Lindsay Abrams

Lindsay Abrams is an assistant editor at Salon and a former writer and producer for The Atlantic's Health Channel.

Study: Stressing About Stress Is Bad for You

People who thought stress was negatively affecting their health were twice as likely to have heart attacks, regardless of how much stress they actually experienced. ... Is this article only making the problem worse?

Study: A Drink Per Day During Pregnancy Seems Safe

Kids whose mothers drank "moderately" scored just as well on a balance test at age ten. This adds to a growing body of evidence that women may not have to stay away from all alcohol during pregnancy.

Study: Identifying Suicide Risk Factors

People with depression are at a 32 times increased risk, while social factors are more closely associated with suicide in men than in women.