Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.
The practice is spreading to more businesses, but does extra information for diners improve health outcomes?
The creator of a new documentary outlines how closely farmworkers' lives are connected to what's on grocery-store shelves
This is going to be an okay Thanksgiving. Here's what everyone is asking.
'Tis the season for awkward gatherings. Here's how to get beyond, "You're a systems analyst? That's ... fascinating."
Countering the claim that texting is ruining spines
Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?
As presented to the grand jury: a bruise
Important ties between food and mental functioning keep coming.
A new study looks at whether retired surgeons have better memory skills than retired painters.
For years, attorneys have relied on a specific set of symptoms to prove infant abuse—but now, some physicians are questioning the validity of the diagnosis of shaken-baby syndrome that has sent many caretakers to prison.
American parents don't feed their children wheat gruel and beef broth anymore—food historian Amy Bentley traces the history and science of mass-produced mashed peas.
Will it work?
When an assisted living facility closed—leaving sick residents abandoned inside—Maurice Rowland and Miguel Alvarez took charge and became heroes.
After Hans Berger received an uncanny telegram, he spent years trying to measure psychic energy.
A rigorous vaccination campaign has nearly eliminated the crippling infectious disease from Nigeria and the continent at large, according to a new CDC report.
Around 30 percent of rape victims suffer from PTSD. Now, some are adapting the four-legged treatment used by military veterans to ease their trauma.
Why do people scribble on bathroom walls? Other than, you know, for fun.
The administration mistakenly included dental plans in the 7.3 million enrollment total under Obamacare. Without them, the government missed its target.
One of the health trend's first advocates was perhaps a little bit of a huckster.
Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation.