Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.
SUV sales are up and social trust is down. Some researchers think that’s not a coincidence.
In some cities, heroin addicts have access to treatment, but many are still using. Now, Seattle is poised to open a safe-injection facility for those who just can’t stop. So why can’t they?
Exposure to the toxin leads to higher risk of miscarriages, new research finds, in addition to other long-lasting effects.
A new drink mimics the effect of eating very few carbs—and promises the attendant performance boost—while you scarf all the donuts you want.
After 16 years, medical-cannabis patients in the state can finally buy pot from dispensaries. But there’s a lot of fine print.
A new book argues sleeping pills aren’t the answer to chronic insomnia. Instead, a simple, natural trick works better.
A new study suggests that people who naturally get more REM sleep may be less sensitive to frightening things.
The president’s executive order recommended expanding the use of bare-bones plans. But they could lead to high bills.
Last week, the president ended an important subsidy insurers were relying on to set their prices. What now?
In the biggest attack on the health-care law yet, the administration will end payments that insurers use to help poor customers.
The measure might make insurance cheaper for the healthy and pricier for those with serious health conditions, experts say
A new tool helps primary-care physicians draw on medical expertise from all over the world.
Improved access to treatment might help many Americans, but experts say it would not prevent Las Vegas–style tragedies
A new book explores how marriage has changed in recent years, and why that’s made staying married harder.
A lack of fuel, power, and supplies might make death tolls rise further on the island.
Regardless of income or childbearing preference, women would feel the impacts of the latest Obamacare-replacement proposal.
Willie Parker discusses his Christian faith, teen moms, and what’s next for abortion access.
Access to insurance isn’t erasing race- and class-based health disparities.
A new report from the Gates Foundation shows the devastating effects of a lapse in funding for global health.
How a new-agey website started by an actress became so popular—and what it says about the future of health journalism