For Janay Rice and other abuse victims, the obstacles to leaving are more complicated than many people think.
A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance
Hospitals around the country are reporting record hospitalizations for enterovirus 68, a respiratory disease, as kids head back to packed and germy classrooms.
Studies about the mental-health impact of the war have focused almost exclusively on men, to the detriment of the women who suffered on the front lines and the home front.
Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.
Across the world, ideas of the paranormal persist.
Most young adults gain only about three pounds during their first year, about the same as those who don't attend college. So why is there such a strong misconception to the contrary?
The animals and human cells used in medical research are overwhelmingly male—meaning that as new therapies are developed, some biological sex differences may go unaddressed.
If workers got their desired raise to $15 an hour, the price of burgers and fries would likely go up. But that doesn't mean people would buy (much) less of them.
Loopholes in a proposed settlement with former players shift costs away from the $9 billion-a-year industry that profited as athletes suffered head trauma, and toward the public.
How a 19th-century recreational drug became a medical breakthrough
A new study finds that behavioral intervention could help vegetables light up the neurological reward system the way a cookie does.
A memorial unveiled in Berlin this week commemorates those deemed "unworthy of living."
Red and white wines showed equal health benefits in new research—among people who move.
Fecal transplants have been proven to successfully treat certain types of infection, but proponents of the treatment are still fighting what they say are unnecessarily strict regulations.
Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.
Why humans have evolved to flare their nostrils, furrow their brows, and frown
An experimental program is using "barbershop intervention" to bring health education to African American men.
By bridging the gap between eye and brain, a new device has the capacity to help the blind regain their vision.
How the slob you were paired with freshman year will influence your figure, your mental health, and other casualties of college