Two decades after Columbine, Americans remain split as to whether guns are dangerous or essential—and the school shootings continue.
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?
A new book argues that reason and perseverance aren’t enough. Instead, three emotions are the secret to getting things done.
Diets can be overwhelming, but one small change can do a lot.
The overbearing “queen bee” boss stereotype is a toxic feedback loop.
Jeff Sessions changed an Obama-era policy on cannabis, and it could affect medical use.
My night dancing with wild abandon in a silent hotel lobby
It’s not just a lack of grocery stores that’s making us fat. It’s an overabundance of fast food.
The difficult job of an insurance-enrollment counselor in a time of tight budgets and confusion
Because of the opioid epidemic, Americans have been dying younger for two years in a row.
A third of Americans have pain “often” or “very often”—here’s why.
Drinking moderately might still be affecting your brain, even if you never black out.
The depiction of uncomfortable romance in "Cat Person" seems to resonate with countless women.
The president isn’t required to undergo neurological tests or to share the results.