Faith leaders have spoken out against the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers cover free birth control in their employee health plans—but many of their female followers feel differently.
As the Ebola epidemic subsides, global leaders look to the next outbreak.
A new study adds more support to the idea that the right font can help sway health behavior.
The Affordable Care Act has drastically cut the rate of uninsured Americans by a third–16 million people–according to numbers released Monday.
Disease-based models help researchers understand how prison-admission rates are linked to the health of a neighborhood.
I used to believe that vaccines played a role in my brother's autism—until becoming a mother changed my mind.
What can a city's waste reveal about the health of its population?
Ten years after the creation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, a look at how it's affected smoking rates worldwide
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.