Inside Obama's new initiative to personalize health care
Several simple ways of measuring a person’s health might matter more than body weight.
Many athletes are told to think about pre-workout sex all wrong.
As several states move to limit exemptions to required vaccines, the actor hit a nerve in a larger debate about personal belief in science.
A new law for child sex offenders harkens back to a time when much less was known about human sexuality.
There is no single “cancer diet.”
A vote to decriminalize psilocybin in Denver is fueling a national discourse on the health benefits of psychedelics.
A little-known deal protects drug companies in the U.S. from being sued—and feeds conspiracy theories in the process.
The administration has turned public anger at the pharmaceutical industry into real action—but has also left many meaningful opportunities on the table.
At its core, the resurgence of the once-defeated disease in the U.S. is a failure of communication.
Magnetic stimulation is helping some people with depression—but the $12,000 treatment is also being unleashed in untested ways.
Physical contact remains vital to health, even as we do less of it. The rules of engagement aren’t necessarily changing—they’re just starting to be heard.
The president underwent an extensive physical exam this week. His doctor’s rosy assessment is at odds with observable reality.
The president said he wants to eradicate the virus. That would mean a radical reversal of his policy and rhetoric.
A terrifying argument that cannabis causes homicides sparks a debate over whether the drug is more dangerous than its criminalization.
Experts note that although the Supreme Court justice is not in imminent danger, the presence of two separate malignancies in her lung raises the possibility of metastatic cancer elsewhere.
At an inaugural desert festival of yogis and spirit guides like Russell Brand, an exclusive industry grapples with consumerism, addiction, and the actual meaning of wellness.
A report that the Trump administration plans to define gender based on the appearance of infants runs counter to developmental biology and individual privacy.
It’s hard to steer clear of a scandal these days. Or is it?
The fall of a prominent behavioral scientist tells of a system where research is judged not on merit, but on the attention it gets.