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.
Today, one percent of American kids are conceived using some form of assisted reproductive technology.
Nonchalance about injuries is magical thinking.
How grief spurred me to start smoking—and to quit
A crematory employee explores the many ways one's remains can go.
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.
Mourning permeates physical health in many ways. New research elaborates.
A new report from the World Health Organization challenges notions of who's at greatest risk.
Start-up founders might seem like they've got it made, but long hours, isolation, and stress put them at risk of mental illness.
Rates of physician-induced infections have plummeted in recent years, new research says. But there is still little incentive to prevent them before they happen.
How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread
Crisis Text Line's data troves reveal the times and days when we feel bullied, depressed, or alone.
After the drug was dismissed by the pharmaceutical company that developed it, a researcher started experimenting on himself with it. Powerful hallucinations ensued.
Medical researchers are getting closer to creating whole, working human hearts.
For Janay Rice and other abuse victims, the obstacles to leaving are more complicated than many people think.
A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance