The latest challenge to the law, being argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, threatens to erase the healthcare subsidies that millions of people in 34 states are currently receiving. Here's what it's like to be one of them.
Health organizations can find themselves held back by the policies of sites like Facebook and Twitter, which often classify their messages of safe sex as inappropriate content.
A Nepali official is steaming mad about the human waste at the highest peak in the Himalayas.
A new FDA report looks at where foodborne illnesses come from.
What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
Ten years after the creation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, a look at how it's affected smoking rates worldwide
A new study adds weight to the idea that heightening drivers' sense of risk may actually cut down on traffic collisions.
"How could I have believed that if I tried hard enough, I could remember everything?"
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.
How people came to believe the myth that nutritional supplements could make them into better, healthier versions of themselves
Gerbils may have brought the Black Death to Europe, and rat fanciers could not be more pleased.
Before giving peanuts to an allergic child, a note on jumping guns
How PTSD can shape—and test—a relationship
Blue light makes the brain think it's time to wake up, just as you're getting ready for bed.
A landmark study finds eating peanuts in infancy "significantly decreased" a child's likelihood of developing an allergy.
While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.
Can people train themselves to tolerate heat?
A recent study shows that people who simply ate more fiber lost about as much weight as those who went on a complicated diet.
The term "obsessive-compulsive" has become a jokey shorthand, to the detriment of people who actually suffer.
Years of state rankings have begun to paint a picture of an idyllic healthiest place to live.