Calorically speaking, America's favorite fast-food meals probably check in below their fast-casual counterpart.
A desire for food also comes with a desire to acquire ... anything at all.
Amidst the no-shampoo revolution, a look at global hygiene habits
New research starts to explain why some people feel nauseous on cars, boats, buses, and carnival rides, while others don't.
The unknown causes of mortality around the globe
Can San Francisco reinvent the school cafeteria?
The future of birth control, from remote-controlled implants to—at long last—a pill for men
No one is immune to magical thinking.
The last flight out of the South Pole until November departed on Friday. How do the people left behind cope with months of endless darkness and sub-zero temperatures?
When the heat is fading, a few tricks to bring it back
A new study lends support to the idea that bullying and depression decrease over time.
Psychologists and neuroscientists have an unlikely ally in their quest to understand human nature: professional magicians.
A major reason: Many pediatricians were never trained on how to insert them.
Remember what it's like to be bored? New York Public Radio asked listeners to cut back on phone time and see where their minds took them.
Like the majority of patients taken to Western hospitals, I recovered from the disease—but health authorities are still struggling to figure out how to bring up the much-lower survival rate in West Africa.
The risk of infection is highest among among gay black men in their teens—but Truvada, the drug otherwise known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, is still available only for people 18 and older.
A new study analyzes vocabulary from around the world and finds a universal skew toward the positive.
How one woman mobilized an army against food additives, GMOs, and all else not "natural"
Coca-Cola wants Americans to buy its new, hyper-fortified milk—regardless of what nutrients their diets actually lack.