A single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months, according to a landmark pair of new studies.
Under the new president, states might become a patchwork of abortion rights, and many women won’t be able to afford to reach clinics in time.
A new theory is challenging the way psychologists understand mourning.
Confusion over why autism is so prevalent among transgender people may be limiting their access to medical care.
Modern slot machines develop an unbreakable hold on many players—some of whom wind up losing their jobs, their families, and even, as in the case of Scott Stevens, their lives.
Before the law, which Trump has said he would repeal, health insurance was cheaper for a few, but outright unattainable for many.
But artificial intelligence could finally help researchers tell a molecule’s odor from its structure.
Women who have raised a child with autism may have the ability to spot subtle signs of the condition in their grandchildren.
How the electricity craze of the late 19th century paved the way for FitBits and smart watches
Trumpcare could set medicine back decades.
Many people are fearful and anxious about what President Trump could mean for America. Psychologists weigh in on how to manage that anxiety and move forward.
The first flu you get matters for the rest of your life.
Some of them harbor strains that infected medieval Europeans, but that have been eradicated on the U.K. mainland for centuries.
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After two years of bureaucratic hurdles, the first study to directly compare cannabis with an opioid drug is about to begin.
Despite predictions to the contrary, Trump won among conservative women and evangelicals. Abortion may have been a major factor.
The health law’s unpopularity might help explain why so many upper-middle-class people voted for the Republican.
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The country has a whole arsenal of unique drugs locked behind the U.S. embargo.
Hearing discriminatory comments changes how people think.
Some neuroscientists are trying to change school and work hours that discriminate against night owls.