The Medical Experts’ Guide to Surviving Two Thanksgiving Dinners with Your Gastrointestinal System Mostly Intact

Eating two large meals back-to-back is a tradition we’ve been practicing in the U.S. pretty much since in-laws and the first nationally proclaimed day of Thanksgiving were combined back in 1789. Ever since, each year on the fourth Thursday of November, millions of Americans eat successive 2,500-calorie...

"Cupping" Works for Michael Phelps—But What About Us Ordinary Mortals?

World-class athletes are known for their willingness to embrace extreme training regimens and unorthodox treatments in their pursuits of physical excellence — treatments that often look a little outlandish to the mere mortals who watch from the stands. During the London Olympics, beach volleyball players and others drew notice...