In Sweden, the answer is "maybe."
Only 126 cases of Guinea worm remain before the parasite disappears from humanity entirely.
Many cases of the disorder might actually be a more subtle form of fetal alcohol syndrome.
A new study found that kids ate more fruits and vegetables when playtime came first.
Research suggests that a love of particular songs can be passed from generation to generation.
The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.
The Nurse Family Partnership coaches poor first-time moms on parenting and life skills from pregnancy through the toddler years.
In a new study, female participants felt better about their bodies when told that men are attracted to plus-sized models.
New research says computers, by analyzing what you like online, can know you better than your best friend—but all they can really know is who you want to be.
A history of adventure playgrounds, which offer children the opportunity for no-rules recreation
The average human lifespan has nearly doubled over the past two centuries. How does that affect how people feel about death?
A history of the fight that got kink de-classified as mental illness
Sleep disorders put some workers out of sync with traditional schedules and are estimated to cost employers $2,000 per employee in lost productivity every year.
Gun deaths are poised to surpass automobile deaths in the United States this year.
And even for people who can afford it, buying a FitBit doesn't lead to better health. Using it does.
Scientists don't know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect that the microbiome—the bacteria that live in our gastrointesntial tracts—may be to blame.
A new study looks at how music affects emotions across cultures.
A new study found that just imagining arm exercises created a tangible effect on the body.
And men are particularly at risk, according to a new CDC report.
A new study finds that popular high schoolers have much less sex than their peers think. It's part of a deeper lesson in how misperceptions can make good people behave badly.