Olga Khazan

Olga Khazan is an associate editor at The Atlantic, where she covers health.

Where Does Ebola Come From?

How eating bats, washing victims' bodies, and a lack of doctors are all contributing to the worst Ebola outbreak of all time.

When Hearing Voices Is a Good Thing

A new study suggests that schizophrenic people in more collectivist societies sometimes think their auditory hallucinations are helpful.

Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy

Polyamorous people still face plenty of stigmas, but some studies suggest they handle certain relationship challenges better than monogamous people do.

We're Already Designing Babies

Even today, parents are selecting for the traits they want in their offspring. But how far should the genetic tailoring go?

Burnout: The Enemy of Sleep

Arianna Huffington explains how banishing glowy devices and going to bed earlier lead to healthier work practices.

Why Tattooing Is Universal

A National Geographic photographer explains why many cultures view the body as a blank canvas.