Drugs

Health

Lead, Arsenic, and Other Toxic Metals are Lurking in Commonly Purchased Tampons

ByLauren Leffer
Detox

Can You Really Build Up A Tolerance to Weed? Yes, And It Could Be A Good Thing

ByElana Spivack
Health

MDMA’s Future As A Treatment For PTSD Is In Question

ByElana Spivack
Science

The Promise — And Perils — Of 5-MeO-DMT

ByUndark and Lourdes Medrano
Health

This Experimental Male Birth Control Works Even Better Than Expected

ByElana Spivack
Health

Are Fish Oil Supplements Too Good To Be True? Here's What a New Study Found

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

A New Study Found This Molecule Is Linked to Less Anxiety While Stoned

ByElana Spivack
Health

Longest Clinical Trial Yet Of Weight Loss Drug Wegovy Reveals Significant Side Effects

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

This Simple One-Shot Vaccine Could Protect Against a Host of Coronaviruses

ByThe Conversation and Rory Hills
Health

How Legalization Has Made Pot A Lot More Potent

ByTy Schepis and The Conversation
Health

LSD — Yes, LSD — Shows Promising Results For Treating Anxiety

ByColin Davidson and The Conversation
Health

Can Ozempic Actually Affect Fertility? Here’s What Two Experts Think Is Going On

ByThe Conversation, Robert Norman and Karin Hammarberg
Health

Will The Science For Psychedelic Drugs Ever Line Up With The Law?

ByBen Seal and Knowable Magazine
Health

Is Marijuana As Safe As We Think? Experts Reveal What's Still Largely Unknown

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

New Twin Study Reveals A Potential Brain-Gut Connection

ByThe Conversation and Mary Ni Lochlainn
Sweat science

Can You Sweat Out THC? The science behind exercise and weed

ByAli Pattillo
Health

The Quest for ‘Budget Ozempic’ Has Led to this Harmful TikTok Diet Trend

ByThe Conversation and Swrajit Sarkar
Health

Are Supplements FDA Approved? Inside the Wild West of Diet Pills and Protein Powder

ByEmily Hemendinger, Katie Suleta and The Conversation
Health

A Cell Biologist Reveals the Forgotten Connection Between This Fat Byproduct and Longevity

ByEyleen Jorgelina O'Rourke and The Conversation
HORIZONS

Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

ByNick Hilden

Patrick Radden Keefe interview: "They wanted permission to be able to market [OxyContin] to kids"

ByKatie MacBride
Mind and Body

Does creatine make you stronger? How the supplement may boost athleticism

ByAli Pattillo
Longreads

66 years ago, the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous tried LSD — and ignited a controversy still raging today

ByKatie MacBride
FEATURE

Male birth control is at our fingertips. Will we ever grasp it?

ByElana Spivack

“Aharon said it was healing:” How psychedelic therapy was undermined by abuse

ByKatie MacBride
Codex

Covid-19 booster shot: Schedule, side-effects, concerns, and usefulness

ByNick Lucchesi, Sarah Sloat, Claire Cameron and John Wenz
Awkward Phase

Reggie Watts on his love of weed, Night Ranger, and 'The Breakfast Club'

ByJen Glennon
Future of You

Why the future of periods could be none at all

ByElana Spivack
Get your shots!

Flu vaccine: 7 hidden health benefits you need to know

ByJennifer Walter
Bad Booze

Early aging and more: 5 ways alcohol harms health

ByJennifer Walter
Mind and Body

Test your knowledge of CBD with this 5-question quiz

ByJoAnna Wendel
Mind and Body

Weed & sex: Researchers find 2 positive effects on mental health

ByRod Knight and Natasha Parent
Don't trip

LSD-like drug may treat depression without the "trip" effect — mouse study

ByKatie MacBride
Health

Exercise, Alcohol, and Drugs Can All Dramatically Rewire The Brain, Research Shows

ByKarla Kaun and The Conversation
Good trip

A single dose of psilocybin may alleviate major depression for 12 weeks, study finds

ByKatie MacBride
Health

Can Poppy Seeds Trigger a Positive Drug Test? An Addiction Specialist Has the Answer

ByThe Conversation and Gary Reisfield
Mind and Body

Immunosuppressant Provides Effective Male Birth Control (for Mice)

ByBen Guarino
A Trip Begins

Scientists uncover the molecular origins of an LSD trip

ByEmma Betuel
Sunday Scaries

Does cannabis help with headaches? What scientists know so far

BySarah Sloat
Detox

Should You Take Regular Breaks from Coffee? Two Caffeine Experts Reveal the Surprising Answer

ByElana Spivack
Reddit 101

The 10 best subreddits for when you're high

ByJessica Lucas
Check, Please!

Can you get high from poppy seeds? A toxicologist reveals the dangerous truth

BySarah Wells
Blotter blog

LSD and the brain: Why the psychedelic changes social behavior

BySarah Sloat
Budding Change

2020 election: What a marijuana shift in America means for future science

ByEmma Betuel
Innovation

3D-printed “organs” could lead to better drugs

ByThe Conversation and Chengpeng Chen
Inverse Recommends

You need to watch the trippiest sci-fi movie on Amazon Prime ASAP

ByDavid Grossman
Mind and Body

Can MDMA treat PTSD? Latest trials confirm the benefits

ByC. Michael White and Adrian V. Hernandez
Hidden History

Archeologists discover the earliest known use of tobacco in Utah

ByTara Yarlagadda
Reefer madness

Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome: 5 scientific answers to "scromiting" questions

ByKatie MacBride
treatment watch

Scientists discover CBD — and not THC — may prevent Covid-19 infection in cells

ByClaire Cameron