Year-round warmth is a modern luxury, and one that could be affecting body weight and health.
Why English has 1,750 slang words for the simple act of sexual intercourse
Why we choose partners who share our traits
On Tuesday, the government agency announced it was lifting its ban on gay male blood donors. The fine print, however, was troubling.
How the advent of agriculture and online food ordering changed the human skeleton for the worse.
People may soon be able to swallow tiny sensors, embedded inside placebos, that track and share data on when they take their medication.
It's not new, and it's getting worse this year.
Or, the health case for books. New research looks into how screens tells our brains to stay unnaturally alert.
Give that bus driver a hug.
What Delaware, where a surprisingly high number of women get pregnant by accident, can teach the rest of the nation
Warning: This post contains spoilers about reality.
There are plenty of people afraid of whales who will never even see one. How I learned about, and tried to conquer, my own cetaphobia.
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There are now hundreds of flashy "cold and flu" products, but still only a handful of simple, cheap ingredients. Here's one new way to cut through the noise.
A speech scientist has created a human voice bank to build personalized sounds for people who rely on computers to communicate.
Some argue that a female sexual-dysfunction drug is a matter of equality among the sexes. Others say it creates a medical problem where none exists.
Where does body fat go when it's lost? Into the air, actually.
People who want genital reconstructions as part of their transition are asked for not one, but two mental-health referrals. Doctors are now questioning whether that requirement is ethical.
More than two years after the disease killed 64 people, the owners of the clinic responsible will face charges.
Experts weigh in on what to take away from the devastation of the disease.
In 2012, the state reclassified sex workers as trafficking victims rather than criminals—but a report says the new language hasn't altered the way they're treated by police.