For hundreds of years, people with mental illnesses have tried to visit the president—with many ending up in the same Washington hospital.
A continually updated summary of all that’s happened since the first patient was diagnosed on American soil.
What a 2009 psychology study on the swine flu pandemic can teach us about today's Ebola-induced panic
Ebola is a disease that preys on human connection. To fight it, new technologies are attempting to industrialize human distance.
Breast self-exams haven't been shown to save lives. Instead, here's how to actually tell if you might have breast cancer.
Doctors are stumped about the condition's origins—and its treatment.
It's natural for humans to pay attention to all their romantic options, and new research shows Facebook helps them do that.
The west African country is now the sixth in the region to be affected by the outbreak.
Social media can be a support system for people struggling to give up heroin—and a window into what the drug has cost them.
The nation's second-largest tobacco company says its employees are no longer allowed to smoke in the office.
Healthcare workers have been under increased scrutiny since the outbreak began, but CDC records from the past few years show that many hospitals were already behind where they needed to be.
Sleep deprivation can take a heavy mental toll.
The Knick finale reveals how little we used to know about how the brain works. There's still a lot we haven't figured out.
When seniors were led to subconsciously absorb positive stereotypes about old age, their physical health improved along with their self-esteem.
Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.
A new study finds that people born in summer are more prone to mood swings, while those born in winter tend to be less irritable.
Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea will now have to fly through the five airports where screenings are taking place.
People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.
The question of restricting flights to insulate the U.S. has become a classic campaign litmus test.
It would not be a socialist paradise. At least, entirely.