3 Surprising Facts About Airplane Germs
Imagine: you’re walking down the aisle of a 747 en route to (enter dream destination here), lugging a carry-on along with a bag full of your in-flight necessities. Ever wonder about the germs that are fellow passengers on that plane? Well, now that you are (sorry!), here’s what microbiologist Charles Gerba thinks you should know.
Here’s Why It Feels So Good to Scratch Your Mosquito Bites
We know, we know. You’re not supposed to scratch—but your brain is telling you otherwise.
Gym Equipment Has More Germs Than a Toilet Seat—But Don’t Panic
We got to the bottom of the hype.
Pre-Conception Caffeine Intake Linked to Miscarriage—for Women and Their Partners
You might want to think twice before ordering that latte.
3 Things We Learned About the Zika Virus This Week
The latest on Zika, the mosquito-borne illness raising concern around the world.
If We All Did These 4 Things, It Would Cut the Cancer Death Rate In Half
Researchers have identified simple lifestyle factors that could make a huge difference.
Everything You (Really Didn’t But Should) Want to Know About Perimenopause
This fertility rite of passage can be surprising, annoying, and sometimes painful. Since Judy Blume hasn’t written a book about it (yet), we’ve gone to the experts for the full details.