Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s
Two spelunkers lost track of entire weeks as part of an experiment on the effects of isolation.
HoneyInsured uses economic research—and a connection to Healthcare.gov—to suggest certain plans.
When it comes to nutrition access, the focus should be on poverty, not grocery-store location.
The World Health Organization declared the West African nation clear of the disease on Saturday.
How to harness the psychology of meaning in order to stay on track at work—or in Legos
Rural India doesn’t have enough physicians—but it has plenty of local, self-styled medical practitioners. Which is better for public health: cracking down on them, or encouraging their work?
Immunotherapy doesn’t work for everyone, and a series of new studies might explain why.
Treatment centers are opening across the U.S., but mental-health experts still disagree on whether excessive time on the web qualifies as a disorder.
Cognitive behavioral therapy gives longer-term benefits and is less of a time burden than sitting under a light for 30 minutes a day.
One of the best books I read this year was Chasing the Scream, in which author Johann Hari persuasively argues…
But mature adults aren’t faring as well.
A reader makes a great complementary point regarding Olga’s writeup of a new study showing how middle-aged white Americans have…
A reader revives the thread of women telling personal stories of how their painful health condition went undetected or misunderstood…
Medical experts, donors, and agencies can’t seem to agree on how much they’re worth—or what, exactly, the compensation is for.
The way people describe the condition makes it difficult, if not impossible, to define.
I get it now.
Even as longevity increases across the rich world, uneducated white Americans are living sicker and dying earlier. Two economists speculate on the reasons why.
Doctors’ zero-alcohol-during-pregnancy policy contradicts research about the risks of light drinking.
“There's a message: If you want to prosper, don't make waves.”
New research on how emphasizing the risk of a disease can make people more likely to misunderstand it