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 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
Another study shows the epidemic is outpacing the resources devoted to it
Roseanne Barr suggested that the drug prompted her to tweet racist remarks, but is that possible?
They’re linked to an increase in populist sentiments.
Several new studies suggest yogurt might reduce inflammation—a process linked to different types of diseases.
Everyone is having fewer babies in the U.S.—except women in their 40s.
A new study links lower socioeconomic status to detrimental brain changes.
They’re not wrong.
The drug can be extra dangerous when your detective work involves sniffing.
Researchers are testing egg-shaped chairs, retroreflective ceilings, and other ways to help people concentrate without cubicles.