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He Passed Out Three Times in 10 Days. What Was Wrong?

The 75-year-old man was sprawled on the floor between the kitchen counter and the island, surrounded by a halo of pills. "What happened?" his wife asked as she hurried to his side, although she suspected she already knew.He wasn't sure,…

What We Think We Know About Metabolism May Be Wrong

Everyone knows the conventional wisdom about metabolism: people gain weight year after year from the age of 20 because their metabolism slows down, especially in middle age. Women have a slower metabolism than men. This makes it harder…

What We Got Wrong About Uber and Lyft

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on weekdays.Uber and some traffic experts once predicted that a tap of an app ride would help reduce traffic and increase drivers' use of public…