Weight loss is often framed as a personal endeavor, but the best outcomes stem from group efforts.
This is an easy, passive way to find out.
How to avoid working through lunch, and diseases related to social isolation.
A million more, roughly, when compared to the pre-1980 twin rates. So what changed?
Some Jewish couples are developing alternatives to a gendered, heterosexual matrimonial ceremony that can still work within Jewish tradition and law.
New research shows that people are more health-conscious at the start of each new week, so health advocates are encouraging everyone to harness the psychological power of Mondays.
How our senses influence our thoughts
A new tool lets doctors turn sound waves into graphs.
"Just as cars are not all the same, Electronic Medical Records vary greatly. A Mercedes, a Maserati and a Yugo are all cars, but you certainly wouldn't accuse someone of rejecting a used Yugo as being a Luddite and hating all cars. Similarly, you shouldn't generalize physicians who reject terrible programs as hating EMR."
How psychology, gender roles, and design explain the distinctive way we behave in the world's stalls
"Would kids really be better off if their parents stayed together, fighting and yelling and tiptoeing around?"
How the psychology of narcissism might offer insight on the Russian leader
Procrastination, on the other hand, may not be so bad.
Women have high hopes for the deep pockets of visiting gringos, but advocacy groups caution that their expectations might be dashed.
In a veiled apology this week, Jenny McCarthy again illustrated that health science and culture are inextricable. Vaccination is among the few definitive tenets of disease prevention, but because of rampant misinformation, fear, and scientific illiteracy, rare infections have come back to life. What's to be done about that.
There is danger in making much of physician-rating sites.
A retired Major League Baseball player explains how he's trying to turn an upsetting encounter with the police into an opportunity for dialogue.
The trend in instilling the importance of healthy relationships and mutual respect, not just how to use condoms
In many parts of the world, women are having more Cesarean sections than medically necessary. Recent abuses of pregnant women in Brazil have sparked a small, vocal movement of activists who want mothers to have more say in the delivery room.
The U.S. government released payment data for 880,000 physicians this week—to widespread misinterpretation. What the numbers can actually tell us.
Though it calls to mind medieval massacre, the deadly infectious disease known simply as plague is still around. New research on how the disease spreads helps us better understand the pandemic that killed up to 100 million people, and how to continue to keep it in check.