"I believe in having some acceptance that things are not within your control entirely, that things can get very dark unexpectedly and you don’t have a choice."
After bug spray, birth control is the best weapon available right now.
On swallowing “sorry”s and replacing them with simple “thank you”s.
Girls who start to develop at young ages—as more and more of them are—are at risk for a host of physical and psychological problems.
Thoughts from Caitlyn Jenner, Mona Eltahawy, and Bisi Alimi on stigma and pushing beyond the binary.
Shedding pounds is usually a losing battle—research suggests it’s better to just focus on building a healthy lifestyle.
Allowing people to sell organs is a fraught issue, but maybe they could be reimbursed for the costs of donation.
How the virus is spread, its disproportionate danger for pregnant women, and the delay in its worst effects combine to make this outbreak particularly tough.
A new study suggests that socializing is always tiring, regardless of personality.
A study looks at how phone snubbing—“phubbing”—becomes socially acceptable.
Feeling in control of your life is good for you, but it can also lead to heartbreak over mistakes and lost opportunities.
The news often portrays people with psychiatric disorders as a danger to others, when suicide is the much greater risk.
Suicide and drug overdoses are among the possible culprits.
The upcoming 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro have sparked a debate about how much risk is too much.
A new analysis of data from the outbreak in Brazil
The originally peaceful building blocks have added more and more weapons since they were introduced.
How do you account for taste?
Food customization is more than a craze in America—it's a reflection of identity.
A new study of different countries' slumber habits hints at how culture shapes bedtimes.
New data plumbs more than 4,000 stories for insights into life’s random surprises.