South Koreans were enraged when their countrywoman lost to a Russian competitor at the Sochi Olympics. That reaction may or may not have been right, but it was perfectly healthy.
The justices banned execution of mentally disabled people in 2002. Now they are poised to tell death penalty states that they really meant it.
The beauty and pain of the spandex-covered lifestyle
A new report says there have been no significant changes in prevalence of obesity in the last decade.
Two billion people worldwide already eat 1,900 insect species. The United Nations hopes that one day Americans will, too. What would it take for that to happen?
The United States has long condemned opiates and stigmatized those who use them, even when the drugs were as legal—and popular—as Tylenol.
Why navigators benefit everyone
Professional burnout is the sum total of hundreds and thousands of tiny betrayals of purpose, each one so minute that it hardly attracts notice.
Anti-gay prejudice is significantly linked to earlier death.
Slavery, the value of chastity, and laws that favored men all made it difficult for women to find justice during the chaos of war.
How one lawyer helps those, like her, in non-traditional relationships
There are 3 percent more infant deaths during Republican administrations.
Acknowledging the diversity of experiences among sex workers is crucial to safety and respect.
Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?
Just enduring winter weather counts as exercise.
New research reveals parents' impact on childhood weight, even in rich families.
Women are a fast-growing portion of the incarcerated population. In New York, a new yoga program focused on prenatal care is fostering courage, control, and mental health among inmates.
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.