Scientists no longer believe that the soul lives in the heart—but we continue to use it as a metaphor for far more than just its physical function.
Salad is the food of abstention, so of course it's classified as women's food.
Two new novels ponder the still-urgent question of what could have compelled young women to do such terrible things.
Researchers have found a new mechanism that could explain the link between social dysfunction and immune dysfunction.
A new case study finds the virus in a woman’s genital tract, where it lived longer than in her blood.
For months I tried doing little tasks designed to improve my life, hoping they would add up to something big.
People who make videos designed to induce a tingling feeling are providing calm and support to a comfort-starved culture.
And a better chance at a natural birth
"I believe in having some acceptance that things are not within your control entirely, that things can get very dark unexpectedly and you don’t have a choice."
After bug spray, birth control is the best weapon available right now.
On swallowing “sorry”s and replacing them with simple “thank you”s.
Girls who start to develop at young ages—as more and more of them are—are at risk for a host of physical and psychological problems.
Thoughts from Caitlyn Jenner, Mona Eltahawy, and Bisi Alimi on stigma and pushing beyond the binary.
Shedding pounds is usually a losing battle—research suggests it’s better to just focus on building a healthy lifestyle.
Allowing people to sell organs is a fraught issue, but maybe they could be reimbursed for the costs of donation.
How the virus is spread, its disproportionate danger for pregnant women, and the delay in its worst effects combine to make this outbreak particularly tough.
A new study suggests that socializing is always tiring, regardless of personality.
A study looks at how phone snubbing—“phubbing”—becomes socially acceptable.
Feeling in control of your life is good for you, but it can also lead to heartbreak over mistakes and lost opportunities.
The news often portrays people with psychiatric disorders as a danger to others, when suicide is the much greater risk.