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Hallucinogen Therapy Is Coming

How shrooms can spring people from fears and destructive habits.

How Woodpeckers Will Save Football

It takes a bird brain to play contact sports safely.

The Case For Leaving City Rats Alone

A Vancouver rat study is showing us how pest control can backfire.

The Immortality Hype

Despite the hyperbole, private funding is changing the science of aging for the better.

This Is Life at 400

Ballooning life expectancies are upending age-old definitions of life stages.

The Man Who Blamed Aging on His Intestines

The productive, bizarre career of Nobel laureate and early aging researcher Elie Metchnikoff.

The Man Who Would Tame Cancer

Patrick Soon-Shiong is opening a new front in the war on the deadly disease.

Why Living in a Poor Neighborhood Can Make You Fat

The sheer stress of an environment contributes to obesity and diabetes.

Invisible Patients: A Caregiver’s Story

Dementia takes a toll on caregivers, too.

The Curse That Shoes Can Break

The tragic story of the simple solution to one of the world’s most neglected diseases.