Meet Lorenzo Laroc, an electric violin player who performs in New York City
People skills can be dangerous.
What a Brazilian man's pathological generosity says about the biological roots of philanthropy
A very short book excerpt
After plenty of isolated successes, the question isn't what good nursing homes look like, but how to transform existing facilities into places that look like them.
The practice can cause lasting damage—but around the world, women continue to do it, encouraged by advertising, cultural norms, and sometimes even misguided doctors.
Just being educated about diseases isn't enough to make people healthier.
Why tonsil removal appears to decreases a person's risk of cancer
What's the psychological appeal of looking at food that can't be tasted?
A growing number of states are requiring doctors to tell women when they have dense tissue, but some say the knowledge only causes unnecessary fear.
As detailed in essays by 16 different writers, both male and female: because they don't want to, and because not wanting to is perfectly reasonable
A misguided attempt to improve healthcare has led some hospitals to focus on making people happy, rather than making them well.
The FDA can now pinpoint exactly which ingredient makes people sick in outbreaks.
In medicine, law, and aviation—and other fields responsible for people's lives and livelihoods—strict regulations attempt to promote safety, but may discourage people from getting the help they need.
The emotional appeal of listening
A recent case in Belgium, in which a man took to social media to ask for a kidney, is raising questions about who can ethically donate.
I was technically a real physician the moment I walked through the hospital doors, but I quickly realized that medical school had left me woefully unprepared.
Obama's call to ban the practice reflects a tectonic shift within the community that once championed it.
Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.
Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.
Researchers are looking in the wrong place: White people live longer not because of their DNA but because of inequality.