At Berkeley, researchers are studying how wearing flip-flops changes buildings' air-conditioning needs.
“Parents in every culture at a given moment think they’re doing the optimal thing for their kids.”
The Democratic nominee has been sick since the beginning of September but is “fit to serve as president,” her doctor writes in a new letter.
The controversial doctor could totally redeem himself.
Nearly a third of women are misinformed about the most effective forms of contraceptives, a new report finds.
For millions of Americans, fall begins with the first kickoff of the NFL season. Like many children growing up in…
Forget Adderall. Forget Provigil. Eric Matzner says his nootropics will make your brain sharper in weeks.
Republicans once made opposition to the Affordable Care Act central to their message—but their nominee understands the dangers of taking health care away from those who need it.
Some see this as weakness.
A new trend in healthy eating calls for home cooks to turn zucchini into noodles and mashed bananas into ice cream.
A new “sports drink” stands to further confuse health-conscious consumers into buying sugar water.
Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.
Sareh Parangi, a doctor at one of the Harvard hospitals, talks about why people hold her work in the operating room in such high regard.
In a country with a high rate of gun ownership, shrinking the military saved lives.
The MEGA-plate allows scientists to watch bacteria adapting to antibiotics before their eyes.
“Crisis living rooms" offer breathing exercises and talk therapy to mental-health patients in an effort to curb emergency-room visits.
In West Texas, a Christian pregnancy center has grown increasingly involved in reproductive life—including teaching sex ed in public schools.
In The Art of Waiting, Belle Boggs explores the meaning of infertility in a culture that venerates parenthood above all else.
A coughing spell is fueling right-wing attempts to portray the candidate as weak and frail. Her history suggests otherwise.
Understanding the different ways people bounce back from infections may help determine the treatments they need.
The FDA is banning certain chemicals it says may have harmful side effects.