How does a workout become a social identity? In some ways, it's choosing a gym. In some ways, it's choosing a life.
An injectable bandage
A very short book excerpt
…and fat women are poorer than fat men. Why the obesity-poverty link splits along gender lines.
A small new study posits that the threshold for recognizing something as "alive" lowers when someone is isolated.
When it comes to pot, the league's usual anti-drug arguments don't hold—and are harming players instead of protecting them.
How working from home enabled one woman's mental illness to flourish
Colorado and Washington are about to find out.
Today, one percent of American kids are conceived using some form of assisted reproductive technology.
The medical community can help the young doctor to continue saving lives, instead of taking his own.
Nonchalance about injuries is magical thinking.
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.
How grief spurred me to start smoking—and to quit
A crematory employee explores the many ways one's remains can go.
Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover.
A short documentary about a man who learned to live without eyesight.
The promise of transforming flying vectors of dengue fever into preventive-medicine tools
A Colorado town is minimizing ER visits with an urgent-care clinic on wheels.
The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to think positively.