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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.

When Stress Comes with Your Mother’s Milk

Stress hormones in breast milk may help prepare us for a turbulent world.

How to Unlearn a Disease

Medicine’s latest cure is forgetting you’re sick.

Yes, You Can Catch Insanity

A controversial disease revives the debate about the immune system and mental illness.

What a 9,000-Year-Old Spruce Tree Taught Me

How photographing the world’s oldest living things pushed me outside the boundaries of science.

Did Grief Give Him Parkinson’s?

These identical twins led virtually identical lives—with one tragic exception.