In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. One young woman’s struggle shows why.
A look at what happens when abortion is forbidden, from countries where it still is
Men vastly outnumber women among sexual harassers. The reason has more to do with culture than with intrinsic maleness.
A new study shows that fentanyl test strips nudge drug users to take extra precautions.
Black Panthers and other activists brought the ancient Chinese practice into addiction medicine in New York in the 1970s. Despite a lack of firm evidence, it’s still popular in some communities.
Expert advice on ending procrastination and finishing that manuscript, dissertation, or other big project
It has nothing to do with Trump.
Three years after a pool-party video made McKinney, Texas, infamous, I returned to find suburbanites who feel threatened, a mayor and activists at odds, and socioeconomic divisions that persist.
In humans and rats, eating cured meats might induce manic episodes.
What to expect when you’re expecting your abortifacient pill delivery
A major new study questions the common wisdom about how we should choose our careers.
When Trump administration officials opposed a WHO breast-feeding resolution, they followed a long history of policymakers listening to baby-formula manufacturers.
A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.
A new CDC report highlights geographical trends in leisure-time physical activity.
A conversation with the head of the department of human services in the first state to force a group of people to work in exchange for medical care
The head of the Commonwealth Fund, which compares the health systems of developed nations, pinpoints why America’s is so expensive and inefficient.
A pediatrician explains how the trauma of family separation can change biology.
The wealth gap is also a happiness gap.
No, not Austin.
In a series of experiments, researchers show that when whites feel threatened, they oppose government assistance.
The head of a family-planning organization on how Trump’s change to a federal birth-control program will affect women