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 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.
And even for people who can afford it, buying a FitBit doesn't lead to better health. Using it does.
A new book explains the evolution of synonyms for "intoxicated," including how English got "wasted," "bombed," and "lit."
A viral pseudoscience article claims the Plain People never get sick because they don't get vaccinated. Actually, members of the religious sect are prone to some terrible diseases.
A new study found that women whose friends and romantic partners were accepting of their size lost more weight than those whose loved ones were critical.
The best way to prevent a hangover is not to drink. The second best is to trust in science.
When people around the world woke up, and when they slept in, in 2014
Michael Kimmel’s quest to turn college boys into gentlemen—and improve sex on campus
British stores are selling reindeer meat. Should we all be eating the Arctic beasts?