Inside Obama's new initiative to personalize health care
People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.
When people think about sugar calories in terms of physical activity, they choose well.
How will telemedicine shape the future of patient-doctor relationships?
After a class-action settlement over false advertising, everyone gets $10.
Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.
A fading ability to identify scents is a sign that life's end may be near.
Long-term devices are now the first-line recommendation for women of all ages.
Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.
How a workout becomes a social identity
A controversial treatment designed to remove environmental metals from the body might be effective in treating heart disease. Will one renegade doctor persuade the rest of the medical establishment to consider it?
One professor left his home for a 36-square-foot open-air box, and he is happier for it. How much does a person really need?
Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.
Red and white wines showed equal health benefits in new research—among people who move.
Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.
People are eating almonds in unprecedented amounts. Is that okay?
Living up to a social contract is inordinately valuable, and there's no pressure to exceed it.
The cost of limiting carbon emissions would pay for itself in human health benefits.
Artificial sweeteners probably don't cause weight gain, when used strategically.
Today the pendulum of science defends breakfast skippers.
A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.