Want to Treat Depression? Get People to Sleep

Bodies need to regenerate. Sleep is a large part of that.

Make It While You Fake It

How much of herbal efficacy is placebo? And what's really inside those pills?

Cleaning the Brain

Do neurotoxins get washed out of the brain during sleep? Or is something much bigger going on?

Lust in the Dust

Sex has many uses. But for some animals, it's the end.

No Treatment? No Problem

Why is psychosis treated more in prisons than long term hospitals? And what does that do to the community?

Psychotherapy While You Sleep

Is the old dream of healing people during sleep becoming closer to reality?

Fixing Jet Lag

Fixing body clocks can fix a lot of trouble.

Deep Life

Biology is phenomenally fast - and incredibly slow. What happens when biology approaches geology? How much life lies beneath the surface?

Can E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

E-cigarettes create controversy and profits - almost equally. New data argue they can help people quit smoking - but will they also promote it?

Wild Type Humans Keep Moving!

Humans are built one way. We live another way. But small changes can produce big results.

Sleeping and Driving

If you're unconscious, does it count?

Bugs In the Brain

Bugs should not be in the brain. But they are there - in the brains of Alzheimer's victims. The interesting question is why.

Medical Overuse

Just because something doesn't work doesn't mean people stop doing it - or get paid to do it.

What You Don't Know (You Don't Know)

We think we know what we know. Yet the unknown keeps creeping up—and changing everything we thought we understood.

A Little Bit At a Time

It's better to move than to sit — even for a little bit.

What Evidence?

Sometimes death is not the end.

When You Lose Everything

Too many have been losing too much.

When to Walk? Try After Meals

When you do something may matter as much as what you do. You need to time your moves.

Trying to Survive

A healthy population requires a healthy environment. Communities are rapidly dying off. When things you don't know might kill you, it's time to wake up.

What Is "Normal" Human Sleep?

Humans never slept like we do today. Nor will we in the future.

Sitting, Sleeping, Smoking

Is sitting the new smoking? How does sleep affect smoking? Is sitting like sleeping?

Healthy National Surveillance

Why can't national surveillance save lives and money?

Where's the Beef? Ask the Bugs

Information is more than text. In your body, information is made flesh. Your gut bacteria create a lot of that information—markedly changing your health.

ADD — A Sleep Disorder?

There are diseases of civilization — and then there's ADD.

Rest for Recovery

Rest is as necessary as food to the body - whether it's treating plantar fascitis or preventing heart disease.

Does Psychotherapy Aid the Elderly?

We learn or we die. And the elderly can learn very well.

Vaporized! What to Do With Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are spreading wildly. Are they bane or boon?

Dying to Walk

Humans are walking machines. We love to walk. We love to walk and talk. But most of us live in cities. We have to walk somewhere. And that's a problem.

Unknown Unknowns And Future Health Dangers

Unpredictable Events Produce Inordinate Impact. Cue Future Health.

A Drug For All Reasons

Better living through chemistry? Not always.