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.
A new study suggests that looking down at a cell phone is the equivalent of placing a 60-pound weight on one's neck.
The Calorific app makes you weep salty truth tears.
A new study finds that while most casual restaurants are in white neighborhoods, the ones in predominantly black neighborhoods are most likely to market to kids.
A start-up will contribute an interesting answer to the million-dollar food-policy question: If healthy food was as easy as junk food, would we eat more of it?
A new study suggests that some people are neither "owls" nor "larks"
Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.
Why personhood measures keep failing
Goodbye, Viagra tchotchkes, hello digital screens.
What we value affects how we perform under pressure.
The terminally ill 29-year-old, who took her own life Saturday, was certain in her wishes. But what about patients who seem motivated by depression or hopelessness?
Why we're more afraid of sharks than car accidents, and of Ebola than flu
Ten years ago, prescription painkiller dependence swept rural America. As the government cracked down on doctors and drug companies, people went searching for a cheaper, more accessible high. Now, many areas are struggling with an unprecedented heroin crisis.
On top of the clinic fees, the hotel, and the time away from work, Texas's size would make gas money an additional hurdle if its harsh abortion law goes into effect.
Many women say they've received harassing or offensive messages on online-dating sites. Will airing the obscene exchanges publicly help?
Breast self-exams haven't been shown to save lives. Instead, here's how to actually tell if you might have breast cancer.
The Knick finale reveals how little we used to know about how the brain works. There's still a lot we haven't figured out.
A new study finds that people born in summer are more prone to mood swings, while those born in winter tend to be less irritable.
It would not be a socialist paradise. At least, not entirely.
Beef-loving Nebraskan kids are warming to veggie burgers and carrot sticks. Can the rest of the nation follow?
Healthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.