New research from Massachusetts shows people living close to a vacant, foreclosed home tend to have higher blood pressure.
May 12, 2014 • 1:00 PM • Share
Scientists discovered that young girls who were labeled as “fat” were more likely to grow into adults that the medical community labels as “obese.”
May 2, 2014 • 10:15 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 23, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Thinking ahead to an altruistic deed we plan to do may dampen our desire for fattening foods.
March 3, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
New research finds one bad habit we’re often tagged with (sloth) can help us overcome another (overeating).
February 25, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
New research suggests declaring obesity a disease seems to discourage healthy eating.
January 28, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research suggests anti-obesity campaigns that stigmatize heaviness may be counterproductive.
December 4, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Research reveals that animals are gaining weight, too.
August 30, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
Video games have come a long way since Space Invaders, and so has the way they are framed in the national conversation.
August 27, 2013 • 5:41 PM • Share
One researcher, who recognized that avoiding stress at work was, for some, completely unrealistic, went looking for alternatives.
May 30, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
New research confirms that there is danger in going food shopping on an empty stomach.
May 6, 2013 • 1:00 PM • Share
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