Consumer goods are increasingly made of synthetic materials and coatings. The carcinogens they give off when they burn could be driving high cancer rates among first responders.
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
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