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Mind, body, health, disease, medicine and hope

The human experience is driven not just by the natural processes that shape our minds, bodies and world, but also by our ability to understand and shape those processes. From good health to terrible disease, from the foods we eat to the drugs we take, and from simple psychology to the the complexity of consciousness.

People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Marijuana has been increasingly used as an alternative for pain relief, but is it safe?

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

A citizen science initiative reveals new insights about the spread of tick-borne infections.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

The short answer is yes.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

If you’re an urban dweller, you might be less happy than your suburban counterparts.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Insights into natural brain rhythm could help people with Parkinson's disease.

James Gaines, Contributor

Mice gene research reveals connection between hair color and immune response.

James Gaines, Contributor

A genetic variant linked to cold sensation and migraine headaches may have helped people survive in northern climates.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

How do we transmit information from one person to another?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

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