More research confirms that our commutes pose a chronic health hazard.
Photos of President Obama tucking into a burger sends the wrong health message to Americans, a doctors' group says. Should politicians give up junk food on the campaign trail?
America's growing wealth gap isn't just an economic problem. It's a public health problem, too.
To keep from tripping over one another, different parts of your brain run at different speeds.
What seems like an implausibly high figure may not be far off the mark, after all.
More evidence from the Centers for Disease Control suggests we're letting our weight get the better of us.
How harnessing the power of crowds is leading to major medical breakthroughs
An annual conference on famous dead people reopens Lenin's autopsy report.
Turns out Hitler was a healthy guy -- physically, at least.
Talk about a good value. You don't even need to push yourself that hard.
Women may no longer need husbands to have children, but that doesn't imply they've given up on men.
Now that users can announce their donor status on the social network, registries are seeing a massive spike in new registrations.
Tracking sales of over-the-counter medicines can clue us into outbreaks of disease before they get serious.
A new study links cortisol in mothers to larger amygdalas in children, meaning potential headaches when it comes to emotional development.
Keeping your eyes on the road may not be enough to keep you from avoiding an accident.
The condition is worsening our pain at the pump at a time when gas prices are nearing $4 a gallon.
Speeding up your rate of thinking could make you more risk-acceptant. Are you feeling lucky?
A new poll shows that aggressive warning labels work for ex-smokers, too.
People do the darndest things inside MRI machines.
Their DNA proves what language has long suggested.