What we know now about cholesterol that we didn't 10 years ago

Cholesterol is bad and lowering cholesterol is good. Well, at least this is what we’ve been led to believe for nearly four decades. But it’s a misconception — a big, fat stinking lie. Here’s what we’re learning about cholesterol — and what it really means to your health. » 8/05/13 11:15am 8/05/13 11:15am

The Imposter Who Stole My Father's Place

In this excerpt from his new book The Ravenous Brain, neuroscientist Daniel Bor explores how a brain injury reveals the truth about human consciousness. » 9/06/12 4:00pm 9/06/12 4:00pm

Olive oil could save you from a stroke

Anyone who has spent more than a few minutes cooking will tell you that olive oil is wonderfully delicious and deserves a place in every kitchen. But it also might just save your life. In a recent French study of people over the age of 65, those who regularly used olive oil had a remarkably lower rate of stroke. » 6/16/11 3:00pm 6/16/11 3:00pm