The developing world stands to bear the health costs and economic burden of increases in tobacco use and tobacco-related death.
A promising study in Pediatrics found that making sure kids have sufficient Vitamin D during winter's darkest months may decease the incidence of acute respiratory tract infections by 50%.
It's heartening to hear we're on the right track once in a while.
In the search for a cancer cure, researchers have developed a molecule that could function as a non-hormonal, reversible form of male birth control.
A god among mid-morning snacks, Greek yogurt has taken over The Atlantic offices. In the interest of our colleagues' health, we take a closer look at the new yogurt culture. Yes, culture.
Patients with severe psychiatric disorders actually function better in neurocognitive assessments when they have a history of marijuana use
The first evidence that keeping vending machines out of middle schools is associated with decreased obesity
The disorder popularized by reality television is poised to take its place as a unique diagnosis in the forthcoming DSM-V, with functional brain imaging evidence that renders it distinct from OCD.
The characteristics we find attractive can also be influenced by our immediate environmental context.
Proper use of safety restraints could reduce the chances of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers.
Kids are not buckled up, not riding in the back, not using car seats, and on and on. Here are the rules, again.
Researchers, in typical researcher fashion, continue to search for ways to identify and account for sexual orientation.
A physical performance-enhancer has similar effects on the depressed mind.
There's strong evidence to suggest your aversion to dust, pollen, mold, and pets may be protecting you from brain cancer.
Guys want to be like Mike; girls want Mia to be like them.
Longer sperm fare better in the race to fertilization, but speed is actually not a factor.
Chalk it up to denial, misunderstanding, or ill-fated optimism?
Overlooking socioeconomic conditions and jumping to a psychiatric diagnosis can prevent us from addressing the real issues behind anxiety.
Worried that your colleagues are talking behind your back? The fact that you're worrying will make them talk.
Adding a smile to your to-do list can ease the stress of multitasking.