Two decades after Columbine, Americans remain split as to whether guns are dangerous or essential—and the school shootings continue.
And the United States could, too
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.
A new study explores where and why Americans are dying early.
Research shows the program, which protects undocumented young immigrants from deportation, encourages them to stay in school and delay parenthood.
Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.
People are remarkably bad at getting on and sticking with drug regimens—even when those drugs stop AIDS.
How sugar daddies and vaginal microbes created the world’s largest HIV epidemic
A paper on overdose-reversal drugs reached a conclusion no one liked. The pushback raised questions about sexism and scientific methods.
As jobs evaporated, blood pressure skyrocketed.
Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.
The ride-sharing company is launching a service that allows doctors to hail cars for their patients.
Bringing back asylums isn't actually the worst idea.
Why Prozac and its ilk so often fail, and why the future of psychiatry might be psychedelics
A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions.
In the wake of mass shootings, some blame a failure to spot the signs of mental illness. But myriad obstacles stand in the way of getting someone good mental-health treatment.
In Cape Town, people are restricted to just a fraction of the typical amount of water. From showering in buckets to special pee spray, here’s how they’re coping.
To get extremely potent opioids, users turn to the dark web—and sometimes, Google.
A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.
The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?