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 first ebola patient diagnosed in the United States succumbed to the virus this morning.
Healthcare is the number-one cause of personal bankruptcy and is responsible for more collections than credit cards.
The author of a book about Nickelodeon thinks women and minorities are ruining the children's network.
Icelanders love keeping track of how they're related, which has made them "the world champions of human genetics.”
The State Fair icon adds a note on sanitation to his standard folksy greeting.
The Dallas hospital's debacle highlights the atrociousness of many electronic health records.
Basic protective gear was revolutionary for 19th-century medicine, and health workers trying to stop Ebola are recognizing its importance all over again.
The pitfalls of relying on temperature screenings to keep infected individuals from flying
A new study explains why your grandma doesn't find The Office funny.
At least a half-million fewer Americans were born as a result of the 2008 crisis.
Millions of American office workers experience bad posture and back pain. Can gadgets help remind us to stand up straight?
Dental care is excluded from most insurance plans for a bizarre and antiquated reason, and millions of people suffer as a result.
When just doing something wastes more time than not doing anything.
Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?
But it probably won't be for much longer.
An unusual Republican proposal makes medical sense, kind of.
Colorado and Washington are about to find out.
A new report shows that three of the top preventable risk factors for cancer have to do with what we eat and how often we move.
Hollywood parents say not vaccinating makes "instinctive" sense. Now their kids have whooping cough.
Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.