hormones

How hormones can explain breast pump failures

The Future of Penis Transplants Recalls a Bizarre History

New research reveals a new twist on an old procedure.
Unassisted Childbirth,Laura Shanley used with permission

DIY Deliveries: Courageous or Crazy?

Is delivering your own baby really safer or just an extreme way to show growing distrust of doctors?
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Dogs and Breasts Boost the Same Hormone?

Did breastfeeding & now puppies feed my happiness hormones? Small studies suggest so.
New York Times, October 27, 1883

Hormones & Body Snatchers

The Death of Autopsies
Howard & Georgeanna, used witih permission from Jones Family

Does Leap Day Spark Romance?

How Leap Day Kindles Romance,

What Frogs Teach Us About Hormones

What can frogs teach us about hormones?

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