In an effort to protect children in the midst of addiction epidemics, some states are jailing women for using drugs during pregnancy. But is incarceration the best approach?
… and go back to run the next year.
Some see the ability to keep secrets as a virtue, but a series of studies suggests there’s a hidden downside for the confidant.
A team of Australian researchers want to protect surfers by dressing them in zebra stripes.
It wasn’t that bad. But it did help me understand why it made people so angry.
This Independence Day, we should take a page from the Founding Fathers, as well as our ancestors around the world, who imbibed gallons of low-alcohol beer pretty much all the time.
A study finds that wild environments boost well-being by reducing obsessive, negative thoughts.
A New Jersey jury found a Jewish counseling group designed to turn people straight is guilty of consumer fraud. Experts predict other states may soon do the same.
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, deferring to the intent of legislators.
… even when other people are screwing you over.
Can a Chinese-born wunderkind ER doctor cure what ails Baltimore?
As pot laws liberalize, cannabis capitalists eye opportunities for business—and to upend stereotypes. But can white-collar workers handle it, man?
A new study finds that telling providers to teach women about the benefits of IUDs and implants makes a big difference in unplanned births. But not every woman who wants one can get one.
A new study finds that vegetation around schools cuts down on air pollution and boosts memory and attention.
The objectivist philosopher once defended supporting her husband financially because, as she saw it, the benefits accrued to her.
The McKinney I grew up in was a conservative southern town. After this weekend’s events, I wonder, can its culture keep up with its growth?
If you thought a burst appendix was painful, wait until you see the bill.
A nationally watched gay-conversion trial exposes the dark world of unregulated counseling, where people calling themselves “life coaches” get away with practically anything.
A trial in New Jersey this week will determine whether telling gay people that they can become straight constitutes consumer fraud. The ruling might mean the end of so-called “conversion therapies” for good.
Researchers find that “nature”-type sounds help people in open-plan offices regain focus faster
A new study finds that people who tie the knot before they get a B.A., rather than the other way around, are much more likely to become obese. Why?