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?
The Supreme Court has upheld federal subsidies for health care under the Affordable Care Act, a decision that affects millions of Americans in 34 states.
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
Under the pale moon, for so many years many of us have wondered: What do other people have in their fridges? This week, Sweden showed us.
The most recent episode delved into Philip's harrowing past, while Elizabeth committed the show's most shocking murder to date.
Blue light makes the brain think it's time to wake up, just as you're getting ready for bed.
A recent study shows that people who simply ate more fiber lost about as much weight as those who went on a complicated diet.
Even in states that recognize gay marriage, some same-sex couples are denied health insurance benefits by their employers.
It's getting difficult to untangle all the different layers of deception.
Amidst the no-shampoo revolution, a look at global hygiene habits
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