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.
As their goosebumps have long suggested, women perform better on tests of cognitive function at toastier room temperatures.
Some American women see giving up their babies as more emotionally painful than terminating their pregnancies.
I decided to noise-cancel life.
Some white-collar women are ditching their purses for a more practical toting solution. They say they’ll never go back.
For young couples these days, there seems to be more adulting, less adultery.
A Trump proposal is scaring legal immigrants away from essential health programs.
The brain chemical oxytocin appears to make people feel full and reduce overeating. Can it encourage weight loss?
Companies are racing to develop real chicken, fish, and beef that don’t require killing animals. Here’s what’s standing in their way.
Other countries still have health insurers, but they avoid five-figure medical bills. The answer lies in how the insurers and doctors are regulated.
Nurses spend 16 hours on the phone, medications take months to arrive, and patients suffer as they wait.
Alerts about classroom reading have been accused of weakening America's college students. But they might not do anything at all.
People are tweeting more about feeling embarrassed, and many of those tweets refer to the president.
After waking up with a searing pain that radiates down to my shoulders, I hunt for the culprit.
Without paid sick leave, workers who are quarantined for health reasons face job loss and worse.
Doctors’ bills play a role in 60 percent of personal-bankruptcy filings.
They actually just keep their opinions to themselves.
Single-payer health-care plans seem foreign to many voters. House Democrats are aiming to change that.
The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.
New restrictions on the Title X program may affect poor women’s access to other kinds of health care.
Even pharma executives recognize that drugs cost Americans too much.