Family dinners build relationships, and help kids do better in school.
“Fruity” smells red, and other associations from a new study
Though it's popular in other countries, the U.S. has historically shied away from giving nitrous oxide to women in labor. Now some hospitals are championing it as an alternative to epidurals.
The United Nations announced today that the global HIV/AIDS epidemic could be slowed to a trickle within the next two decades. Can it be done?
In the trade-off between more patients and more personalized care, growing numbers of physicians are choosing the latter.
As Americans report feeling more isolated, some people turn to snuggling with strangers.
Similarity and companionship are the currency of attraction, for better or worse.
For kids and teens living with HIV, Camp Sunrise offers a respite from the burden of their disease.
Condoms aren't enough: For the first time, the agency is recommending that all men who have sex with men use prophylactic treatment.
How we speak is a key part of first impressions, and disorders that impair speech lead to poorer quality of life.
Drinking, drugs, and distracting yourself with TV are linked with a higher risk for insomnia. But so is giving up on dealing with your problems.
A new study shows that newborns who have affluent, well-nourished moms all start out life at a similar height, regardless of their ethnic background or the country they live in.
I hated exercise—until I learned you don't have to be intense about it.
Arianna Huffington explains how banishing glowy devices and going to bed earlier lead to healthier work practices.
Why providing women more options to control pregnancies is in the interest of everyone
A new guideline says the procedures do more harm than good.
Surprise: The Supreme Court hasn't defined "conception" in a new ruling on religious freedom.
A new study theorizes that animals can turn off "sickness behaviors" in different social contexts.
Barefoot running shoes and shoes with extra cushioning seek to protect runners—but despite all the new technology, running injuries are no less common than they were 30 years ago.
Scientists have long tended to attribute a person's personality to how they were toilet trained—especially during times of political turmoil.