Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.
One of the world’s most crucial and selfless acts is still simply washing your hands.
A viral claim that Impossible Whoppers would make men “grow boobs” plays into long-held beliefs about power and sex.
Pandemics will require deciding who needs respirators and surgical masks, and who doesn’t.
China’s attempt to curb a viral outbreak is a radical experiment in authoritarian medicine.
The science of adapting to cold weather could change treatment of inflammatory diseases, insomnia, and trauma.
Making you sweat is just the beginning.
The congressman has spent his life on fights that defined an era. Now, as a cancer patient, battle metaphors no longer apply.
What is the ideal temperature for sleep?
Big Tobacco claims to have created a safer cigarette. Is unleashing it a big mistake?
Tips to avoid being poisoned, intentionally or otherwise
In an effort to prove that he did not sexually assault a 17-year-old in the 1990s, Prince Andrew offered a bizarre medical explanation.
As age factors more urgently in politics, a simple test could evaluate who remains fit for office.
One suffocating city is a harbinger of health crises around the world.
Consuming a lot of sugar is essential for endurance athletes, but the process doesn’t need to be complicated.
The extremely common treatment might be causing more harm than previously thought.
Nutrition studies leave out a crucial factor.
The senator underwent one of the most common procedures in the country.
In a moment of national panic, what is the safest way forward?
“Identity fusion” might explain why people act against their own interests.
A new, billion-dollar pharmaceutical to treat peanut allergies is up for approval. It’s simply peanut flour.