Low-income women in particular are likely to say that they couldn't get time off work or weren't able to find child care
If a fraught relationship might be significantly shortening your life, are you better off alone?
John Oliver shows a fairer representation of both sides: 97 scientists versus three climate change deniers.
Preeminent scientists are warning about serious threats to human life in the not-distant future, including climate change and superintelligent computers. Most people don't care.
The virus took the U.S. by surprise. Thanks to climate change, it’s here to stay.
How cultural barriers can be more important than income
How to create a credible, accessible, crowd-sourced resource for health information
More 18- and 19-year-old women are having sex, but fewer are getting pregnant.
Americans with disabilities are victims of violent crimes at nearly three times the rate of their peers.
Why we need more kidney donors, and how to get them
The spread of the vaccine-preventable poliovirus so far in 2014 has been "extraordinary," the agency warned today.
At increasingly young ages, programs aim to teach children about healthy relationships and create places where parents, teachers, and children feel they can speak up about abuse. The message cannot obscure the fact that adults, not children, are responsible for keeping children safe.
In a consciously alarming report today, the agency said, "Without urgent action, we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries can once again kill."
In expressing support and condolences after tragedy, the distance provided by social media is extraordinarily safe, but that doesn't make the process less meaningful.
Frequent and occasional bullying were both associated with a higher risk for depression, psychological distress, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety disorders in middle age.
A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.
With age comes risk of serious injury or death related to falling down. In the next three decades, the number of Americans over 65 will double. Many want to live at home indefinitely. One man has a solution.
Weight loss is often framed as a personal endeavor, but the best outcomes stem from group efforts.
During World War II, the U.S. government urged Americans to save excess fat rendered from cooking and donate it to the army to produce explosives.
Some Jewish couples are developing alternatives to a gendered, heterosexual matrimonial ceremony that can still work within Jewish tradition and law.