Intense stories of family with autism spectrum disorder, as submitted by Atlantic readers
Young women who placed importance on comments and likes, and regularly untagged photos of themselves, were at greater risk
"I have, as yet, never seen a birth that even remotely resembled mine."
Meet Lammily, who is perfectly normal and of healthy stature.
Writer and advocate Janet Mock on the importance of showing transgender lives in the daylight, and avoiding a focus on the "before and after"
The beauty and pain of the spandex-covered lifestyle
Today the Obama administration proposed the first change to U.S. food Nutrition Fact labels in almost a decade. A closer look at the numbers and the importance of subtle changes.
Deep-vein thrombosis is often mistaken by both patients and doctors for something else. I was suspicious of what I thought was a runner's cramp, and got lucky.
A new report says there have been no significant changes in prevalence of obesity in the last decade.
A plant-based diet can lower your blood pressure, according to research released today in a major medical journal. Should we really stop eating meat before starting medication?
The United States has long condemned opiates and stigmatized those who use them, even when the drugs were as legal—and popular—as Tylenol.
Inside the increasingly common practice—and business—of female masking
Slavery, the value of chastity, and laws that favored men all made it difficult for women to find justice during the chaos of war.
Acknowledging the diversity of experiences among sex workers is crucial to safety and respect.
After a week beset by ocular infection, NBC's multimillion-dollar sportscaster is slated to return on Monday. Costas' victory over conjunctivitis heralds a return of the spirit of sportsmanship and national pride typified by these Olympic games.
When young adult cancer patients beat the disease, fear of recurrence and even post-traumatic stress disorder can become their new normal.
Just enduring winter weather counts as exercise.
As we pass our prime, it is with a growing awareness that younger people coming after us haven’t yet reached their peak. Those who can’t bear the shift to a supporting role may become increasingly narcissistic in the unhealthy sense of the word.
New research reveals parents' impact on childhood weight, even in rich families.
Women are a fast-growing portion of the incarcerated population. In New York, a new yoga program focused on prenatal care is fostering courage, control, and mental health among inmates.