Cigarettes are a good start, but things likely to destroy us are still on shelves.
Vacuums of reliable information and sexism in popular culture can have serious consequences for women's health.
Having a strong sense of control over your circumstances reduces the risk of dying by 13 percent, and can offset the negative health effects of getting less education.
The complications of sentencing psychopathic criminals
Most people are socialized not to sleep when their bodies naturally want to. A small town in Germany wants to change that.
Popular in some countries and catching on in the U.S., community health workers fill gaping holes in care.
Wearing, showing, and sharing the many things that make up your personal presence helps you understand yourself.
Forty years ago, women's lib was used to peddle cigarettes.
Research on what makes relationships last, in easily memorizable verse
As Syrian peace talks continue, women in refugee camps face a lack of basic resources and the loss of a structured community.
As in romance, a solid relationship with food may benefit from time apart. The "every-other-day diet" involves one day of eating whatever you want, followed by a day of eating very little. Of this year's eating fads, intermittent fasting stands out as one less ridiculous than it might sound.
Feeling ashamed of the bad behavior, instead of feeling ashamed of yourself, leads to better outcomes.
Why increasing health literacy should be a national priority
I have a condition that causes profound, random swelling and hives. The thing that’s helped me most so far is the amazing communities I've found online.
It was 50 years ago this month the Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health shed new light on the direct links between smoking and public health.
One of America's first diet hawks, Sylvester Graham was certain that sexual desire was ruining society. His solution: whole wheat. How a zealot's legacy lives in our foods today.
Six trite, absurd, insulting, expressions of the soul-sucking vortex known as humanity
"Hey Ryan." "Hey Billy." The viral-video health parable of the day.
NASA's social network discusses the potential of bicycle desk technology, and harnessing the energy of a workout
Some research publications are getting away from flawed measures of influence that make it easy to game the system.