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Mandy Oaklander

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New York, NY, United States

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Past:
  • TIME.com
  • Health magazine
  • Prevention Magazine
  • Women's Health Mag

Past articles by Mandy:

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters

Vibrio vulnificus, which is centered in the southeastern U.S., appears to be spreading to the Delaware Bay. Climate change may be to blame. → Read More

Why Being Neurotic Might Be Good for Your Dog

When people are stressed, their dogs tend to be, too. Here's how your personality is affecting your dog, according to new research. → Read More

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis

Americans ingest thousands of plastic particles each year through their food and air. The health effects of microplastics are unknown. → Read More

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year

Physician burnout can have moral, ethical and economic costs. Here's how much it costs hospitals, according to new research. → Read More

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year

Physician burnout can have moral, ethical and economic costs. Here's how much it costs hospitals, according to new research. → Read More

A Mysterious Company Claims to Sell Sneeze-Filled Tissues for $80. Is It Real?

Vaev Tissue sells a used tissue that a sick person has sneezed into, claiming that it boosts your immune system. Health experts disagree. → Read More

The Silent Shame of Male Infertility

Men are largely absent from public conversation around infertility, and even those who look for support often hesitate. → Read More

Should I Eat Potatoes?

Are potatoes healthy? While the vegetables are maligned as starchy and fattening, potatoes are full of vitamins and other nutritional benefits, five health experts say. → Read More

Popcorn Nutrition and Health Benefits

Is microwave popcorn healthy? Popcorn, high in fiber and low in calories, can be healthy and nutritious when prepared the right way. → Read More

This Will Change Your Mind About Psychedelic Drugs

A new book by Michael Pollan explores the medical use of psychedelic drugs like psilocybin, LSD and MDMA, and their fraught history. → Read More

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Loneliness is on the rise, and feeling lonely has been found to increase a person’s risk of dying early by 26%, but friendships can help. → Read More

How to Cook Rice: Cut Rice Calories with One Easy Recipe

Wondering how to cook rice? Cut down on rice calories by using coconut oil and refrigeration, which helps make more resistant starch → Read More

5 Tips for Raising a Modern-Day Teen

Here are five ways for parents to weather a child's moody teenage years. → Read More

New Hope for Depression

Nicholas Alan Cope and Dustin Edward Arnold Depression afflicts 16 million Americans. One third don’t get better with treatment. A surprising new drug may change that Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the list–half a dozen antidepressants and known… → Read More

August 7th, 2017

Nicholas Alan Cope and Dustin Edward Arnold Depression afflicts 16 million Americans. One third don’t get better with treatment. A surprising new drug may change that Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the list–half a dozen antidepressants and known… → Read More

Depression: Doctors Are Turning to Ketamine for Treatment

Ketamine is best known as a psychedelic club drug that makes people hallucinate, but it may also have the ability to ease depression — fast. → Read More

This Week in Health: Hiking, Dancing and Armpit Tattoos

This week's health news revealed the best workouts, the benefits of exercise and the cancer diagnosis dangers of armpit tattoos. → Read More

There's More Proof That Ketamine Works for Depression

Scientists may have pinpointed how ketamine triggers fast-acting antidepressant effects in the brain and may work against depression. → Read More

Want to Lose Weight? You Should Stop Counting Calories

The quality of calories—not necessarily the quantity—is what matters most for staying healthy, losing weight, and maintaining those results. → Read More

How Dream Therapy Can Change Your Life

One writer enlisted the help of Rubin Naiman, a dream therapist, to help answer the eternal question: what do dreams mean? → Read More