How astronaut technology has found its way into drugstores and hospitals
Most of the time, we do better on tasks when we're most awake. But some problems require a mind that's just a bit tired—or otherwise impaired.
The "shared decision-making" model fosters a higher level of collaboration between doctors and the people they treat.
As the Ebola epidemic subsides, global leaders look to the next outbreak.
In a pair of editorials, Bill Gates lays out a plan to fight outbreaks on a global scale.
A growing number of people are turning to online counseling, possibly at the expense of their privacy or the quality of the mental-health care they receive.
An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.
Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences. What makes people believe they visited heaven?
A new study adds more support to the idea that the right font can help sway health behavior.
A new study looks at the peaks of different types of cognitive abilities over a lifespan.
And rates are particularly high among people working in law enforcement, farming, and auto repair, a new study found.
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Two doctors say it’s far too hard for terminal patients to donate their organs.
The Affordable Care Act has drastically cut the rate of uninsured Americans by a third–16 million people–according to numbers released Monday.
Why do people feel the hours pass more slowly or quickly than they really do? The famous story of a man who lived after an iron flew through his skull holds clues.
"Being a good doctor requires an understanding of people, not just science."
A healthcare volunteer in Sierra Leone has been flown to Maryland for treatment after contracting the virus.