April Fulton appears in the following:
Monday, October 07, 2019
Whether it's gluten or dairy, many people avoid certain types of foods these days. Sometimes food avoidance can take over people's lives and veer into an eating disorder.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Many events in our adult lives involve drinking alcohol such as weddings, funerals and office parties. But a new movement is making living sober look glamorous.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help your liver.
Monday, March 18, 2019
Some people experience intense rage or fear when they hear the sound of people chewing, spitting, or throat-clearing. Turns out they may have a rare condition known as misophonia.
Monday, December 31, 2018
In the past few years, enthusiasts have touted coconut oil as the next great health food. But it contains high levels of saturated fat, which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Sexual assault is still a highly stigmatized form of trauma, and that can complicate recovery for years, psychologists find. PTSD, depression and anxiety aren't unusual, but treatment can help.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Though teenagers need about nine hours of rest a night, most get only seven and are suffering. A new survey suggests their parents are struggling, too. Here's how to improve the quality of teen sleep.
Saturday, September 08, 2018
As a child, John Chater remembers trying different kinds of pomegranates in his grandfather's yard. It spurred him to pursue a dream of diversifying America's crop beyond the red Wonderful variety.
Monday, July 02, 2018
Hawaii is about to ban the sale of sunscreens containing certain chemicals that have been shown to harm coral reefs. Environmentalists urge a switch to mineral-based products.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Scientists have long been fascinated with whether dramatically restricting the amount of food we eat can help us live longer. New research suggests it might, but the question is, is it worth it?
Monday, February 05, 2018
Edible mushrooms, not the psychedelic ones, are low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants. But despite the hype, scientists are just now looking into how they might fight disease in humans.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
While not as toxic as regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes do pose a health risk and largely contain the addictive substance nicotine, according to a major new health review ordered by the government.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
The man who police say killed 26 people in a small Texas church on Sunday had a record of domestic violence, making him sadly typical. Many suspects of mass shootings have similar histories.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Before surgeons accepted germ theory, operations often killed patients. All Things Considered host Robert Siegel talks with the author of a new biography of antiseptic advocate Joseph Lister.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
If Republicans and Democrats work together to solve a few critical challenges in the health insurance market, it will stabilize, says Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Fending off attacks from the left and the right, House GOP leaders begin the process of amending their American Health Care Act, which would replace Obamacare.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The Republican proposal preserves popular items from Obama's health law, including letting young adults stay on their parents' plan until age 26. But it shrinks financial aid for low-income Americans.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Teens should be included in efforts to mitigate their online risks, researchers say, but apps focus more on parents controlling access by monitoring and blocking sites.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Even many people eligible for a health savings account who have extra cash to contribute to one don't do it. Therapists say that's partly because nobody wants to admit they will get old or sick.
Monday, January 30, 2017
An enterprise-minded ecologist from England is helping endangered brown-headed spider monkeys in Ecuador by connecting their preservation to high-end chocolate.