Health

Ranking Every Type of Headache by How Painful They Are

Last month, a 34-year-old man developed a series of skull-crushing “thunderclap” headaches after eating a Carolina Reaper—the world’s hottest pepper—while participating in a competitive eating event. The extremely hot pepper reportedly motivated blood vessels in his brain to constrict, which was diagnosed as the “unusual” cause of...

What the World Health Organization Wanting to Ban Trans Fats Means to You, Just A Regular Guy Who’s Probably Eating Trans Fats Right Now

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a five-year plan to help countries phase out industrially-produced trans fats from the global food supply, in an attempt to improve public health, and like, save our lives. Their mission is honorable, indeed: They estimate that trans fats are responsible...