Years of state rankings have begun to paint a picture of an idyllic healthiest place to live.
The benefits—and ethical pitfalls—of telling true stories as a physician
A new study lends support to the idea that bullying and depression decrease over time.
Like the majority of patients taken to Western hospitals, I recovered from the disease—but health authorities are still struggling to figure out how to bring up the much-lower survival rate in West Africa.
How one woman mobilized an army against food additives, GMOs, and all else not "natural"
Could litigation accomplish what facts haven't been able to?
Even within a single state, the cost of an MRI might vary by hundreds of dollars.
In terms of food consumption, the Super Bowl marks the unhealthiest day of the year.
What's behind the "debate" over issues like climate change and vaccination? Can evidence change people's minds?
Variations in salary are drastic and opaque.
The public response to an outbreak often far outweighs the actual threat. In a new paper, researchers say they've created a formula to measure disease-induced hysteria.
Chamomile and lavender, common ingredients in cosmetics and many other household items, sometimes cause people to develop allergies after repeated exposure. The European Union is considering a warning label for just that reason.
Doctors understand obesity as a social disease, even if most other people don't.
Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy.
The Nurse Family Partnership coaches poor first-time moms on parenting and life skills from pregnancy through the toddler years.
A history of adventure playgrounds, which offer children the opportunity for no-rules recreation
And men are particularly at risk, according to a new CDC report.
The original low-carb diet flirts with reason.
Authorities warn that overuse of such medications has created a public-health disaster. Now, researchers say they've discovered a compound that could slow the clock on the crisis.
The lack of regulation for California's in-home support services program, which pays people to look after seniors or the sick, means many patients are left in dangerous situations.