A new screening technology makes checking for oral cancer as simple as snapping a photo with your smartphone.
Laughter: it's not always fun and games.
How a centuries-long battle with halitosis led to a surprisingly effective weapon in our oral care arsenal.
We already know American fast food is overflowing with fat and sugar. Now we can add salt to that list.
The Department of Defense is testing canine therapy as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.
New advances in screening technology makes detecting coronary artery disease faster and more efficient than ever.
How Internet databases and e-commerce are reshaping pharmacology.
Technology's come a long way since the 1840s, but we still can't tell the difference between a benign and a malicious tumor. Let's change that.
The Harvard researcher and author holds court on breadth, getting help with math, and stepping away from the blackboard.
From puberty to pre-dementia, we've medicalized virtually everything in the United States. And it may just be a counterproductive impulse.
Today, you see different doctors for your heart and your brain. But genome science is teaching us that that may be the wrong approach.
Buzz Aldrin's EKG tells the heartstopping tale of how Apollo 11 almost failed to return from the moon.
Pharmaceutical companies are sitting on a vast trove of drug blueprints that could be applied to fight new diseases. What if we had access to them?
Work can give us a sense of purpose and direction. But can it also harm our health?
Obese women are 67 percent more likely to birth autistic children. But what does that number really mean?
Breast cancer research takes a turn for the strange with two unusual remedies.
Allowing Tehran to achieve a "latent" nuclear capability might be the best way to avert war.
Civic-minded citizen protests online have shown new power to make targeted changes without occupying a square or releasing private information.
The GOP front-runner looks just enough like the perfect picture of an American president to make us uncomfortable.