It leaves people bed-bound and drives some to suicide, but there's little research money devoted to the disease. Now, change is coming, thanks to the patients themselves.
If you have a laptop and an Internet connection, there is no reason to get on a plane this week.
It’s hard to tell which drugs are dangerous and which are revolutionary.
Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s
Researchers fear DIY pregnancy terminations will become more widespread if clinics continue shutting down.
She’s waiting for the one, and the one will be a woman.
The FDA just announced that Americans should limit their added sugar intake to 12 teaspoons per day. That’s less than it probably seems. Here’s where all that sugar is hiding.
A new study finds that men who have more stereotypically masculine beliefs are more likely to think energy drinks give them special abilities.
How to harness the psychology of meaning in order to stay on track at work—or in Legos
More money will motivate you to do a good job, right? Actually, not quite.
Even as longevity increases across the rich world, uneducated white Americans are living sicker and dying earlier. Two economists speculate on the reasons why.
A new study breaks down the foods most strongly associated with childhood weight gain.
A New York Times investigation sheds light on an opaque judicial process increasingly used in medical and nursing-home settings
The NIH plans to devote more resources to studying the disease.
Feeling overwhelmed affects everything from digestion to stroke risk.
A new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests doctors are being encouraged take the socioeconomic roots of health more seriously.
The WHO says red meat “probably” causes cancer. Here’s why you don’t have to give it up entirely.
The mixed results of one home-visiting program reveal why it’s so hard to help poor moms.
In the age of the digital hermit, a psychologist explains what it means to avoid other people—and what to do about it.
American Apparel’s Halloween costumes aren’t costumes; they’re just regular clothes that American Apparel sells. This is not a “costume” of…
An investigation into a ubiquitous, questionable garment