Inside Obama's new initiative to personalize health care
John McCain is being urged to persevere based on strength of character, a quintessentially American approach to thinking about health.
A polarizing debate about a reversible cause of dementia
An honest question
There are so many ways to die.
How much mortality in the U.S. will increase if the Senate passes its health-care bill, according to a new analysis
Advocating for access to safe abortions, Willie Parker decided to attack the root of the problem.
On the basic social disconnection that underlies addiction
A seller of dietary supplements is succeeding by promising power to the aggrieved.
Thoughts that will not be featured at the Aspen Ideas Festival
What we know of the medical case of the young American who was imprisoned in North Korea
One approach for people interested in breaking a compulsive checking habit
Why people are following a leader who can teach them how to be cold
In an assault in Montana, two very different ideas of masculinity
Harvard’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has said it will not host its annual gala at the president’s Mar-a-Lago property. Though it won’t say why.
New research from Harvard and Columbia says gluten does not cause heart disease. Why is that even a question?
Egg cartons have become canvasses for a fantastically and purposely complex lexicon. Here’s a guide to the words that are actually worth paying attention to.
A debate on the nature of expertise in mental health could decide three people’s lives, and many more to come.
The most comprehensive review of evidence on health consequences of caffeine use has just been published.
Plant proteins called lectins are an emerging source of confusion and fear.