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 small, litigious group has spent decades trying to stop the government from telling doctors what to do. What happens if it succeeds?
Circle back and kill me now.
A fifth of U.S. patients get surprise bills from surgery—even if their surgeon and hospital are in-network.
Baby-formula sales are slumping, so the companies that make it have turned to supplements for 3-year-olds.
Treatment at a military hospital can leave you tens of thousands of dollars in debt—and hounded by the federal government.
In last night’s Democratic debate, the senator tried to sell the idea that a health-care plan’s cost is a mark of its ambition.
Whatever happened to the anti-alcohol movement?
The average delivery now costs more than $4,500—even with insurance.
New research supports the idea that economic distress led to an increase in opioid abuse. But some say the origins of the epidemic are far more complicated.
An introvert’s guide to canceling without losing your friends
Male researchers are more likely than women to use novel and other flattering terms to promote their studies.
Women put up with a lot at the office. At least grant us elastic waistbands.
A “safe” alternative to opioid painkillers turns out to be not so safe.
How a socialist-seeming health-care policy became a rallying cry in the Democratic mainstream
People in different regions of the U.S. have measurably different psychological profiles.
Psychologists are discovering just how much information about our inner states can be gleaned from social media.
Sometimes people on the rise only inspire you to do worse.
“Superhero therapy” encourages people to think like their favorite movie characters. It seems to work.
Common infections such as strep throat might have a mysterious link to anorexia and bulimia.
The Democratic presidential candidate promoted a substitute for opioids that might be more dream than reality.