What's behind the "debate" over issues like climate change and vaccination? Can evidence change people's minds?
Researchers tracking the evolution of the virus say it might now be more easily transmitted.
It's hard to put much faith in Dartmouth's ban on hard liquor.
Obamacare was supposed to put an end to denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions. But a new study suggests insurers are finding ways to accomplish the same thing through drug pricing.
In the 1960s, Stanley Milgram's electric-shock studies showed that people will obey even the most abhorrent of orders. But recently, researchers have begin to question his conclusions—and offer some of their own.
Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.
Variations in salary are drastic and opaque.
A new paper argues that re-opening long-term facilities would help solve the country's mental-healthcare crisis.
By applying characters' fictional psyches to real-life problems, a cosplay enthusiast turned a passion for comic books into a mental-health career.
A few million mutant insects could slow the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the United States, but some people are wary of tampering with nature.
For many transgender people, achieving a feminine voice can be difficult. A singer-turned-vocal coach specializes in helping them adjust.
Why the American Academy of Pediatrics wants to change the drug's illegal status
Though writing down daily events may seem mundane, participants in a recent study were happy to have records of them in the future.
The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age
A new study adds to the research connecting social isolation with cardiovascular risk.
One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.
Legalizing the sales of organs would require a shift in public opinion—which might be more malleable than previously thought.
New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.
Pro-choice activists hope that getting women to talk about their experiences will boost support for the movement.
A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.