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If you want to learn a few easy ways to become more grateful—or how, exactly, to take the most restorative vacation—TIME’s happiness guide has you covered.
After suffering a severe stroke that left her partially paralyzed, Judy Slater became the first person in the world to undergo deep brain stimulation to recover movement. TIME followed her progress.
Sex can be a good workout. But for a lot of people, it probably isn’t. Here’s how to optimize your calorie burn between the sheets.
A revolutionary gene therapy can convert the body’s own cells into cancer-destroying agents.
The future of health care in the U.S. is far from settled, but how people receive it now is also undergoing a revolution. From digital doctors to birth control delivery, medical care is getting faster and more high-tech.
According to a new report, Americans are drinking more than they used to, and women and older adults are increasing their intake the most. Here’s why.
Opioid overdose deaths are likely much higher than previously estimated. A new study offers new, higher estimates.
A few minutes of hard exercise can equal—or outpace—much longer workouts. That’s why high-intensity exercise, also known as HIIT, is such a popular choice.
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, typically because it’s identified late. Now a new quiz may help people get screened faster.