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.
Disability Insurance is providing a much-needed safety net for 9 million Americans, but basic flaws in the program's structure mean that many never work again.
Arizona's legislature wants doctors to offer an unproven treatment to women who regret terminating their pregnancies.
After a deadly sexual assault on a minibus, a hidden-camera campaign gains new meaning.
A new study suggests that a consumer demand for chicken and pork in places like India, Russia, China, and Brazil will help drive a large increase in overuse of the drugs by 2030. Is there anything we can do about it?
Most of the time, we do better on tasks when we're most awake. But some problems require a mind that's just a bit tired—or otherwise impaired.
In a pair of editorials, Bill Gates lays out a plan to fight outbreaks on a global scale.
A new study looks at the peaks of different types of cognitive abilities over a lifespan.
A father hopes to create an app that will help parents find restaurants and parks that are suitable for autistic children.
Is the road to success more difficult for female entrepreneurs?
How settling can make people happier and more satisfied than gunning for "the best"
When it comes to statutes prohibiting minors from getting married, the U.S. is more like Latin America than Europe.
A look at which cosmetic procedures are sagging—and which are lifting
Despite the authentic use of Pink Floyd, the latest episode strained to draw parallels between Soviet recruitment and the civil-rights struggle.
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.