Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.
A new study finds that as the jobless rate rises, so do drug overdoses.
Conservative health-care analysts on why the GOP couldn’t come up with a stronger replacement for Obamacare
A new study finds that mortality from heart attacks is higher on days with major races.
Poverty tends to dampen test scores, but new research suggests people with hard upbringings can sometimes outperform their more-privileged peers.
Incarceration can sometimes reduce mortality—but only when life on the outside is worse.
Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to break the cycle.
The psychology of how voters assign responsibility for policy failures
The vice president—and other powerful men—regularly avoid one-on-one meetings with women in the name of protecting their families. In the end, what suffers is women’s progress.
Prices may rise for enrollees, but there are ways the administration can prevent that. The question is whether it will.
A study explores how Tough Mudders allow the “cognitariat” a break from the tedium of sedentary work
There’s a simple psychological trick that might change people’s minds.
People want more medical leave, but like other perks, they prefer for it to come from companies.
According to the Heritage Foundation—which opposes the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.
Fewer people would sign up for employer-sponsored plans, and fewer employers would offer coverage.
Healthy people pay for sick people in health insurance, like it or not.
Access to medical treatment may help solve unrelated, difficult societal problems, a study finds.
The psychological roots of liberals’ Trump depression—and what comes next
Though most old and sick people will be worse off under the GOP bill, it might be a boon—real or perceived—for people earning just above the Obamacare subsidy cutoff.
The prevalence of unpaid medical bills varies widely by state, but it affects the South disproportionately.