Victims of childhood sexual abuse are far more likely to become obese adults. New research shows that early trauma is so damaging that it can disrupt a person’s entire psychology and metabolism.
The future of birth control, from remote-controlled implants to—at long last—a pill for men
The idea that tough men can't wear skirts is an oppression that goes back beyond recorded history to the animal kingdom itself.
The Jennings finally made up. By suffering together through an amateur root canal.
Very few people are truly tone-deaf. Most just need to practice, a new study finds.
Scientists thought a rare respiratory virus was what caused dozens of kids to lose feeling in their limbs last fall, but now the connection is less certain.
Why thyroid diseases are so common—and still so mysterious
A recent analysis of all the possible causes of skyrocketing obesity rates reveals two big culprits: wholesalers and restaurants.
Can Philip and Elizabeth's marriage survive the third season?
A tone-deaf Atlantic article from 1939 serves as a cautionary tale today.
Even within a single state, the cost of an MRI might vary by hundreds of dollars.
How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit
The packed third-season premiere threw viewers (and Paige) in at the deep end.
Obamacare was supposed to put an end to denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions. But a new study suggests insurers are finding ways to accomplish the same thing through drug pricing.
Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.
Why the American Academy of Pediatrics wants to change the drug's illegal status
I drove from one of the healthiest counties in the country to the least-healthy, both in the same state. Here’s what I learned about work, well-being, and happiness.
Some women in Greek life want to host more college festivities to regain control over alcohol consumption. It's worth trying, but it may not fix everything.
People who gaze at an object in the distance go faster and feel less exertion than those who let their attention wander, a study suggests.
Many cases of the disorder might actually be a more subtle form of fetal alcohol syndrome.
A new study has found that men and women comment on news stories very differently—and that men don't feel shy about expressing misogyny.