Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?
Important ties between food and mental functioning keep coming.
For years, attorneys have relied on a specific set of symptoms to prove infant abuse—but now, some physicians are questioning the validity of the diagnosis of shaken-baby syndrome that has sent many caretakers to prison.
Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation.
An analysis by Jawbone finds that its users don't move around when it's too warm or frosty out. Not even with those little iPhone-compatible gloves on.
I couldn't keep "proving everyone wrong" and still do all the things I wanted to do with my life.
Just viewing a promotion for a quick-fix weight-loss drug was enough to make people eat worse, a new study found.
Researchers found noticeable differences in the brains of CFS patients, offering a small antidote to the skepticism often given to this medically unexplained condition.
Chikungunya, a new mosquito-borne illness, is coursing through the Caribbean. I caught it and it's terrible.
A new study looks at people who have trouble keeping time.
The U.S. government is investing heavily in the creation of sophistcated prosthetic limbs for returning soldiers. Could they someday be used on the battlefield, too?
Around 21 Americans die each day waiting for transplants. What's behind the reluctance to posthumously save a life?
A Greek doctor found himself unable to experiment on humans when he came to America, so he used animals instead.
High blood pressure affects nearly one in two Africans over the age of 25.
Ten years ago, prescription painkiller dependence swept rural America. As the government cracked down on doctors and drug companies, people went searching for a cheaper, more accessible high. Now, many areas are struggling with an unprecedented heroin crisis.
A new study of the demographics of persistent pain among Americans
Waiting lists for donations can vary dramatically between cities--so OrganJet provides planes to fly patients to their new organs.
For people with very rare types, obtaining lifesaving blood can involve a complex network of donors and doctors that stretches across the globe.
Breast self-exams haven't been shown to save lives. Instead, here's how to actually tell if you might have breast cancer.
Doctors are stumped about the condition's origins—and its treatment.