April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Plan ahead.
Ben Carson's simplistic approach to homosexuality reflects an impoverished understanding of human behavior.
Dravet Syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy that affects children. Could marijuana oils alleviate their seizures?
What can a city's waste reveal about the health of its population?
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.
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.
A Nepali official is steaming mad about the human waste at the highest peak in the Himalayas.
By protecting the identities of people with a history of abusive behavior, FetLife.com leaves members of the BDSM community vulnerable to harm.
New research shows that sufferers have differences in their immune systems, a finding the authors hope will lend some legitimacy to the still-mysterious conditon.
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.