What happens if I'm exposed to radioactive material?

Radioactivity—which describes the energetic disintegration of atoms—is a constant presence in our lives. There are radioactive gases in the air we breathe, and even our own bodies contain naturally occurring radioactive ...


Hair relaxer use may affect ability to conceive

A first-of-its-kind study showed that use of chemical hair straighteners was associated with a slight reduction in the likelihood of pregnancy, and that Black and Hispanic individuals were more likely than other racial and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do I do 'suicide watch' at home?

Some people still at imminent risk of suicide leave hospital to be cared for at home by their partner.

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