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Go beyond the headlines for a deeper look at the state of science research around the most pressing health questions of the day.

A comprehensive guide to the messy, frustrating science of cellphones and health

With 5G networks coming, understanding the health effects of radio-frequency radiation is more urgent than ever.

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A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain

A review of 80-plus studies upends the conventional wisdom.

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies

Physical activity may have less to do with weight loss than we think.

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Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says.

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The fascinating, strange medical potential of psychedelic drugs, explained in 50+ studies

Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin (from magic mushrooms) are in the middle of a research renaissance. Here's why.

You can undo all the calories you burned at the gym in two cocktails.

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

E-cigarettes and health: Here's what the evidence actually says

For years, the government told Americans to avoid fat. That was wrong.

Will cheaper health insurance really raise wages? The evidence is thin.

The truth about red wine's health benefits

Is yoga good for you? Here's what the science actually says.