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.
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.
People raised in low-income families have worse cognitive functioning after age 50, suggesting that mental decline is a process that starts in childhood.
There’s a reason men’s body washes and deodorants all seem to have that same, specific scent.
Drug overdoses and suicides are causing American life expectancy to drop.
Science suggests that there are two types of people who tolerate the cold well. Sadly, I’m neither.
Long live the charity walkathon.
Arcane rules and outdated beliefs about addiction are keeping many people from getting treatment.
The latest news about Facebook is a wake-up call that “leaning in” doesn’t mean doing right.
A new study suggests that people whose mothers had several serious romantic partners tend to follow the same trajectory.
How the GOP repeal effort did—and did not—come back to bite those who championed it
A trait that’s often seen as good can actually be destructive. Here’s how to combat it.
Immigrants’ gut bacteria “westernize” soon after they move to the U.S., which might influence obesity in immigrants and Americans alike.
One sufferer seeks relief for her bleeding feet.
Drug-overdose deaths have been down for six months, but it’s too early to know whether the good news will continue.